The Urethane Blog

Edge-Sweets History

Edge-Sweets was nice enough to give out an old book: A Glossary of Urethane Industry Terms at the recent PFA meeting (www.PFA.org) in Louisville,

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Benzene Update

US November benzene contracts decrease amid lengthy supply, low demand

Author: Tarun Raizada

2019/11/01

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US November benzene contracts settled lower,

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Mattress Imports

US mattress imports fell for 4th month in September

Washington, DC – US mattress imports fell for the fourth straight month in September to 1.37m units,

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Tariff Update

China says it has agreed with U.S. to cancel tariffs in phases

11/7/2019

* Tariffs imposed during months-long war to be cancelled in phases

* Commerce ministry spokesman does not specify timetable

* Both sides must simultaneously scrap some tariffs

* Comments follow “serious and constructive”

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Covestro Closes Divestiture

Covestro sells PU business to private equity’s HIG

Simon Robinson
Urethanes Technology International

Plixxent
Schottek

Covestro AG has completed the sale of its European polyurethane systems house business to a U.S.

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Polytek Obtains Grant for Expansion

Polytek wins Michigan’s help to invest in plant

Comstock Township, Michigan – Polytek Development, which makes polyurethane systems for casting and mould making,

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IMCD Integrates HORN

 

IMCD Establishes National U.S. Footprint as One Company with Full Integration of HORN

 

ROTTERDAM,

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TDI Update

GCC TDI market still bearish; demand remains soft

Author: Izham Ahmad

2019/11/01

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–The Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) spot toluene diisocyanate (TDI) import market is expected to remain in a bearish environment in coming weeks with no sign of any improvement in demand to provide relief.

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