Increase for capital and maintenance estimated at 20 percent, according to Industrial Info Resources.
Lyondell Chemical has announced the sale of its inorganic chemicals business to National Titanium Dioxide Company.
Cites increased demand from aerospace, agriculture and energy markets.
Sale includes PET polymers manufacturing assets and related polyester resins business.
Company will help with new complex in Saudi Arabia for polybutylene terephthalate.
According to Industrial Info Resources, following a decline in 2005 and a rebound in 2006, the CPI in the Southeast Region is expected to see $700 million in spending.
Union says DuPont should stop making PFOA sooner than its announced date of 2015.
Meeting will address new regulations for exporting chemicals into EU.
Plans to stop using the chemical by 2015.
Business being sold to Lion Copolymer; 215 Chemtura employees expected to become Lion employees.
DuPont announces it will raise its prices on Nucrel Acid copolymer resins immediately.
Rite-Lok product line will expand 3M's presence in specialty structural adhesives market.
Infineum has reached a $950,000 settlement with the EPA for alleged violations of the Toxic Substances Control Act.
The new complex will produce 700,000 TPA of polypropylene, 1.2 million TPA of paraxylene, 600,000 TPA of styrene monomer and 10.5 million TPA of refined petroleum products.
As part of a settlement with the EPA, the new system will track the purchase, use, storage and disposal of chemicals.
Company did well in limiting personal injuries, but came up short in the bigger picture.
Propylene/polypropylene plants will produce 350,000 tons per year.
O-I releases statement that it is reviewing options for the division; GE rumored to be selling its plastics business.
According to research from Industrial Info Resources, the value of the projects that were either delayed or cancelled in 2006 was $2.2 billion, down from $3.5 billion in 2005.
Deal is worth $481 million.
Failure to comply with DHS performance standards could result in fines of $25,000 per day.
Orders stem from legislation President Bush signed in October.
Cash transaction expected to close in the first quarter of 2007.
Companies set long-term supply and purchase agreements.