Investments

Analysts give thumbs up to Sime Darby’s buy

February 26, 2012
Analysts give thumbs up to Sime Darby’s buy

MALAYSIAN conglomerate Sime Darby’s acquisition of a 95% stake in Indonesian company PT Indo Sukses Lestari Makmur for US$4.36 million has been given the thumbs up by analysts. It has been reported that the acquisition, through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary…

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Thai government props up glove sector

February 26, 2012
Thai government props up glove sector

THE Thai government is intervening in the rubber gloves industry by offering soft loans of 5 billion baht to local agricultural institutes and 10 billion baht to rubber estate organisations, enabling latex prices to stay above US$2.30 in the short…

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New subsidiary for MHI

February 26, 2012
New subsidiary for MHI

JAPANESE firm Mistubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will establish wholly-owned subsidiary to handle the industrial machinery business, including material handling systems and rubber and tyre machinery, effective April. It will be created by integrating the industrial machinery business, currently being operated…

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Keyuan assured of raw material from Shell

February 26, 2012
Keyuan assured of raw material from Shell

CHINESE petrochemicals firm Keyuan Petrochemicals has signed a long-term supplier agreement with Shell Petrochemicals, a joint venture between CNOOC and Royal Dutch Shell Group, to purchase butadiene, an essential raw material used in the production of styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS). This year…

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Second rubber park in India

February 26, 2012
Second rubber park in India

INDIA has set up a Rs23 crore industrial rubber park in Bodhungnagar in Western Tripura. A joint venture between the Tripura Industrial Development Corporation (TIDC) and the Rubber Board, it is the second of its kind in the country after…

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Koppers’s Chinese carbon plant

February 26, 2012
Koppers’s Chinese carbon plant

US-based carbon compound and treated wood products maker Koppers is setting up three coal-tar based carbon product plants in Jiangsu, China, with Nippon Steel Chemical, Sojitz JECT, Yizhou Group and the Pizhou government. The facilities will comprise a 250,000 tonne…

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Hexpol acquires TPE maker

February 26, 2012
Hexpol acquires TPE maker

GERMAN firm Hexpol’s acquisition of Müller Kunststoffe has been finalised, with the latter becoming a part of business area of the compounding business thereby broadening Hexpol’s TPE portfolio. According to Hexpol, the acquisition price of EUR39 million is funded by…

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Baosteel starting up wire rod facility

January 30, 2012
Baosteel starting up wire rod facility

CHINESE steel wire maker Jiangsu Baosteel is marking its entry into the high-grade wire rod product field with the set up of precision steel wire facility in Jiangsu Haimen Haibao Industrial Park. The project will be constructed in two phases…

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Orion builds carbon black plant in South Korea

January 30, 2012
Orion builds carbon black plant in South Korea

US-based Orion Engineered Carbons will construct a fifth production unit for tread blacks at its plant in Yeosu, South Korea. The additional unit will increase the plant’s annual output by 36 tonnes to a total of 188 tonnes. The project…

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Kobe/L&T tyre machine facility running

January 30, 2012
Kobe/L&T tyre machine facility running

JAPANESE company Kobe Steel’s joint venture with India’s Larsen & Toubro has started up production of rubber processing machinery in India. Called L&T Kobelco Machinery, the joint venture manufactures rubber mixers and twin-screw rollerhead extruders used in making tyres. The…

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