The Urethane Blog

VersaFlex Buys SPI

SPI Joins the VersaFlex Family of Specialty Coatings Companies


Kansas City, Kansas – April 25, 2019 – Specialty Products (“SPI”),

Recticel Statement on Kingspan Offer

Statement regarding Kingspan Group plc

Occasional information, Brussels, 26/04/2019 — 06:50 CET


Recticel NV announces that,

They’re Back!

Redesigned Rollerblades Worth Lacing Up

Folks who grew up blading, and some who didn’t, are picking up the 1990s pastime—its aura of dorkiness be damned

THREE’S A TREND Rollerblade’s new three-wheel design (above) makes coasting easier than old skates did.

New Home Sales

New Home Sales Soar To 16-Month Highs As Price Plunges


by Tyler Durden
Tue, 04/23/2019 – 10:09

New home sales were expected to retrace some of February’s gains but in a reversal of yesterday’s dismal drop in existing home sales,

Proposed Spray Foam Practices in Canada



Notice with respect to the Proposed Code of Practice for Certain Methylenediphenyl Diisocyanates in Low-Pressure Two-Component Spray Polyurethane Foam Products

Whereas a screening assessment of benzene,

Polyol Overview

AFPM ’19: US polyol prices likely pressured by sufficient propylene supply

Source: ICIS News


HOUSTON (ICIS)–Expectation that feedstock propylene supply will remain healthy will likely keep downward pressure on the US polyether polyol market,

Bayport PO Plant Turns 50

LyondellBasell’s Bayport Complex Propylene Oxide Plant Turns 50

Plant helped pave the way for Houston’s petrochemical dominance


Recticel Offer From Kingspan

Statement regarding Kingspan Group plc

Occasional information, Brussels, 16/04/2019 — 16:59 CET

Recticel NV announces that it has received today an unsolicited non-binding offer from Kingspan Group Plc to acquire Recticel’s Insulation division and Flexible Foams division for an enterprise value of EUR 700 million on a debt-free,