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Arkema expands tin chemicals capacity in China

Post By: Organic Development on Tuesday, 25 September 2007

Arkema is investing in a major expansion of its PVC heat stabilizer production facility in Beijing , to respond to the strong growth of the construction and packaging markets.

The expansion will double the capacity of the site to 12,000 tonnes per year for production of the full range of tin-based heat stabilizers, and make it the single largest production facility for tin stabilizers in Asia. The extension is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2008.

“As Asia...

Chemtura increases tin stabilizer prices

Post By: Organic Development on Thursday, 22 March 2007

On Monday Chemtura Corporation announced a 15% increase on the selling price of their tin stabilizer range in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The price rise is effective 1st April 2007 or as contract terms permit.

In a statement the company said that “the increase…. is driven by unexpected tight product supply and the dramatic increase in tin-metal costs over the last 12 months, and in particular over the last two months.”

Organotin stabilizers are used mainly in the production of...

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