The Urethane Blog

Huntsman Posts 2018 Earnings

Huntsman Announces Record Full Year 2018 Earnings With Strong and Consistent Cash Flow
Tue February 12, 2019 6:00 AM|PR Newswire|About: HUN

Q4: 01-16-19 Earnings Summary


Univar Divests Nexeo’s Plastics Business

Univar and Nexeo Solutions Announce Divestiture of Nexeo’s Plastics Distribution Business to One Rock Capital Partners

February 08, 2019 | About:

  • Transaction valued at approximately $640 million
  • Transaction expected to close in the first half of 2019;

Trade Update


China Vows to Buy More U.S. Goods, Sees Progress in Trade Talks


Trade News

US trade deficit narrows much more than expected

  • The U.S. trade deficit fell to $49.3 billion in November, the first decline after five straight months of increases.

PU Recycling Initiative

Covestro is involved in a new Europe-wide research project

Improving the recycling of polyurethane plastics

Complete circular product life cycle as target / Funding by the European Union

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HollyFrontier Acquires Sonneborn


We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Sonneborn by HollyFrontier Corporation was
completed on February 1,

Tosoh Results

Tosoh Reports Its Consolidated Results for the First Nine Months of Fiscal 2019

Tokyo, Japan- Tosoh Corporation is pleased to announce its cumulative consolidated results for the first three quarters of its 2019 fiscal year,

Urethane Comments from Dow DuPont Earnings Call

Howard Ungerleider

In the Materials Science division, we expect continued strong consumer demand though at a moderately slower pace than in 2018.

LyondellBasell PO Segment Results

Table 4 – I&D Financial Overview

Millions of U.S. dollars
Three Months Ended
Year Ended

December 31,