China’s first ethylene glycol futures product was launched on the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) on December 10.
SKC and three other companies will build a 300 kT/year propylene oxide plant here using HPPO technology to support China’s polyols industry.
Jiantai Footwear plans to build 3m pair/year polyurethane footwear facilities in Shaoyang, Hunan province.
Earnings before interest at BASF could be down 15-20% on 2017,the company warned in early December.
The UK Chemical Industries Association (CIA) is calling for calm following a tumultuous day in the UK parliament.
Perstop is selling its Capa polycaprolatone business to Ingevity, a for EUR 590 m in a deal which should close in early 2019.
Composite window frames and a light-weight number plate holder made from Huntsman polyurethane composites are centre stage at the Design Museum, Gent.
Just Janez, former president of technology at LyondellBasell has been appointed non-executive chairman of Econic.
The complex financial restructuring and internal forensic investigation into its business is almost complete at Steinhoff.
Ciech’s strategy in polyurethane until the end of 2021 is to retain its position in the Polish market through Pianki.