The Urethane Blog

Lanxess to Acquire Chemtura

Germany’s Lanxess to buy U.S. chemical firm Chemtura for $2.7 billion

A logo of Lanxess is seen next to dark clouds at Cologne Bonn airport  March 27, 2015.    REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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Lamberti Acquisition

Lamberti Group acquires Supercolori

Thursday, 22 September 2016

The Lamberti Group has acquired the Italian coatings additives producer Supercolori SpA.

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Spot Propylene Tumbles in Europe

Propylene spot prices in Europe fall amid derivative outages (22-9-2016)

Propylene prices in Europe have fallen rapidly amid derivative issues,

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Decisions at the Pump

U.S. drivers waste billions paying for premium gas, AAA says

Published: Sept 20, 2016 9:56 a.m. ET

Premium (gas) does not mean better

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Does it pay to pay for premium gasoline?

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There’s an App for That

This morning, like most mornings, I looked at my phone. The screen read, “26.” “Shit,” I thought. Only a 26?

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IPDI Overview

IPDI Market Keeps Fast Growth in China
2016-09-21    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-Isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI) is one of the highest-end intermediate chemicals in PU industry,

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Wanhua Explosion

Blast at Wanhua Chemical’s China MDI unit kills four
21 September 2016 08:49 Source:ICIS News

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SINGAPORE (ICIS)–At least four people were killed by an explosion at Wanhua Chemical’s 600,000 tonnes/year methylene di-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) unit in Yantai,

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