The Urethane Blog

DowDuPont Settles on Management Team

Dow and DuPont Announce Senior Leadership Appointments for DowDuPont

Mon May 23, 2016 5:00 PM|PR Newswire




Wanhua Profile

C&EN profiles Wanhua Chemical, a Chinese firm that made it big in urethanes
The world’s top producer of a key isocyanate fought to overcome early struggles
By Jean-François Tremblay




Indian Anti-Dumping Situation

Industry body asks to remove anti-dumping duty on flexible slabstock polyol

| Monday, May 23, 2016 – 15:31

Assocham, industry, anti dumping duty, import, business, slabstock polyol, polyether, Remove anti-dumping duty on polyether

Assocham says,

Saudi Spray Foam

Spray foam insulation key to more energy-efficient buildings in KSA

May 19, 2016


Wanhua TDI Hike

May 15, 2016 Yantai

Dear Valued Customer,

Due to changing global market conditions Wanhua will increase the prices of its WANNATE®

TDI products by $0.05/lb (US$110/MT) in the North American and Caribbean regions effective

June 15,

New Regulations Defining Exempt Employees

Wage and Hour Division

Fact Sheet: Final Rule to Update the Regulations Defining and Delimiting the Exemption for Executive, Administrative,

Initial Calls for Propylene Rollover


Initial May US propylene CP settlements call for rollovers: sources

Houston (Platts)–16 May 2016 929 am EDT/1329 GMT


TDI Force Majeure

Covestro TDI Production in USA Encountered Force Majeure in May 11
2016-05-17    [Source:PUdaily]



Chinese Flexible Foam Update

2016 China Flexible PU Foam Remains Slower Growth

2016-05-13    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-China soft polyurethane (PU) foam industry grew slowly in 2015 with slight growth of products producing in upholstered furniture and automobile field,