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Harvey Disrupts More Than One Third of U.S. Chemical Production
Jack Kaskey

August 28, 2017, 3:39 PM EDT

  • Storm shuts 37% of U.S.

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PTTGC Polyol Plant Update

PTTGC finds Japan partners for EEC plant

Corporate August 26, 2017 01:00


PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) has joined forces with Japanese giants Sanyo Chemical Industries (SCI) and Toyota Tsushima Corp (TTC) to set up a joint venture producing polyol in the Eastern Economic Corridor.

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Wanhua Announces MDI Increase

August 24, 2017

Dear Valued Customer,

Wanhua Chemical will increase the prices of its WANNATE® MDI products by
$0.10/lb in the North American and Caribbean regions effect September 15,

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Recticel to Build in Finland

Recticel to build new production site in Finland

Recticel announced that its Insulation division plans to invest about EUR 23 million in a new greenfield production site in Finland.

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Platform Changes

Platform Specialty Products Separates MacDermid Into Own Unit

MacDermid Performance Solutions encompasses acquisitions it has made over the years, including Enthone and OMG.

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Covestro Management Changes

New segment heads at Covestro


Covestro has announced managerial changes in its Polyurethanes and Coatings, Adhesives,

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Propylene Update

Initial US Aug propylene contracts settle up 0.5 cent/lb
24 August 2017 15:37 Source:ICIS News

Arrow upHOUSTON (ICIS)–Initial settlements for US August propylene contract prices are at a 0.5 cent/lb increase from July levels,

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Ashland BDO Update

Ashland Provides Update on Impact to Operations from August 10 Fire at Manufacturing Facility in Marl, Germany

2017-08-24    [Source:Ashland]


Ashland (NYSE: ASH) today provided an update on the impact to its operations as a result of a fire at its manufacturing facility in Marl,

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