Six Companies Pay to Settle Suit

Polyurethane foam makers pay $275.5 mln to end price-fixing cases
By Jonathan Stempel

May 19 Mohawk Industries Inc and five other companies have agreed to pay a combined $275.5 million to settle lawsuits accusing them of conspiring to fix prices of polyurethane foam.

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Spot Benzene Prices Fall


European benzene spot prices fall to $110/mt discount to May CP

London (Platts)–18May2015/729 am EDT/1129 GMT


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PTT Looking at Major Investments in U.S.

Thailand's PTTGC plans ethane cracker complex in US – EVP
11 May 2015 04:20 Source:ICIS News

Interview article by Nurluqman Suratman

PTTGCSINGAPORE (ICIS)–Thailand-based producer PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) is planning to build a joint venture 1m tonne/year ethane cracker complex in the US that is expected to come on stream in 2021,

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EU Okays Merger

EC clears PU joint venture planned by Mitsui Chemicals and SKC

The European Commission (EC) has approved, under the European Union Merger Regulation,

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Wanhua PO Update

Wanhua Chemical to Open 240 kt/year PO and 300 kt/year PPG Plants at End June
2015-05-06    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-Wanhua Chemical plans to start up its newly-built propylene oxide and polyether polyols plants in Yantai,

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