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Chemtura Expansion

Chemtura Corporation

AFP | Apr 12, 2016, 04.54 AM IST



Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT) (EURONEXT: CHMT) announces the expansion of the Low Free (LF) MDI polyurethane elastomers production capacity at its Latina,

Benzene Update

Europe spot benzene moves higher with oil and US gains
11 April 2016 11:20 Source:ICIS News

Europe benzene priceLONDON (ICIS)–Some recovery on crude oil late last week combined with several production problems emerging in the US has supported some upward movement on European benzene spot numbers,

Q1 M&A

Chemical Deal Results


Rentech Nitrogen
Pasadena Commodities International (Interoceanic)
Pasadena TX nitrogen fertilizer plant –



Additional Settlements

Dow agrees to $400 million settlement in separate urethanes lawsuit

  • Jessica Haynes
  • Updated 17 hrs ago


APT Introduces New Product



APT's New Polyurethane Coating Technology Creates World's Toughest Turf

TuftGuard® Provides the Best Possible Lock of Filament Bundles.

Chemical Shipments Rise Again

US Feb chem shipment values up for 11th straight month
05 April 2016 16:32 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US chemical shipment values in February rose for the 11th straight month year on year,

Shell Moerdijk PO Unit Scheduled for December Startup

Europe Nov propylene contract reduction welcome but still not enough

30 October 2015 14:44 Source:ICIS News Shell_400
Focus article by Nel Weddle

LONDON (ICIS)–The €40/tonne reduction in the European propylene contract price for November,