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Astra Polymers inks agreement with BASF to manufacture customer specific blends

Astra Polymers, a developer and producer of plastic compounds in the Middle East, has entered into a new cooperative agreement with BASF Plastic Additives Middle East to manufacture customer specific blends (CSB) in Saudi Arabia. The agreement integrates the capabilities of both the companies and brings two innovative technologies for additive blends to clients in the region.

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Solvay Specialty Polymers and Rhodia to expand in Asia with significant investments in China

Solvay Specialty Polymers and Rhodia Engineering Plastics are strongly committed to expand in Asia and are specifically focusing significant investments in China as a platform for growth in the region. The separate Solvay Specialty Polymers and Rhodia Engineering Plastics research and development facilities in Shanghai will be combined into one world-class R&D Center at RhodiaÂ’s campus in the Xinzhuang industrial zone. A new four million euro building will be added to the existing Rhodia research center with two full floors dedicated to polymer formulation and processing and includes an injection molding facility for customer trials

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New state-of-the-art pilot facility at Mt. Vernon to streamline polymer research and product development

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business has inaugurated a new, state-of-the-art pilot facility that will allow chemistry and process development for its high performance polymers (HPP) – Ultem*, Siltem* and Extem* resins – product line. The new 3,000-sq.-ft., world-class facility is an innovation resource that will enable SABIC to more rapidly produce new polymers – particularly custom formulations – for customers.

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