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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 26, 2015
BASF has declared force majeure on contracts and related agreements pertaining to its Lupranate brand of monomeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate–based products, effective 23...
February 17, 2015
Japan 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, 2014
Mitsui 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, 2014
Bayer 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, 2014
The first units at BASF's new toluene diisocyanate (TDI) complex—currently under construction at Ludwigshafen—will be mechanically complete by the end of 2014...
November 10, 2014
Dow 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....
July 10, 2014
CW has learned that PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest chemicals company, is seeking to buy its partner Perstorp out of their polyurethanes (PUs) joint...
April 29, 2014
Bayer MaterialScience announced today that it has been issued the final construction and operating permit necessary to expand and operate its hydrochloric acid facility at...
January 29, 2014
The European Commission has fined three manufacturers a combined €114 million ($156 million) for conspiring to fix prices of flexible polyurethane (PU) foam between October...
January 17, 2014
Dow Chemical says it  has entered into a partnership with Koda Distribution (Stamford, CT) for the distribution of Dow’s isocyanates and polyols to the polyurethane (PU)...
July 22, 2013
Bayer MaterialScience says its toluene diisocyanate (TDI) project at Dormagen, Germany, has reached a milestone in construction, and start-up is scheduled for the second half of...
May 31, 2013
Ciech (Warsaw) is continuing its restructuring and is seeking a buyer for Ciech Pianki (Bydgoszcz, Poland), its polyurethane (PU) foam business, as it tries to focus on its soda ash...
May 1, 2013
Wolf Group (Tallin) has acquired a 40% stake in Elasteq do Brasil (São Paolo), the group announced.  Elasteq specializes in the manufacture and sale of waterproofing...
March 19, 2013
BASF says it has completed its acquisition of parts of Ciech’s (Warsaw) toluene diisocyanate (TDI) business. The TDI production facility of Ciech’s subsidiary Zachem...
March 19, 2013
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) is seeing tightening in the polyurethane (PU) and polycarbonate (PC) markets, a situation that should ease with the company’s investment plans. Patrick Thomas, CEO of BMS, on the sidelines of Bayer’s results briefing in Leverkusen late last month said that last year’s toluene diisocyanate (TDI) growth rates were more than 6%....
January 7, 2013
The Cologne district authority has, following a detailed appraisal, granted Bayer MaterialScience a permit to build and operate a previously announced toluene diisocyanate (TDI) plant...
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