The Urethane Blog

Cars are Lasting Longer

Carmageddon Craves Cash-For-Clunkers 2.0 As Average Vehicle Age Soars To Record High


by Tyler Durden
Fri, 06/28/2019 –

Harvard Housing Study

State of the Nation's Housing 2018

With the nation’s economy on sound footing and incomes on the rise,

CertiPUR and PFA in the News

Learn More About the Best Mattresses of 2019

Foam mattresses have evolved significantly in the last five years,

Propylene Drops

US June propylene contracts settle at a 3.50-cent decline

Houston — June US propylene contracts settled at a 3.50-cent decline from May contract prices,

Polyol Update

US H2 polyol demand likely to grow slower than expected

Source: ICIS News


HOUSTON (ICIS)–Demand for US polyols slowed during the first half of 2019 when compared with the prior year and the second half of the year is likely to see a similar pattern of consumption,

Covestro Celebrates 3MM Tons of TDI

Via Google Translate . . .

Monday – June 24, 2019
Covestro writes a Dormagener success story:
Three million tons of TDI!

Benzene Rising in U.S.

Europe benzene, styrene supply to stay long on increased Asian capacities

Source: ICIS News


LONDON (ICIS)–Benzene and styrene availability in Europe for the remainder of 2019 will most likely be long,

Emery Oleochemicals Donation

Emery Oleochemicals Supports Great Oaks Career Campuses with One-of-a-Kind, Concept Car Donation


Unique, custom-built vehicle will be showcased as part of automotive technology program



First Order of Polyurethane Wind Blade

Covestro: First ever order of PU resin for wind blades delivered

Covestro announced that it has delivered its first commercial order of polyurethane raw materials for wind blades to China.