The Urethane Blog

Casper Profile

Philip Krim, CEO and cofounder of Casper.

Philip Krim, CEO and cofounder of Casper. Benjamin Lowy for Fortune

40 Under 40

How Casper Flipped the Mattress Industry

Erin Griffith

Aug 23,

Covestro Force Majeure Announcements

Covestro Declares Force Majeure for Various Product Lines in North America

2017-08-31    [Source:Covestro]


Due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey on its Baytown and Channelview,

Huntsman Update

Huntsman Corp. reopens headquarters in Texas


 ·  12 hours ago

Huntsman Corp. has reopened its global headquarters and advanced technology center in The Woodlands,

Recticel Q2 Results

Dow MDI Force Majeure

August 31, 2017

Notification of Force Majeure for Dow Polyurethanes MDI Products

Dear Valued Customer:

As Hurricane Harvey has an unprecedented impact on the Texas Coast,

Q2 Growth Revised to 3%

US Second Quarter GDP Revised Sharply Higher To 3.0%, Best In Two Years

by Tyler Durden
Aug 30, 2017 8:45 AM

In a surprise for traders –

Harvey Shutdowns

Harvey prompts force majeures, more US plant shutdowns
29 August 2017 01:22 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–Tropical Storm Harvey continues to pummel southeast Texas along the US Gulf Coast,

Asia Benzene on the Rise

Asia benzene soars on concerns over tightening supply
29 August 2017 07:29 Source:ICIS News

China petrochemical plant 29 August

(adds background on GS Caltex plant,