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Huafon to Expand

Huafon Spandex Chairman:Chongqing Huafon Intends to Expand Production Capacity

2015-03-11    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily Shanghai-You Xiaoping, a representative on the National People's Congress and the chairman of Zhejiang Huafon Spandex Co.,

IPO Best Option for BMS

Bayer says IPO of MaterialScience remains preferred option


FRANKFURT, March 11 Wed Mar 11, 2015 4:54am EDT inShare Share this Email Print (Reuters) –

Dow Asks for SCOTUS Review

Dow Asks High Court To Review $1B Price-Fixing Verdict Dow

By Matthew Bultman

Law360, New York (March 10,

Demilec Hires Davis

Demilec Hires Derek Davis as Commercial Sales Director
Davis to spearhead the spray foam insulation company’s efforts targeting commercial construction projects
Demilec, one of North America’s largest manufacturers of spray foam insulation and polyurea products, has named Derek Davis Commercial Sales Director.


BASF Introduces Bio-Based PTMEG

BASF introduces biobased PolyTHF for large-scale testing by selected partners

By Karen Laird Published: March 5th, 2015

BASF (Ludwigshafen,

Benzene Settlement

US March benzene rises in split settlement, ends 7 months of drops
03 March 2015 18:45 Source:ICIS News

US March benzene rises in split settlementHOUSTON (ICIS)–The US March benzene contract increased,

BMS to Close Brazilian MDI Plant

BMS to Shutter MDI Capacity in Brasil


BELFORD ROXO. Brazil—Bayer MaterialScience plans to stop production of MDI at its plant near Rio de Janerio in July 2015,

Benzene Hasn’t Settled Yet

US March benzene contracts not settled

Houston (Platts)–2Mar2015/1255 pm EST/1755 GMT



Recent gains in US benzene spot pricing has kept US March contract settlements from happening yet,

Accella Buys IPS

Accella Performance Materials Announces Acquisition of IPS Polymer Systems, Inc.

Combines Best of Technologies, Manufacturing and Market Channel Access To Provide Added Value