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Sibur announced that it will boost the TPE production capacity at its Voronezh site by 50,000 t/y. The project has been approved by Russia’s General Board of State Expert Review (Glavgosexpertiza) and the Sibur’s investment committee. With the current TPE output of 85,000 t/y, Voronezhsintezkauchuk’s design capacity is set to increase to 135,000 t/y.

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Covestro AG is tapping e-commerce on an experimental basis in China. The China market is the single largest contributor to Covestro's global sales. The company, formerly known as Bayer Material Science, expects to boost its total global sales via online channels to EUR 1 billion (USD 1.17 billion), by the end of 2019, said Markus Steilemann, its CEO. "We have great opportunities in terms of development here in China, particularly in e-commerce, because this is a market still very experimental, where customers love to try new things."

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BASF has launched a new production facility for Infinergy expanded thermoplastic polyurethanes (E-TPU) at its Changhua manufacturing site in Taiwan.

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According to the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery and moulds manufacturers' association Amaplast, based on foreign trade data published by the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT), Italian imports of plastics and rubber processing machinery racked up a 23 % increase in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017 – a clear contrast to the weak development of exports. Despite a decline of 7 %, the trade balance has remained positive by over EUR 1 billion. The growth in imports may be interpreted as renewed faith in the domestic market, mainly due to investment incentives that are likely to be renewed, said the association.

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Zeon Corporation has announced that global selling prices for the company’s thermoplastic elastomers (SIS) under the brandname Quintac will be raised. The increase is USD 220 per metric ton. The price increase will be effective for product deliveries from 1 October 2018.

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According to a report in the news portal “Arab News” on 11 September 2018, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) is considering plans to build a petrochemical complex in the Chinese province of Fujian as part of wider efforts to diversify its business internationally.

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Trelleborg has opened a facility in Querétaro, Mexico, to manufacture sealing profiles, such as control cable protector tubes and other critical automotive sealing components. The site covers a total of 1,250 m². According to Trelleborg, the state-of-the-art facility will serve the needs of the company’s existing and future tier one customers within the automotive industry. The investment is part of Trelleborg’s continued long-term strategy to invest in markets with favourable growth potential.

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Cooper Standard announced the opening of its new Japan headquarters and engineering centre in Yokohama. Relocated from its previous location in Osaki, the approximately 5,400 square-foot (~ 502.5 m2) facility currently employs 14 people and offers full-service product development and engineering to support Japanese automakers, such as Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Suzuki and Toyota.

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On 12 September 2018, Versalis (Eni) has opened a new EPDM rubber production plant in Ferrara, Italy, which will mainly supply the automotive industry. Over EUR 250 million were invested in the project, which involved constructing a new production line, and the revamping of the existing elastomer plant.

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Sabic, in a notice to Tadawul (Saudi stock exchange), said it has completed all regulatory approvals in relation to the acquisition of a 24.99% equity interest in Clariant.

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TactoTek and its technology partners for injection moulded structural electronics (IMSE) are hosting the “IMSE Solution Day”, a conference dedicated to IMSE technology, product design and manufacturing, on 18 September 2018 in Oulu, Finland.

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