The Urethane Blog

BASF Ends Force Majeure

May 1, 2018

Dear Valued Customer,

As referenced in a letter dated January 23, 2018, BASF declared force majeure on MMDI and MMDI
containing blends due to extended periods of severe weather and freezing temperatures as well as
the inability to secure raw materials required to resume normal operations.

Epoxy Resin Price Pressure

Tight supply, import prices pressure up US epoxy after bullish Q1
17 April 2018 21:32 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US epoxy resins continue to be pressured up by tight supply and high import prices,

PMDI Prices in Iran

Iran PMDI prices fall amid uncertainty over sanctions
27 April 2018 03:17 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Spot import prices of polymeric methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (PMDI) in Iran were softer in the week ended 26 April amid muted trade as uncertainty persisted over a coming deadline for the US to renew waivers on sanctions against Iran.

PFA in the News

US body abandons plans for new flammability standard

LyondellBasell Propylene Oxide Results

Intermediates & Derivatives (I&D) – Our I&D segment produces and markets propylene oxide (PO) and its derivatives, oxyfuels and related products and intermediate chemicals,

Ruh Roh

Worldwide Wine Output Collapses To 60-Year Low, Sparks Fears Of Major Shortage


by Tyler Durden
Thu, 04/26/2018 –

Oxea Adds Freight Terms

This seems like a new trend . . .

Oxea implements Freight Adjustment and Changes in Service
Standards in North America