The Urethane Blog

Propylene Down 6 for March

US March propylene contract prices settle 6 cents/lb lower: sources

Time:2018-03-22

US March propylene contract prices reached marketwide settlement Wednesday at a 6 cents/lb decrease to 47 cents/lb for polymer-grade product and 45.5 cents/lb for chemical-grade product,

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Talks Resume

NEWS FLASH: ILA, USMX to resume contract talks

The union and employers revealed Friday they will resume master contract discussions,

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SNPU Says Market Returning to Normal in Europe

Polyurethane market returning to normal says SNPU

Written by Global Insulation staff
19 March 2018

France: The National Union of Polyurethane producers (SNPU) says that the market is returning to normal following a shortage of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) in 2017.

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Another TDI Hike

March 21, 2018

Dear Valued Customer,

Effective April 15, 2018, or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all
Lupranate® TDI products by $0.10 per pound.

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Maipei in the Middle East

MAPEI invests over USD 6.5 million to strengthen its presence in the Middle East

MAPEI invests over USD 6.5 million to strengthen its presence in the Middle East

Press Release

Dubai, United Arab Emirates : Established in 1937 in Milan,

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Chinese Epi Pricing

China domestic ECH prices plunge after recent rise, pressure remains
21 March 2018 03:55 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–China’s domestic epichlorohydrin (ECH) prices plunged this week following its recent increase and market participants are anticipating more downward pressure in the near-term.

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