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BASF Results

Wintershall makes up for weaker specialty margins at BASF

Ludwig Burger

FRANKFURT (Reuters) –

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,

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, 

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

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,

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,

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,

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,