The Urethane Blog

Housing Rebound

Pending Home Sales Confirm Housing Market Rebound


by Tyler Durden
Thu, 09/26/2019 – 10:05

After new- and existing-home-sales rebounded notably in August,

Wanhua Update

Amid trade war and local opposition, Chinese chemical firm Wanhua drops plan to build plant in Louisiana

  • Community activists claim victory after the Yantai-based company withdraws its land-use application for a US$1.25 billion manufacturing complex
  • ‘You get the sense investors are putting projects on ice until there’s some confidence that some of worst of the trade war can be avoided,’ an analyst says

Mark Magnier

Published: 10:10pm,

Mississippi River Height a Concern

The rising Mississippi River is raising industrial sector worries


There’s palpable concern among industrial owners that this year’s record rise in Mississippi River levels is not an isolated event.

Huntsman Fire

Fire at Huntsman Polyurethanes Systems House in Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — This morning at approximately 11.14 a.m.

Demilec Launches Training Center

DEMILEC® Launches Spray Foam Insulation Products and Technical Application and Training Center for Middle East Market


Huntsman Opens Systems House in Dubai


Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced the opening of its new polyurethanes systems house in Dubai.