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July 30, 2009
BASF says it is committed to a previously announced grassroots methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) project at Chongqing, China but that the plant's completion will likely be...
June 12, 2009
Dow Polyurethanes says it has started up its expanded methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant in Estarreja, Portugal (CW, Sept. 19, 2007, p. 45). The expansion, which was...
June 10, 2009
Basic chemicals producers have announced another round of price increases to be implemented on July 1, or as contracts allow, citing rising raw materials costs and inadequate margins...
March 10, 2009
Bayer Material Science (BMS) says it intends to close for an indefinite period its methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant at Brunsbuettel, Germany from April 1 because of...
February 10, 2009
Huntsman says it has suspended work on design and feasibility studies for its 400,000 m.t./year methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) plant at Rozenburg, the Netherlands, because of...
December 12, 2008
Bayer is responding to the "considerably weaker sales and earnings" at its Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) subgroup by cutting back production in some areas with more measures to...
September 19, 2008
Bayer MaterialScience says it has declared force majeure on products produced by its polyurethanes; coatings, adhesives, specialties; polycarbonates; and inorganic chemicals business units due to the effects of Hurricane Ike on its operations at Baytown, TX....
March 10, 2008
Huntsman says it is increasing prices globally for methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) and polyurethane, citing costs of feedstocks and reinvestments. Prices will increase by...
March 3, 2008
Huntsman Corp. says it is preparing design and feasibility studies for a 400,000-m.t./year methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant at the company’s Rozenburg, the...
February 25, 2008
Huntsman Corp. says it has begun design and feasibility studies to build a 400,000-m.t./year methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant at the company's Rozenburg, the...
February 19, 2008
Three private-sector Saudi Arabian groups have teamed up to build an $800-million isocyanates complex at Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, CW has learned. House of Invention International (Jeddah...
January 28, 2008
BorsodChem (Kazincbarcika, Hungary) says it has made “significant advances” in developing methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) manufacturing technologies under an...
October 22, 2007
Global demand for methylene di-para-phenylene isocynate (MDI) is “very strong at the moment,” particularly in the insulation market, analysts say. This is largely because...
September 21, 2007
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) says it is considering building a 400,000-m.t./year methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant in Europe. The plant could be commissioned in 2012 if...
September 12, 2007
Bayer MaterialScience says it is considering building a 400,000 m.t./year methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) plant in Europe. The plant could be commissioned in 2012, Bayer says. A...
July 30, 2007
Huntsman has acquired a majority stake in Arabian Polyol. (Dammam, Saudi Arabia), its joint venture with Basic Chemical Industries. Financial terms were not disclosed. The jv, which...
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