The Urethane Blog

Regulatory Update

Industry speaks out against California spray polyurethane foam proposal

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Polyurethane Foam in the Field

U.S. Army Pfc. Shawn Williams of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division based in Fort Wainwright, Alaska, gives the thumbs-up to members of his unit as he is evacuated after being injured by a roadside bomb, Friday, June 17, 2011, in the Kandahar Province of Afghanistan.

U.S. Army Pfc. Shawn Williams of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division based in Fort Wainwright, Read more

PFA Meeting Overview

Polyurethane Foam Association Spring Meeting Stresses Association’s Work In Member Support, Industry Advocacy

Meeting Features Technical Papers,

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Innocor Profile

Innocor Inc. Passionate About Innovation

Foam specialist expands offerings to bedding manufacturing,

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Sinomax Opens New Foam Plant in Nashville

International Manufacturer Opens First U.S. Plant In Nashville

10:24 PM, Jun 6, 2017

Hundreds of new jobs are coming to Davidson County after an international mattress and pillow manufacturer announced plans to open a plant in Music City.

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BASF Raises BDO in Europe

02. June 2017
BASF increases prices for butanediol and derivatives in Europe

BASF is increasing the prices of the following products with immediate effect or as existing contracts permit in Europe:

Product
Price increase

1,4-Butanediol (BDO)
+EUR 200 per tonne

Tetrahydrofuran (THF)
+EUR 150 per tonne

Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF)
+EUR 300 per tonne

N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP)
+EUR 150 per tonne

Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL)
+EUR 150 per tonne Read more

Covestro Goes After Wind Turbine Blade Market

Covestro Receives Chinese Certification for Polyurethane Blade Resin

06 June 2017

Covestro Receives Chinese Certification for Polyurethane Blade Resin

Covestro has received DNV GL certification in China for its newly developed polyurethane resin system for manufacturing wind turbine blades.

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