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NCFI Names President

NCFI Polyurethanes names new president

Last updated: January 21. 2015 12:50AM – 448 Views



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Stepan Sells KITS Business

Stepan Sells its Specialty Polyurethane Systems Business

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) announced today the sale of its Specialty Polyurethane Systems business ("KITS") to J6 Polymers,

BMS Develops Isocyanate from Biomass

Bayer MaterialScience develops eco-friendly isocyanate for PU industry

The company has developed pentamethylene diisocyanate (PDI) – 70 percent of whose carbon content comes from biomass


Bill Walker

Just heard today that Bill passed late last year . . . a good man that poured a lot of foam over the years .

LyondellBasell Management

LyondellBasell Announces Expanded Roles for Three Senior Executives


HOUSTON and LONDON, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) announced today that three senior executives – Timothy D.

The Last Time Oil Was $50/bbl

Then and now: How prices of key petrochemicals in the US behaved the last time crude was $50/b

By Bernardo Fallas | January 18,

Indian Tariff on Polyol Rejected

DGS against imposing safeguard duty on flexible slabstock polyol import


NEW DELHI: A Finance Ministry unit is not in favour of imposing safeguard duty on import of a substance used in manufacture of pillows and mattresses after its probe found that high imports were not hitting domestic producers.