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February 19, 2008Three 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, 2008BorsodChem (Kazincbarcika, Hungary) says it has made “significant advances” in developing methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) manufacturing technologies under an...
November 14, 2007Dow Chemical will become sole owner of Pacific Plastics Thailand....
November 6, 2007Job cuts are the main feature of the program....
October 22, 2007Global 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, 2007Bayer 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, 2007Bayer 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, 2007Huntsman 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...
July 27, 2007Dow Chemical says it will boost methylene-di-para-phenylene (MDI) capacity at Freeport, TX by 50%, to 750 million lbs/year over the next three years, citing growing demand. The...
July 26, 2007Dow Chemical has announced price increases of 10 cts/lb on toluene diisocyanate and 5 cts/lb on methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate in the U.S. and Canada, effective April 7. The...
July 25, 2007Tight supply and sharp increases in benzene feedstock costs have prompted methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) and toluene diisocyanate (TDI) producers to announce price...
July 24, 2007Dow Chemical says it will carry out a seven-day maintenance turnaround at its polymeric methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (PMDI) plant Freeport, TX, until April 21. Dow recently...
June 28, 2007BASF says it is considering construction of a world-scale methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant at Chongqing, China. The company signed a memorandum of cooperation on June...
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