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Johns Manville Expansion

Johns Manville Breaks Ground on New Polyiso Production Plant in Texas

(Photo: Business Wire)

(Photo: Business Wire)

September 22,

Tight PO Wreaking Havoc on Polyol Pricing in Middle East

High polyol prices depress Middle East TDI demand

Author: Prateek Pillai


SINGAPORE (ICIS)–The unceasing rise of polyol prices in the Middle East along with scarce availability of cargoes has dampened demand for toluene diisocyanate (TDI) in the region.

Dow Outlines Restructuring Plans

Dow outlines actions to deliver structural cost improvements and further enhance competitiveness

Wed September 30, 2020 6:00 AM|Business Wire|About: DOW

Today Dow will close the sale of its rail infrastructure assets at six North American sites;

Monomers Overview

US Ethylene & Propylene Supply Chain Rebounds After a Shaky Few Months

Posted by Kathy Hall on Sep 29,

Emery CPI Presentation

Emery Oleochemicals to Present Leading Foam Recycling Technology at CPI
2020 Sustainability Webinar

CINCINNATI, OH, USA (September 28,

Hexion to Sell Businesses

Hexion to sell phenolic specialty, two other businessesSeptember 29/2020
MOSCOW (MRC) — Hexion (Columbus, Ohio) has agreed to sell its phenolic specialty resin,

BASF Announces TDI Increase

September 25, 2020

Dear Valued Customer,

Effective October 5th, or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all Lupranate® TDI products by $0.12 per pound.

Sampson Rejoins Dow


John Sampson to rejoin US group as successor to head of engineering Peter Holicki

Holicki started with Dow in Germany in 1987 (Photo: Dow)

US materials supplier Dow (Midland,