Article - 26 Mar 2001
The chemistry of polyurethanes is covered, including the basic production of, raw materials such as isocyanates, polyols, polyethers, polyesters and pre polymers as well as common additives.
News - 11 Jun 2020
Propylene oxide (PO) is a major industrial chemical necessary for the manufacture of several commercial and consumer products. The production of PO is possible via several routes, all with their own...
News - 18 Jun 2011
Uhde and Evonik representatives have signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with the delegation led by the Governor of the Chinese Province of Jilin to build and operate a hydrogen peroxide...
News - 8 Apr 2010
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have identified a new class of silver-based catalysts for the production of the industrially useful chemical propylene...
News - 5 Nov 2009
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and BASF announced today that they have received the Institution of Chemical Engineers' Innovation and Excellence Award in Core Engineering for the ir jointly...
News - 14 Aug 2009
Lyondell Chemical Company today announced that a propylene oxide / styrene monomer (PO/SM) unit at Channelview, Texas, will return to service in September due to increased demand for propylene oxide...
News - 9 Mar 2009
BASF SE and The Dow Chemical Company announced that the world's largest commercial-scale propylene oxide (PO) plant and the first based on the innovative hydrogen peroxide to propylene oxide...
News - 5 Mar 2009
BASF SE (BASF) and The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) announced today that t he world’s largest commercial-scale propylene oxide (PO) plant and the first based on the innovative hydrogen peroxide to...
News - 25 Jul 2008
The Korean company SKC of Seoul has commissioned in Ulsan the world's first ever commercial-scale plant for production of propylene oxide by the innovative HPPO process. The plant has an annual...
News - 27 Jun 2008
Speaking today at the ICIS 4th Asian Aromatics & Derivatives Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Shell Chemicals' General Manager, Styrene Monomer/Propylene Oxide (SMPO) & derivatives,...