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Accella Chattanooga

Chattanooga plant lands new name, future production
March 31st, 2016 by Mike Pare in Business Diary Read Time: 2 mins.

Key MDI Precursor and Cost Driver

US April benzene contract expected up sharply
30 March 2016 19:43 Source:ICIS News

US April benzene contract expected up sharplyFocus story by Jessie Waldheim

HOUSTON (ICIS)–The US April benzene contract is expected to settle significantly higher than the March contract price,

Johnson Controls Low Emission Foam

Johnson Controls introduces third generation low emission PU foam

The automotive seating systems manufacturer Johnson Controls is bringing the third generation of its reduced-emissions polyurethane foam to market.

Wanhua Price Hikes

Wanhua Chemical (America) Co., Ltd.

3803 West Chester Pike, Suite 240 • Newtown Square, PA 19073


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Invista Plant Expansion

INVISTA expands capacity at its European polyols facility Invista

INVISTA to showcase Terate® and TERRIN™ polyol portfolio at UTECH North America


Arsenal Flexible Foam Acquisitions

Arsenal Capital Partners Announces Investment in Elite Foam, Inc. and Agreement to Acquire HSM's Foam Production Assets

Pacific Urethanes, Elite Foam and HSM's Foam Production Assets will be combined under the Elite Comfort Solutions name to form a Leading Specialty Foam Platform

15:00 ET from Arsenal Capital Partners


US Propylene Inventories Rise

US propylene inventories rise by 6.7% week on week

17 March 2016 14:32 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US propylene inventories increased by 6.7% in the week ending on 11 March,

BASF Announces Increases

Effective April 1, 2016, or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all

Lupranate® MDI products by $ 0.08 per pound Lupranate® TDI products by $0.08 per pound

and Pluracol® Polyol products by $0.05 per pound.