IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

Mitsui Chemicals Restructures PU Business, Closes Chiba PPG Plant

3:37 AM MDT | June 4, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Mitsui Chemicals today confirmed a major restructuring program for its polyurethanes (PU) business, which will involve sourcing isocyanates and other PU products from Sabic and rationalization of polypropylene glycol (PPG) manufacturing assets in Japan. “Our polyurethane business has been facing serious constraints and challenges due to the sluggish market conditions and over supply of polyurethane associated with additional production bases in China,” the company says.   A previously announced business alliance with Sabic, which involves Mitsui...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa