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European Epoxy Update

Strong Europe epoxy resins demand to dominate Q2 2018
19 April 2018 12:51 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)–European epoxy resins demand looks strong ahead of the second quarter,

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FXI Introduces New Product

FXI introduces Regenerist™ with Biocrystal®, in an exclusive relationship with Biocrystal Technologies, bringing scientifically proven innovation to the bedding and furniture industry

    • March 29,

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Epoxy Resin Tightness

Tight supply, import prices pressure up US epoxy after bullish Q1
17 April 2018 21:32 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US epoxy resins continue to be pressured up by tight supply and high import prices,

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Propylene Inventories Fall

US propylene inventories down for five straight weeks

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European BDO Update

Europe BDO Q2 contracts agreed stable to firm so far, talks near end
18 April 2018 11:45 Source:ICIS News

Construction industry

LONDON (ICIS)–The European butanediol (BDO) market discussions for the second quarter are still ongoing but some agreements have started to filter through at stable-to-firm levels,

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Emery Oleochemicals New Product Launch

Emery Oleochemicals Launches a New Line of Aromatic-Containing
EMEROX ® Polyols
Offers improved low temperature insulation performance, improved blowing
agent management and sustainability.

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Dow Freight Charges

April 16, 2018

Dear Dow Customer:

Due to escalating costs associated with securing truck carrier capacity,

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US Housing Starts

United States Housing Starts  1959-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Housing starts in the US fell 7 percent month-over-month to an annualized rate of 1,236 thousand in February of 2018,

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