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Propylene Settles


US January propylene contracts settle 9 cents/lb higher: sources

Houston (Platts)–25 Jan 2018 511 pm EST/2211 GMT


BASF Force Majeure on MDI

BASF declares force majeure on US MDI
25 January 2018 22:33 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–BASF has declared force majeure on US supplies of methyl di-p phenylene isocyanate (MDI),

Tax Reform Benefits for the Chemicals Sector

US tax reform to boost capital investment, open up M&A options
24 January 2018 23:15 Source:ICIS Chemical Business

US tax reform is set to have profound implications for the US chemical sector – from profitability to capital investment,

Initial Propylene Settlements Up 9c/lb

Initial US January propylene settlements at 9 cent/lb increase
24 January 2018 21:53 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–Initial settlements for US January propylene contract prices are at a 9 cent/lb ($198/tonne) increase from the prior month,

Dow Declares Force Majeure on MDI Products

January 24, 2018

Notification of Force Majeure for Dow Polyurethanes MDI Products

Dear Valued Customer:

The purpose of this letter is to advise you that,

Trucking Crisis

A Shortage of Trucks Is Forcing Companies to Cut Shipments or Pay Up

Loads far outnumber vehicles as freight volumes near records;

Icynene LaPolla Merger Finalized

Icynene and Lapolla Merger Brings More to Canadian Construction MarketSpray foam insulation leaders join forces to drive innovation and expand product offerings