The Urethane Blog

Covestro Q3 Results

Covestro with significant growth in volume and earnings in third quarter

Upward trend stabilized: Demand recovery continues

  • Core volumes up by 3.0%
  • Group sales total around EUR 2.8 billion (–12.7%)
  • EBITDA of EUR 456 million (+7.3%) driven by cost-cutting measures
  • Net income of EUR 179 million (+21.8%)
  • Free operating cash flow rises to EUR 361 million (+48.6%)
  • Guidance on full-year earnings raised
  • Announced acquisition makes Covestro one of the leading suppliers of sustainable coating resins

In the third quarter of 2020,

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Urethane Highlights from Dow Investors’ Call

Jim Fitterling

Moving to the Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure segment. Operating EBIT was $104 million, down from the year ago period due to weaker demand and margin compression.

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European Overview

Cost hikes, shortages create headaches for Europe PU industries

Author: Fergus Jensen


  • October isocyanates contracts increases of up to €300/tonne
  • Polyols contracts climb up to €150/tonne
  • Shortages seen in polyols,

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Huntsman Building Solutions Changes

October 22, 2020 (281) 719-4324

Doug Kramer Moves into Key Consulting Role as Huntsman Building Solutions

Focuses on Strategic Growth Initiatives


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Tosoh MDI Increase

October 20, 2020

Tosoh to Increase Prices for Millionate MDI Grades

Tosoh Specialty Chemicals USA,

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Dow Comments on Durables

US shift to suburbs boosts chems used in durables – Dow CFO

Author: Al Greenwood


HOUSTON (ICIS)–More US consumers are moving out of the city and into the suburbs,

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Spray Foam Meeting Postponed Until 2022

SPFA: The Sprayfoam Show Convention & Expo 2021 rescheduled

The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) announced the postponement of The Sprayfoam Show Convention &

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