PODCAST: European BDO and PBT affected by tight conditions

Author: ICIS Editorial

2021/03/18

LONDON (ICIS)--Nick Cleeve, editor of the butanediol (BDO) report, discusses the tight market situation in Europe with Zubair Adam, editor of the engineering plastics report which includes downstream polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) .

BDO is a chemical intermediate used in the production of polymers, solvents and fine chemicals.

PBT, an engineering plastic, is a thermoplastic polyester resin used in the automotive industry for mirror housings, fans, fuse boxes, cowl vents, and motor and ignition system components. It also has uses in electrical and electronic products.