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April 1, 2016Wanhua Chemical (America) is increasing the price of polyurethane precursors methylene di-para-phenylene diisocyanate (MDI), toluene diisocyanate (TDI), and polyols in North America and the Caribbean, effective 1 May. Wannate-brand MDI and TDI will increase by 6 cts/lb, and Wanol polyol products will increase by 5 cts/lb. The company cites “evolving market conditions”....
January 26, 2016BASF said on Monday that with immediate effect or as contracts allow, it will increase prices for methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) and toluene diisocyanate...
March 15, 2016Dow Chemical has reached agreement to acquire Chemours' aniline facility in Beaumont, TX for approximately $140 million in cash. The Beaumont, TX facility has aniline capacity of...
August 3, 2015Sadara Chemical, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical; and E. A. Juffali & Brothers, a privately owned Saudi company, have signed an agreement for Sadara to supply...
December 22, 2014Mitsui Chemicals and SKC (Seoul) plan to merge their polyurethane (PU) raw material businesses into a joint venture by 1 April 2015. Mitsui president and CEO Tsutomu Tannowa and SKC...
November 10, 2014Dow Chemical says it will appeal a polyurethanes price-fixing class-action judgment to the US Supreme Court. In September, the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed a jury verdict awarding the plaintiffs $1.06 billion. Dow asked the court to rehear the case, but on 7 November, the court turned the company down....
October 6, 2014Huntsman is moving downstream into auto parts by integrating Gomet, an Italian producer of components for the automotive aftermarket, into its polyurethanes division. Huntsman acquired Gomet with the purchase of several chemical businesses from Rockwood Holdings, a deal that closed on 1 October....
September 30, 2014Dow Chemical has lost its bid to appeal the $1.06 billion award imposed in a class-action lawsuit over price fixing in the polyurethanes market....
October 3, 2014Huntsman plans to build a world-scale, 400,000-m.t./year methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant at the company’s site at Geismar, LA. The company has commenced...
August 18, 2014An equipment failure on 14 August will disrupt production at Huntsman’s Port Neches, TX, facility for 2-3 weeks, the company says. Huntsman makes methyl-tert butyl ether (MTBE), propylene oxide (PO), and propylene glycol (PG) at the facility....