Dow Chemical goes to higher court in PU cartel case

August 29, 2013 11:26 am ET

DENVER — Dow Chemical Co. is asking the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a $1.1 billion fine levied against the company for allegedly taking part in a polyurethanes cartel.

Carcoustics to set up Slovak car parts plant

August 19, 2013 1:54 pm ET

LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY — German manufacturer Carcoustics is planning to start producing automotive parts at its new factory in Nováky, Slovakia.

CASE Study conference deadline extended

August 5, 2013 12:53 pm ET

The organizer of the CASE Study conference has extended the deadline for submitting paper proposals until Aug. 30. The two-day CASE conference covers coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers based on polyurethane and polyurea chemistry.


Plastics, controversy surround America's Cup

July 17, 2013 2:05 pm ET

America's Cup racers feature a variety of plastic and composite components again this year, as designers continue to push the envelope to make the boats as lightweight as possible without sacrificing strength. But this year, controversy surrounds...


K show-related items from BASF, Bayer MaterialScience featured

July 1, 2013 1:30 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — K show-related items from BASF SE and Bayer MaterialScience are featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also featured is news of Pinnacle Polymers' declaration of force majeure on PP production, as well as news that...

Dash deal paves way for Pathway sale

May 6, 2013 1:24 pm ET

CHATTANOOGA, TENN. — The United Kingdom's Vita Group has sold Pathway Polymers (PWP) to U.S.-based Dash Multi-Corp Inc. The transaction was completed on April 30, and the value of the deal was not disclosed.

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