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    Chevron Phillips Chemical Signs Agreement to Sell its Ryton® PPS Business to Solvay Chevron Phillips Chemical Company today announces that it has signed an agreement to sell its Ryton® polyphenylene sulfide business to Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC for $220 million.
    Petrochemical Academy to Provide Students with Core Industry Skills Phillips 66, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP and the Sweeny Independent School District are pleased to announce their support in the creation of a petrochemical academy in Sweeny, Texas.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical to Expand Alpha Olefins Capacity at Cedar Bayou Plant Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP is pleased to announce it received Board of Directors approval and obtained the necessary environmental permit from the TCEQ to expand normal alpha olefins production capacity at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, TX.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Breaks Ground on Two World-Scale Polyethylene Units for U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP held its second groundbreaking ceremony for its U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) Petrochemicals Project at the construction site in Old Ocean, Texas.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Mechanical Completion and Start-up of World's Largest 1-Hexene Plant Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP announced today the successful commissioning and start-up of the world’s largest on-purpose 1-hexene plant.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Makes a ‘Mark’ on its Loop Slurry Process Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP announced that its licensed loop slurry technology will be marketed under the MarTECH™ trademark.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces New Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety & Security Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC is pleased to announce that effective June 1, 2014, Kate Holzhauser will join Chevron Phillips Chemical as vice president, environment, health, safety and security.
    Plastics Innovators J. Paul Hogan and Robert L. Banks Inducted into Plastics Hall of Fame Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP is pleased to announce that The Plastics Academy has posthumously inducted heritage employees J. Paul Hogan and Robert L. Banks into The Plastics Hall of Fame.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Celebrates USGC Petrochemicals Project Groundbreaking at its Cedar Bayou Plant in Baytown, Texas Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP held a groundbreaking ceremony for its U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project at the Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical CEO Says Petrochemical Industry Needs Skilled Workers, Emphasizes Technical Career Paths The most significant constraint facing petrochemical industry growth is the availability of technically skilled workers to build, operate and maintain the $100 billion of announced chemical projects, according to Chevron Phillips Chemical CEO.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Expands Mercaptan Capacity in Europe Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned affiliate, Chevron Phillips Chemicals International N.V., is expanding its Tessenderlo, Belgium facility.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical and Repsol Announce Metallocene License Agreement Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP and Repsol’s Chemicals Division announced today that Repsol has entered into an agreement to license Chevron Phillips Chemical’s proprietary technology for production of metallocene-based polyethylene resins.
     

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    Chevron Phillips Chemical Adds New Ryton® PPS Grades for Food Contact Applications Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP is introducing two new grades to its Ryton® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) product line for use in food contact applications.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces MOGoil GmbH as Russia Distributor for Synfluid® Polyalphaolefin Products Chevron Phillips Chemicals International N.V. has named MOGoil GmbH an official distributor for high and low viscosity Synfluid® polyalphaolefins (PAO) in Russia.
    Ryton® PPS Introduces X Line of PPS alloys Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP has announced that its Xtel® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) alloy products will now be marketed under the Ryton® PPS brand name as XE or XK PPS alloys.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Donates Resin for 30,000 Children’s Toys Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP today announced a donation of 12,000 pounds of polyethylene resin to the Detroit Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) to make toys for more than 30,000 needy children in the state of Michigan.
    Performance Pipe Completes Modernization Investment: Prepares for new capital projects beginning 2013 Performance Pipe, the largest polyethylene (PE) pressure pipe manufacturer in North America, has recently invested more than $30 million in major capital improvements across the U.S.
    Ryton® PPS Celebrates 40 Years Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP is pleased to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ryton® PPS by announcing improved production from the company’s newest PPS plant located in Borger, Texas.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces New Synfluid® mPAOs Chevron Phillips Chemical will begin producing Synfluid® 40 cSt and 100 cSt high viscosity metallocene polyalphaolefins (mPAOs).
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Puts the “Plus” in Normal Alpha Olefins Chevron Phillips Chemical will begin marketing its normal alpha olefins line of products under the trademark AlphaPlus® NAO.
    Performance Pipe Introduces Autocoiled Packaging for Natural Gas Tubing Performance Pipe is now offering its ½”, ¾” and 1” coils of natural gas tubing in stretch-wrapped autocoils. Historically this tubing has been banded. Watch Video
    K-Resin SBC KR05 Makes a Clear Difference in Food Packaging at InnoWare As a leading manufacturer of distinctive, high quality foodservice containers and paper tableware items, InnoWare, Inc. takes pride in producing top notch products that meet their customers' needs.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Debuts New PPS Grades Featuring Low Chlorine Content for Electronic/Electrical Applications With low halogen content standards becoming commonplace in the electronics industry, Chevron Phillips Chemical is introducing several new Ryton® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) resin grades with chlorine content of less than 900 parts per million.
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Introduces New Fiber Resins With three new fiber resins, Chevron Phillips Chemical is providing quality products to monofilament, multifilament, and staple fiber producers.
     

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