The Urethane Blog

Sherwin Williams to Buy Valspar


Sherwin-Williams to acquire Valspar in deal valued at $11.3 billion

Published: Mar 20, 2016 1:20 p.m.

Arsenal Invests in Pac Urethanes

Arsenal Capital Partners Invests in Pacific Urethanes

NEW YORK, March 18, 2016 – Arsenal Capital Partners (Arsenal), a leading New York-based private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrial and healthcare companies,

Dow Announces Price Increases on MDI, Polyol, and TDI

MDI Price Action

Dear Valued Customer:

Effective April 1, 2016, or as contracts allow, The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) will
increase its price $0.05/pound for all market segments in the United States for the
following products:


Polyol Price Action

Effective April 1,

Evonik Interested in Versum

Air Products in talks to sell unit to Evonik -source



* Talks to sell performance materials ops –

Accella Rebrands Tire Fill Lines

Accella changes names of tire fill brands
Mar 15, 2016, 11:23am CDT

Accella Performance Materials has rebranded two of its tire fill brands — ArncoPathway and Zeus Tyre Fill — as Accella Tire Fill Systems.

Houston Update

Houston's petrochemical boom could soon face a big swoon

Oil's low cost means Gulf Coast is losing its price advantage

March 11,

Wanhua Overview

Moody's reviews Wanhua Chemical's Baa3 ratings for downgrade


Global Credit Research – 11 Mar 2016 Yantai


Hong Kong,

Sadara Update

Sadara model ‘aiding downstream investments’

JUBAIL, Saudi Arabia, 8 hours, 58 minutes ago

The business model of Sadara Chemical,