The Urethane Blog

Propylene Naptha Spread in Asia

Asia’s propylene-naphtha spread touches near six-week high on stronger propylene

Propylene-naphtha spread at $332.75/mt

FOB Korea propylene at four-month high of $1,105/mt

Asia’s propylene-naphtha spread touched a near six-week high Oct.

Arsenal Makes Another Acquisition

Arsenal’s Applied Adhesives Acquires American Chemical

MINNETONKA, Minn., October 12, 2021 — APPLIED Adhesives, a premier custom adhesive solutions provider in North America,

Tempur Sealy Expansion

Breaking Ground

Dirt ceremonially turned on $138M Tempur Sealy plant

Dignitaries turn dirt at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Tempur Sealy plant on Thursday. Dignitaries turn dirt at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Tempur Sealy plant on Thursday.

Peak Problems

Hapag-Lloyd CEO: ‘We are probably in the peak of the problems’

Rolf Habben Jansen says ‘most of the difficulties’ — port congestion,

BASF Increasing TPU Prices

BASF to increase prices for thermoplastic polyurethane systems in North America

WYANDOTTE, MI, October 5, 2021 – BASF will increase prices for all thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) products in North America by $0.55/lb for orders shipping on or after October 15,

MGC to Expand Production of MXDA

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Announces Expansion of MXDA Production

September 29, 2021

 Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. (MGC; Head Office: Chiyoda-ku,

MCNS to Dissolve

Mitsui / SKC: PU raw materials joint venture to be terminated

On 30 September 2021, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and SKC Co., Ltd. announced plans to dissolve their joint venture agreement for Mitsui Chemicals &