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2011-01-25 06:30:00

NINGBO, China, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Keyuan Petrochemicals, Inc.

2010-12-08 08:09:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The nomination of Carlos Fadigas as CEO of Braskem S.A. has been approved by the Company's Board of Directors. Fadigas headed operations as CEO of Braskem America since the start of 2010.

2010-11-11 06:25:00

SAO PAULO, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A.

2010-09-22 15:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Braskem America announced today plans to invest $50 million in its U.S. polypropylene business through 2011 to better serve its customers and to position the company for growth in the North American market.

2010-08-10 08:16:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A.

2010-05-17 13:03:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlos Fadigas, 40, has been named CEO of Braskem America, formerly Sunoco Chemicals, and will officially begin his new role starting May 17, the company announced.

2010-05-14 08:53:00

SAO PAULO, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5, BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK) announces today its results for 1Q10. HIGHLIGHTS: EBITDA of R$729 million in 1Q10, with EBITDA margin of 16.3%, 1.9 p.p.

2010-04-01 13:17:00

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Clifford Chance US LLP is advising Braskem S.A. (NYSE: BAK), the eighth-largest thermoplastic resin producer in the world and the largest in the Americas, on its purchase of Sunoco, Inc.'s (NYSE: SUN) polypropylene business for approximately $350 million.

2010-04-01 13:01:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Braskem S.A. (NYSE: BAK), the eight-largest thermoplastic resin producer in the world and largest in the Americas, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the polypropylene business of Sunoco Chemicals.

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