European Coating Industries Ponder Over Record Surges in Butyl Acetate Prices
  • 20-May-2021
  • Journalist: Robert Hume

A combination of factors prompted sharp increases in the price of Butyl acetate, a prime solvent used in paints and coatings industries. Price of n-Butyl Acetate in ... Read More

Olin Announce Further Cuts in its Diaphragm-Grade Chlor-Alkali Capacity in Louisiana
  • 19-May-2021
  • Journalist: Robert Hume

In order to leverage stronger markets, Olin, the world’s largest chlor-alkali producer, is reducing its participation in weaker markets where there are high co... Read More

Westlake Chemical Lifts Force Majeure Over US PVC and VCM Manufacturing Plant
  • 18-May-2021
  • Journalist: Robert Hume

After close to three months of force majeure, Westlake Chemical has finally lifted the FM at its US Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) and feedstock Vinyl Chloride monomer (V... Read More

US Phenol & Acetone Rates Resolutely High, Robust Demand and Polar-Storm-Hit Upstream Run Rates Conjure the Tightness
  • 17-May-2021
  • Journalist: Robert Hume

Acetone and phenol market started the year with a rare shortage in supply where Acetone supply was the worst hit. Market dynamics were further exacerbated by the mid... Read More