The Urethane Blog

Mattress Firm

Mattress Firm’s parent company faces accounting investigation

Steinhoff’s stock tanks on reports it inflated income

December 8,

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Chinese CASE Polyol Overview

Summary of CASE polyols output and sales over the past decade

2017-12-14    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai– CASE polyols are mainly used in waterproof coatings,

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Old News on Invista

NVISTA enters into definitive agreement to sell Apparel & Advanced Textiles business

WICHITA, Kan. – Oct. 28, 2017 –

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Borsodchem TDI Expansion

BorsodChem announces capacity expansion of its T65 and T100 grades of toluene di-isocyanate (TDI)

Responding to the growth in global demand for T65 and T100 toluene di-isocyanates (TDI) grades, Read more

BASF Price Hikes on MDI and Polyol

December 12, 2017

Dear Valued Customer,

Effective January 1, 2018 or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all
Lupranate® Polymeric MDI products by $ 0.08 per pound,

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Optimism Reigns!

Manufacturing CEO survey shows record high optimism on prospect of tax reform

  • The National Association of Manufacturers surveys CEOs of 14,000 large and small manufacturers every quarter.

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Covestro to Expand in Tarragona

Germany’s Covestro to invest €200m in MDI expansion at Tarragona site
11 December 2017 10:38 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)–Covestro aims to invest around €200m to expand production of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) at its Tarragona,

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QE Unwind

QE Unwind is Really Happening: Fed Assets Drop To Lowest Level In Over Three Years

by Tyler Durden
Dec 9, Read more