The Urethane Blog

Moerdijk Update

Shell aiming for 2015 Moerdijk restart Shell_400

29 Jan 2015, 7.20 pm GMT

29 January (Argus) — Shell said today it expects the 900,000 t/yr ethylene steam cracker at Moerdijk in the Netherlands to be back in operation by year-end.

Dow Posts Q4 Results

Specific to PU:

 

Performance Materials & Chemicals

Performance Materials & Chemicals reported fourth quarter sales of $3.9 billion,

Existing Home Sales

 

 

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Data released Friday showed that existing home sales dipped in 2014,

Q4 M&A Activity

Chemical Deal Results

Seller
Buyer
Business
Date

DuPont
SRF Ltd.
global pharmaceutical propellant business (Dymel®)
4th Quarter 2014

Mitsui Chemicals/SKC
SKC/Mitsui Chemicals
JV in polyurethane materials
4th Quarter 2014

Johnson Matthey
Asahi
gold and silver refining –

Urethane use in Golf

Titleist Pro V1 balls interview

Titleist golf ball product & marketing manager Jonathan Dowdell talks to GolfMagic

Posted: 21 January 2015

by Andy Roberts GolfMagic

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BASF to Expand BDO

BASF to expand butanediol capacity in US

With this expansion, German firm's global butanediol capacity will increase to 6,70,000 metric tonnes per year