The Urethane Blog

Dow Announces MDI Increase

May 10, 2017
MDI Price Action
Dear Valued Customer:
Effective May 15, 2017, or as contracts allow,

Housing Starts








Sadara Update

Sadara Already Started up MDI Plant in Saudi Arabia

2017-05-10    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-Saudi Arabia based Sadara has already started up its MDI plant in Jubail recently and it is shipping test material to Europe,

Government Spending

For The First Time, You Can Track Every Dollar The Government Spends

by Tyler Durden
May 9, 2017 2:09 PM


Despite paying trillions in Federal taxes every year,

BASF to Utilize Automated Guided Vehicles

BASF optimizes logistics at Ludwigshafen site

  • Digitalization enables significant cost savings
  • Shunting to be replaced by fully automated transport

A new integrated storage and logistics concept will help BASF significantly reduce logistics costs.

Imagine This


Telephone wires in New York, 1887

History of Nerf

Nerf’s Billion-Dollar Toy Empire Surprisingly Started With a Foam-Rubber Rock

A look at the brand’s dynasty of polyurethane, from balls to blasters



April 25,

Wanhua Propane to Propylene

May 5 2017

Yantai Wanhua deploys Honeywell UOP’s technology for propane conversion

Yantai Wanhua Polyurethanes Group has deployed Honeywell UOP’s C3 Oleflex process technology to convert propane into 750,000mt per annum (mtpa) of propylene in China.

CFO Discusses Covestro IPO

Free from Bayer, Covestro Finally Can Build for the Future

The spun-off materials science company had to build out most functions from scratch but has seen surprising early business results.