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Iran Inaugurates Isocyanate Project

IRAN: Petrochemical projects go on stream in Iran’s Mahshahr

Takht-e-Jamshid Petrochemical Complex as well as the second phase of Karoun Petrochemical Company (KRNPC) was officially inaugurated on Monday (6 Feb 2017) in Mahshahr Special Petrochemical Economic Zone in Khuzestan Province by First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri.

BASF Announces MDI Increase

February 13, 2017

Dear Valued Customer,

Effective immediately or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all
Lupranate® MDI products by $ 0.10 per pound and all Pluracol® polyol products by $0.07 per

Tosoh Announces MDI Increase

February 13, 2017

Tosoh to Raise Prices for Millionate MDI Grades

Tosoh Specialty Chemicals USA,

Value of Running

As a lifelong runner, I found this interesting.  Never too late to start!  The photo looks like it’s from the 70s


PFA Call for Papers


Polyurethane Foam Association Accepting Abstracts For Technical Presentations For May 2017 Meeting

Abstract Deadline March 10


Stockmeier Introduces New Website

STOCKMEIER Urethanes Launches New Website

Enhanced Resources on

Clarksburg, WV – February 2017 – STOCKMEIER Urethanes USA,

Tempur Sealy Adopts Poison Pill

Tempur Sealy Adopts Stockholder Rights Plan
Thu February 9, 2017 8:00 AM|PR Newswire|About: TPX

PR NewswireLEXINGTON, Ky., Feb.

Asian TDI Update

Latest Overseas TDI Market Price on a Rise
2017-02-07    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-Many PU peers may have returned to office and begin to strive for business and polyurethane industry development.

Foam Simulator

New Simulation Capabilities for Polyurethane Foaming

Published: Feb 07,2017

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Melt front time of the polyurethane foam injection molding process.