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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.

2010-03-03 08:50:00

SAO PAULO, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A.

2010-02-01 06:57:00

SAO PAULO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A.

2010-01-22 08:49:00

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Braskem S.A. ("Braskem"), Odebrecht S.A. ("ODB"), Odebrecht Servicos e Participacoes S.A. ("OSP" and, jointly with ODB, "Odebrecht"), Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras ("PTB") and Petrobras Quimica S.A.

2009-11-30 07:40:00

SAO PAULO, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A.

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