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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BMS Spinoff Update

Bayer to spin off its plastics division

May 5 2015 at 08:00am
By Bloomberg Comment on this story

Sheenagh Matthews

BAYER was in the throes of preparing the separation of its $11 billion (R132bn) plastics unit,

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Dow Announces Job Cuts

Dow Announces Actions to Streamline and Remove Stranded Costs In Advance of Dow Chlorine Products Transaction

Mon May 4, 2015 8:00 AM|Business Wire  | About: DOW


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Isocyanates Update

Chlorine value chain: Isocyanates
01 May 2015 08:20 Source:ICIS Chemical Business


■ 80% of methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) is used in polyurethane (PU) foams.

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May Benzene Settles Higher

May US benzene contract price settles up 24-26 cents to $2.84/gal: sources

Houston (Platts)–30Apr2015/426 pm EDT/2026 GMT


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