basic chemicals & plastics

November 2008
Chemical Week;11/3/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 34, p34
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs on basic chemicals and plastics industries. Formosa will close its No. 3 naphtha cracker in Mailiao,Taiwan due to weak Asian demand. Invista has announced that its polyethylene terephthatate (PET) resins for packaging applications are available in the U.S. market. LyondellBasell Industries has launched a range of butene-1 based polymers, marketed under the name Koattro.


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