The Urethane Blog

BASF TDI Unit in Ludwigshafen Will Affect Market

BASF TDI restart signals shift towards overcapacity, lower operating rates, prices
27 July 2018 13:37 Source:ICIS News

Lud BASF TDIBARCELONA (ICIS)–Toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) prices globally are likely to fall further as the market moves from a sustained period of tightness into overcapacity and lower operating rates as it rebalances following the re-start of BASF’s TDI facility at Ludwigshafen,

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Trelleborg Acquires Lamcotec

24. July 2018
Trelleborg takes over PU-coated fabrics manufacturer Lamcotec

Trelleborg announced that it has acquired the privately owned company Laminating Coating Technologies, 

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Tempur Sealy Results

Tempur Sealy Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results
Thu July 26, 2018 7:00 AM|PR Newswire|About: TPX

Q2: 07-12-18 Earnings Summary

EPS of $0.52 misses by $-0.11
Revenue of $669.7M (+ 1.6% Y/Y) misses by $-22.24M

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Covestro Results

Covestro raises full-year guidance despite signs of polyurethane normalisation
26 July 2018 11:10 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)–Covestro has raised its guidance for 2018 above the banner levels of 2017 after posting gains across businesses for the second quarter of the year,

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More on Lawsuit

Firms sued over alleged MDI, TDI price fixing in US
12 July 2018 21:59 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–A cast-urethane producer has sued several isocyanates companies,

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ACC Petitions

ACC requests US to remove $2.2bn worth of chems, plastics from proposed China tariffs
25 July 2018 16:38 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US President Donald Trump’s administration risks losing thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in chemical investments by not excluding $2.2bn worth of chemicals and plastic products from its second list of tariffs against China,

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European Propylene Flat

August European propylene contract price expected to settle at rollover

London — Expectations for the European August propylene contract price have been heard at a rollover amid stable fundamentals,

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