May 15, 2023

Westlake Epoxy Highlights from Earnings Call

And so you certainly have seen a change in epoxy market dynamic in terms of demand first quarter of 2022. So I’d say that with the energy power circumstance that we have, let’s say, in Europe, European epoxy is in a much better position to be able to compete. But you’re right, there is still imports of Asian epoxy into the European market, though as the Asian markets begin to rebound, less so in terms of the volume of epoxy resins into that market. read more

May 5, 2023

Huntsman Epoxy Comments from Investors Call

The sales volume decline of 21% was due in part to our ongoing reduction of bulk liquid resin commodity sales. read more

May 1, 2023

Olin Discussion

If you go a little bit backwards in time, whenever Asia volumes became available, customers bought away. And then when those Asian volumes weren’t available because of instability or demand in Asia, they came back to Olin for security of supply. More recently, we probably overpriced a bit for a bit too long. read more

March 21, 2023

Olin Closing Epoxy Facilities

Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that it has made the decision to cease operations at its Cumene facility in Terneuzen, Netherlands and solid epoxy resin production at its facilities in Gumi, South Korea and Guaruja, Brazil. read more

March 21, 2023

Auto Sales Rebound in January

US Total Vehicle Sales 16.2M for January read more