The Urethane Blog

Bayer Reduces Covestro Stake

Bayer sells 9.4 percent stake in Covestro for 1.2 billion euros


FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German drugs and pesticides group Bayer has further reduced its holding in Covestro to 31.5 percent from 40.9 percent by selling 19 million shares in the plastics business for a total of 1.2 billion euros.

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DowDuPont Conducts Portfolio Review

DowDuPont Announces Results of Comprehensive Portfolio Review

September 12, 2017

Targeted adjustments maintain and enhance value creation potential and further optimize competitive advantages of three industry-defining intended future companies


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One Rock to Buy FXI

One Rock to buy foam producer FXI

One Rock Capital Partners LLC has agreed to acquire foam producer FXI from MatlinPatterson Global Advisers LLC and Black Diamond Capital Management L.L.C.

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Chinese Polyol Update

PUdaily: Prices of Both PO and Polyether Polyols Will Fall Further

2017-09-08    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai–Take a look at the market movement in the last two days:


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Chinese PMDI Update

The Rise in PMDI Market will Go On

2017-09-11    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily,Shanghai–Recently, the price of PMDI has been skyrocketing again. Read more

Blundell Joins Stockmeier

Ben Blundell joins STOCKMEIER Urethanes USA, Inc. as Business Director
Americas Cast Elastomers, Filtration, E&E and Subsea.


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Kumho CO Problem

S Korea’s Kumho Mitsui crimping MDI run rate on CO feestock shortage
08 September 2017 03:51 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Kumho Mitsui Chemicals Inc (KMCI) said its current methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant in Yeosu,

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