The Urethane Blog

Propylene Down 6 for March

US March propylene contract prices settle 6 cents/lb lower: sources


US March propylene contract prices reached marketwide settlement Wednesday at a 6 cents/lb decrease to 47 cents/lb for polymer-grade product and 45.5 cents/lb for chemical-grade product,

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Talks Resume

NEWS FLASH: ILA, USMX to resume contract talks

The union and employers revealed Friday they will resume master contract discussions,

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SNPU Says Market Returning to Normal in Europe

Polyurethane market returning to normal says SNPU

Written by Global Insulation staff
19 March 2018

France: The National Union of Polyurethane producers (SNPU) says that the market is returning to normal following a shortage of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) in 2017.

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Another TDI Hike

March 21, 2018

Dear Valued Customer,

Effective April 15, 2018, or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all
Lupranate® TDI products by $0.10 per pound.

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Chinese Epi Pricing

China domestic ECH prices plunge after recent rise, pressure remains
21 March 2018 03:55 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–China’s domestic epichlorohydrin (ECH) prices plunged this week following its recent increase and market participants are anticipating more downward pressure in the near-term.

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Chemence Acquisition

Chemence Acquires Electronics Adhesives Business From Supreme Resources

Chemence, Inc. continues to expand its products under the Krylex® brand. (Photo: Business Wire)

Chemence, Inc. continues to expand its products under the Krylex® brand.

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