The Urethane Blog

Lockdown Lifted

Shanghai Is Finally Lifting Its COVID Lockdown

by Tyler DurdenTuesday, May 31, 2022 – 06:00 PM

After another two months of misery and lockdowns,

Applied Adhesives Makes Another Acquisition

Arsenal’s APPLIED Adhesives

Acquires Alliance Adhesives

MINNETONKA, Minn., May 25, 2022 – APPLIED Adhesives, a premier custom adhesive solutions provider in North America,

More on Inventories

Bloated inventories hit Walmart, Target and other retailers’ profits, trucking demand

Too much stock means lower truckload volumes, more intermodal business

Mark SolomonFriday,

Covestro Expansion

Covestro opens Barcelona production line for engineering prepolymer range

by Rob Coker

19 May 2022


Covestro has launched the production of Desmodur 15 prepolymers at its Spanish site in Barcelona.

Petronas to Buy Perstorp

Malaysia’s Petronas in $2.4bn deal to buy Swedish chemical maker

Both companies see acquisition as opening new growth paths

Malaysia’s Petronas Chemicals is buying Swedish chemical maker Perstorp Holding.

Bad Quarter for Sadara

Saudi-US chemical JV Sadara’s profit slips 97% on higher feedstock costs

Specialized in producing a wide range of specialty chemicals, the company said its profits were hit by an increase in feedstock costs.

Specialized in producing a wide range of specialty chemicals,

Master Terrazzo Acquired by MTT Investment


Levittown PA – MTT Investment Group LLC, a private investment group managed by Michael F.