TITLE

Showa Denko and Asahi form polyethylene alliance

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 1993
SOURCE
Chemical Week;7/28/1993, Vol. 153 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Showa Denko and Asahi Chemical's formation of a strategic alliance in their respective polyolefins businesses. Link-up in the polystyrene sector; Coverage of the alliance; Plan of a combined production and distribution system; Benefits from grade rationalization.
ACCESSION #
9401210301

 

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