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Celanese opens Chinese plant

03 August 2011

The Emulsion Polymers business of Celanese has formally dedicated its expanded vinyl acetate/ethylene (VAE) unit in Nanjing, China. The expansion, which doubles the original capacity of the VAE unit, came online in the second quarter. &qu...


Univar and Dow add territories

03 August 2011

Univar Inc has expanded its European distribution agreement with Dow Corning Coatings (DCC) to include Austria, Turkey, the Baltic region, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and South Africa. Univar has been distributing DCC’s full range ...


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‘Global demand for emulsion polymers to exceed 13Mt in 2016’ report reveals

15 October 2012

Global demand for emulsion polymers is forecast to rise over 5%/yr to 13.3Mt (dry basis) in 2016. Advances will be fuelled by increased production of water-based paints, coatings and adhesives, which ...