The Urethane Blog

Port Update

California’s Massive Container-Ship Traffic Jam Is Still Really Jammed

by Tyler DurdenFriday, May 28, 2021 – 06:30 AM

By Greg Miller of FreightWaves,

Recticel Comments

Greiner’s unsolicited offer substantially undervalues Recticel

Occasional information, Brussels, 25/05/2021 — 07:00 CET, 25.05.2021

After careful consideration,

Container Rates

Why Stratospheric Container Rates Could Rocket Even Higher

by Tyler DurdenThursday, May 20, 2021 – 11:35 AM

By Greg Miller of Freight Waves,

Olin Shuts Down More Chlor Alkali Production

Olin Announces Further Chlor Alkali Capacity Reduction  CLAYTON, Mo., May 18, 2021 — Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that it plans to permanently shut down approximately 20% of its diaphragm-grade chlor alkali capacity (approximately 225,000 ECU tons) at its Plaquemine,

Dow Announces Polyol Increases

May 18, 2021


Effective June 1, 2021, or as contracts allow, The Dow Chemical Company,

Stepan Announces Increase on Rigid Polyester Polyols

May 14, 2021

Dear Valued Customer:

Effective July 1, 2021, or as contracts allow, Stepan will increase the price for STEPANPOL® and
TERATE® Rigid Polyester Polyols used in the Americas by $0.12 per pound.