Polyurethane feedstocks: Is the golden age over?
Chemicals Polyurethane feedstocks: Is the golden age over? 02 March 2020 James Elliott In the polyurethane feedstocks market, 2016 through the...
James Elliott is a recognized expert in the polyurethane industry. He has been a keynote speaker on the polyurethane feedstocks and isocyanates at recent industry events including UTECH Europe and UTECH Las Americas; he is due to speak at the Europur industry association meeting in November 2020.
James joined IHS Markit in July 2014 and has covered the isocyanate and polyurethane markets since 2015. James has increased the depth of insight and analysis associated with the MDI and TDI services; he developed the detailed supply analysis including the plant-by-plant operating schedules and he also built the MDI and TDI cash cost models and the price forecast tools.
James helped to launch the Global Polyurethane Feedstocks Service in March 2019. The service consisted of the MDI and TDI content James had previously developed as well as new information and insight on the propylene oxide and polyols markets, and price reporting across the polyurethane feedstocks.
Previously, James has covered the soda ash, hydrochloric acid, bleaching chemicals, paste PVC and chlor-alkali markets. He also has extensive experience and knowledge across chlor-alkali and the chlorine derivatives.