The Urethane Blog

SPFA Comments on CA DTSC Decision

20. June 2017
SPFA releases statement speaking out against recent California DTSC decision

On 19 June the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) released a statement opposing the recent proposal by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to designate spray polyurethane foam products containing unreacted methylene diphenyl diisocyanates (MDI) as a listed Priority Product under the department’s controversial Safer Consumer Products Program.

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Celotex Comments on Grenfell Tower Fire

Update – Friday 16th June

As with the rest of the nation our thoughts continue to be with those affected by the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower in London.

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BASF Increases TDI Prices

June 19, 2017

Dear Valued Customer,

Effective June 19, 2017 or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all
Lupranate® TDI products by $ 0.10 per pound.

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The Casper Story

CEO of ‘bed in a box’ start-up Casper on going from zero to a $500 million+ company in 4 years
Daniel Rodic


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Serta Simmons Partners with Sinomax USA

Serta Simmons Bedding to Develop Mattress-In-A-Box Offerings for Its Leading Brands

Enters into strategic partnership with Sinomax USA

New products will be available across all distribution channels for retailer partners


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Asian Propylene Overview

Asia C3 gains may be capped in H2 by bearish downstream markets
15 June 2017 05:38 Source:ICIS News

Chimneys of Chinese factories 15 June

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Spot propylene (C3) prices in Asia may not go on a sharp uptrend in the second half of 2017 amid a bearish outlook in downstream Chinese markets,

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CertiPUR-US Officers

Innocor’s Jeff Hansbro and Elite Comfort Solution’s Chris Chrisafides
Join CertiPUR-US® Program Board of Directors

Joe Progar will serve as president of newly elected board


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More on Sadara MDI

Sadara first PMDI facility starts

June 2, 2017

Sadara Chemical Company - PMDI facility with the unit of the methylene polymer compound at the forefront. — Courtesy photoSadara Chemical Company – PMDI facility with the unit of the methylene polymer compound at the forefront. Read more

Propylene Rollover for June


Initial June US propylene contract price settlement a rollover: sources

Houston (Platts)–13 Jun 2017 452 pm EDT/2052 GMT


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