The Urethane Blog

Labor Market Tightens

Initial Jobless Claims Crash To Lowest Since 1973

by Tyler Durden
Oct 19, 2017 8:47 AM

So much for the hurricane distortions of the US labor market…

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Recticel Update

Recticel

Press Release of Recticel – 19 October 2017

RECTICEL PROVIDES AN UPDATE ON THE NON-CONFORM BASF TDI ISSUE
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EU Backs Covestro Project

Covestro gets EU support for scheme to turn waste steel gas to polyols

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18 October 2017

The use of carbon dioxide and other waste gases as a new source of raw materials is increasingly a topic of interest at the European level.

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Foam Price Hikes

Bedding producers feel pinch from foam price hike

David Perry, October 18, 2017

HIGH POINT — Bedding producers here say they’ve gotten some unwelcome news lately: Foam prices are going up,

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Custom Golf Grips

3-D printed golf grips change the game

Published Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, 9:34 pm

3-d printed golf grips

Customized golf grips like these are not allowed in regulation play,

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Feedstocks Update

Americas: The week ahead in petrochemicals, w/c Oct 16

Houston (Platts)–16 Oct 2017 539 pm EDT/2139 GMT

 

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Ford Celebrates Soy Polyol

Ford Motor Company Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Soybean-based Foam

10/16/2017

Ten years ago, the 2008 Ford Mustang launched with seats made of soybean-based foam.

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BASF Improvements in Chongqing

BASF building SMR at Chinese MDI unit

According to reports by the US news agency “PetroChemical News” on 2 October 2017,

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