The Urethane Blog

Plasticizer Studies

EPA Receives Manufacturer Requests for Risk Evaluations Under TSCA Section 6


On May 24, 2019,

Fantastic Donation by Foam Supplies

13. June 2019
FSI: USD 40,000 donation to help grant local wishes

The PU systems house Foam Supplies, Inc. (FSI) has granted USD 40,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Missouri &

Another Polytek Acquisition

Polytek Development Corp. Announces Acquisition of Pro Marine Supplies

Easton, PA & Englewood, FL – June 11, 2019 –

Anti-Dumping Update

American Mattress Manufacturers Welcome the US Department of Commerce Preliminary Determination of Dumping by Chinese Mattress Producers

News provided by

The Mattress Petitioners

May 29,

PFA Spring Meeting Notes

Polyurethane Foam Association Spring Meeting Examines Industry
Issues, Showcases New Programs

Association Unveils New Website; Mike Webb Recognized With Lifetime Achievement Award


Geismar MDI Update

BASF to launch second phase of MDI production facility

June 10, 2019

1:44 PM


Refinery 26

Refinery 26

BASF will proceed with the second phase of its production expansion for methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) at its Louisiana chemical complex in Geismar.

Retiring the Kilogram

‘Grand K,’ world’s kilogram measure being retired

Metal cylinder that has been the world’s sole true kilo since 1889 to be replaced by equation based on a physics constant

By John Leicester 16 November 2018,

Dow Links with Univar

Dow Selects Univar Solutions as a Key Channel to Market for Polyurethanes in North America

Dow approves Univar Solutions to carry range of polyols and isocyanates in U.S.