The Urethane Blog

Target Invests in Casper

Target is investing $75 million in mattress startup Casper
Jason Del Rey

Target has finalized an investment in Casper Sleep,

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BASF Declares Force Majeure on MDI

May 26, 2017

Dear Valued Customer,

Due to unforeseen high water levels and flooding on the Mississippi River detailed in the
force majeure notice from Kinder Morgan announcing the closing of the St.

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Middle East Isocyanate Overview

Market Outlook: Sadara entry a boon for isocyanates buyers, bane for producers
Izham Ahmad

02 March 2017 15:18 Source:ICIS Chemical Business


The Sadara complex will add around 600,000 tonnes/year of isocyanates to the market

While major producers of isocyanates in northeast Asia are likely to bemoan the eventual entry of Sadara into the market,

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Briney Retires from Innocor

Innocor, Inc. Announces Retirement of Jeff Briney

Red Bank, N.J., May 24, 2017 – Innocor, Inc., a leader in consumer-driven polyurethane foam products,

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General Plastics Names VP of Operations

General Plastics Manufacturing Company Names Jeff Brown as Vice President of Operations and Engineering

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General Plastics Manufacturing Co.,

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European Propylene Update

Europe spot C2, C3 stable to soft awaiting June contract price, cracker restarts
19 May 2017 14:51 Source:ICIS News

Focus article by Nel Weddle

LONDON (ICIS)–European spot ethylene and propylene markets are stable to soft as players await the completion of spring cracker maintenances in the run-up to the start of June contract reference price negotiations,

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Propylene in Asia

Propylene prices on Monday rise across Asia


Propylene prices on Monday gained in Asia. Firmer upstream crude and naphtha rates supported the price rise.

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