THE URETHANE BLOG

NLRB Ruling

Obama’s NLRB just redefined the word “employer”

posted at 8:01 am on August 28, 2015 by Jazz Shaw

You can rightly complain about the things which go on inside the White House,

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Recticel First Half Results

FIRST HALF-YEAR 2015 RESULTS

ORGANIC GROWTH AND EFFICIENCY GAINS IMPROVE PROFITABILITY Recticel

• Combined sales growth of +4.7%
• Combined REBITDA growth of +15.7%
• Combined net financial debt reduced to EUR 137.5 million

Olivier Chapelle (CEO): “We are pleased with the positive developments in all our segments.

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Benzene Expected to Fall

US September benzene expected to decline
27 August 2015 23:24 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US August benzene contract prices are expected to decline on lower spot values following a volatile week for upstream crude oil and global financial markets.

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BASF Starts MDI Plant in Chinese Interior

BASF starts first MDI production in Chongqing

August 27, 2015 – Chongqing, China – BASF has begun its first production of diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI) at its wholly-owned site in Chongqing,

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European Toluene Prices Tumble

September European toluene contract price expected to fall $105-185/mt: sources
 

London (Platts)–27 Aug 2015 636 am EDT/1036 GMT

 

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Spot Propylene in the Teens

 

US spot refinery-grade propylene assessed at lowest level since January 2009
 

Houston (Platts)–24 Aug 2015 559 pm EDT/2159 GMT

 

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Bayer Celebrates 50 Years of HDI Production

Bayer MaterialScience Celebrate 50 Years of HDI Production in Leverkusen, Germany
Bayer MaterialScience Celebrate 50 Years of HDI Production in Leverkusen, Germany

Bayer MaterialScience, which will operate under the new name Covestro from September 1,

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