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November 23, 2016
BASF has taken its 300,000-metric tons/year toluene diisocyanate (TDI) plant at Ludwigshafen, Germany, offline due to a “technical defect,” a company statement confirmed...
November 4, 2016
A mechanical failure at a heat-exchanger in Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals (GNFC; Bharuch, India) No. 2 toluene diisocyanate (TDI) plant at Dahej, India, late...
October 20, 2016
Lengthening supply has introduced a bearish undertone to Europe’s toluene market. Gasoline has provided a price floor, but the US market is also showing signs of bearishness, raising concern that toluene economics may soon come under pressure. A key driver of the negative outlook in Europe is the toluene diisocyanate (TDI) sector, where various production issues and cutbacks in operating rates have begun affect upstream toluene....
October 7, 2016
Covestro (Leverkusen, Germany) declared force majeure on 6 October on the company's ability to supply methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) and toluene diisocyanate (TDI)...
June 27, 2016
Covestro (Leverkusen), formerly Bayer MaterialScience, is embarking on a new chapter following its listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange last October. Bayer, which still owns a 65%...
June 23, 2016
Covestro (Leverkusen) announced today that its board had approved an expansion project at Brunsbüttel, Germany, that forms part of the "repurposing of its operations" at...
April 1, 2016
Wanhua 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 25, 2016
BASF 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, 2015
BASF 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, 2015
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (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, 2015
Bayer MaterialScience said on Wednesday that its Brunsbüttel, Germany–based toluene diisocyanate (TDI) plant will be permanently closed in early September. The closure of...
March 25, 2015
BASF has declared force majeure on contracts and related agreements pertaining to its Lupranate brand of monomeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate–based products, effective 23...
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