The Urethane Blog

Frimo Names New Sales Director

FRIMO Announces Steve Willis as the new Director of Sales in North America

WIXOM, Mich., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – FRIMO North America – a division of The FRIMO Group and one of the leading developers of system solutions for the manufacture of high quality plastic components – has announced the appointment of Steve Willis to the role of Director of Sales.

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Invista European Expansion

INVISTA expands production of TERRIN™ aliphatic polyols into Europe

VLISSINGEN, The Netherlands — INVISTA is bringing production of its TERRIN™ polyols to Europe via its facility in Vlissingen,

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Royal Adhesives Acquires CIL

2 April 2015

The stock of Chemical Innovations Limited (CIL) has been acquired by Kömmerling UK Limited a group company of Royal Adhesives &

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Lanxess Restructures Rhein Chemie

ANXESS at UTECH – Pooled Additive Competence for the PU Industry

The new Rhein Chemie Additives business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS is exhibiting its premium products for the polyurethane industry at UTECH 2015 from April 14 to 16.

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Middle East Polyol Update

Mideast Polyols seen stable as low Europe offers hit Asia cargoes
31 March 2015 09:19 Source:ICIS News

Focus story by Fahima Khail

Polyols goes into making of furniture among other thingsSINGAPORE (ICIS)–Spot polyether polyols prices in the Middle East,

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New GM for Bayer SPF Unit

Bayer MaterialScience Spray Polyurethane Foam E-Update
Spring 2015

 

Meet the New GM

Please help us welcome Bill Brengel as the new General Manager for Bayer’s SPF business unit. Read more

Benzene Expected to Rise

AFPM `15: US benzene prices expected to rise in Q2
29 March 2015 19:00 Source:ICIS News

ICIS analysisSAN ANTONIO, Texas (ICIS)–US benzene spot and contract prices are expected to increase in the second quarter on straightforward market fundamentals,

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April Propylene Nominations Down

Nomination for US April propylene CPs calls for 1-cent decrease: sources
 

Houston (Platts)–26Mar2015/537 pm EDT/2137 GMT

 

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Mattress Startups

New Startups Aren't Keeping Big Mattress Up at Night
Casper and other startups want to flip the mattress game on its head. They have their work cut out for them. Read more