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Moerdijk Update

Shell aiming for 2015 Moerdijk restart Shell_400

29 Jan 2015, 7.20 pm GMT

29 January (Argus) — Shell said today it expects the 900,000 t/yr ethylene steam cracker at Moerdijk in the Netherlands to be back in operation by year-end.

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Dow Posts Q4 Results

Specific to PU:

 

Performance Materials & Chemicals

Performance Materials & Chemicals reported fourth quarter sales of $3.9 billion,

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BASF to Expand BDO

BASF to expand butanediol capacity in US

With this expansion, German firm's global butanediol capacity will increase to 6,70,000 metric tonnes per year

 

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NCFI Names President

NCFI Polyurethanes names new president

Last updated: January 21. 2015 12:50AM – 448 Views

Holton

 

NCFI Polyurethanes,

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Stepan Sells KITS Business

Stepan Sells its Specialty Polyurethane Systems Business

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) announced today the sale of its Specialty Polyurethane Systems business ("KITS") to J6 Polymers,

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BMS Develops Isocyanate from Biomass

Bayer MaterialScience develops eco-friendly isocyanate for PU industry

The company has developed pentamethylene diisocyanate (PDI) – 70 percent of whose carbon content comes from biomass

 

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