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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...
November 17, 2015BASF has inaugurated a toluene diisocyanate (TDI) complex at its Ludwigshafen site. The total investment including precursors exceeded €1 billon ($1.06 billion). In addition to...
July 9, 2015Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a leading Russian producer of petrochemicals and part of the local TAIF Group (Kazan), has decided to divide its planned $9-billion...
July 8, 2015Bayer MaterialScience said on Wednesday that its Brunsbüttel, Germany–based toluene diisocyanate (TDI) plant will be permanently closed in early September. The closure of...
March 26, 2015BASF has declared force majeure on contracts and related agreements pertaining to its Lupranate brand of monomeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate–based products, effective 23...
February 17, 2015Japan has extended the period of its antidumping investigation into toluene diisocyanate (TDI) originating from China by four months, until 13 June, Japan's ministries of economy...
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...
December 3, 2014Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has begun to ramp up operating rates at its new 300,000-m.t./year toluene diisocyanate (TDI) unit at Dormagen, Germany, ahead of an official inauguration of...
November 19, 2014The first units at BASF's new toluene diisocyanate (TDI) complex—currently under construction at Ludwigshafen—will be mechanically complete by the end of 2014...