The Urethane Blog

Another Attempt to eChange the Chemical Biz

ChemDirect Closes Series A Funding Round Led by Schneider

Specialty chemical marketplace will use funds to expand team and scale platform June 30,

Durable Goods Jump

US Durable Goods Orders Unexpectedly Jumped In May

by Tyler DurdenMonday, Jun 27, 2022 – 08:35 AM

With PMIs sinking rapidly and macro surprise indices crashing,

New Home Sales

New Home Sales Unexpectedly Rebounded In May As Prices Plunged

by Tyler DurdenFriday, Jun 24, 2022 – 10:13 AM

Following the disappointing tumble in existing home sales (to 2 year lows),

Positive Sentiment

No economic ‘hurricane’ on horizon, XPO executives say

Demand remains solid, though supply problems hold back LTL capacity, executives tell investor roadshows

Mark SolomonWednesday,

Even More M&A

LP Building Solutions and Pacific Woodtech Enter Acquisition Agreement for LP’s Engineered Wood Products Business and SolidStart® Brand


More Spray Foam Consolidation

Owens Corning to Acquire Spray Foam Manufacturer Natural Polymers

Transaction complements company’s core insulation product offering to accelerate growth and expand addressable markets June 21,

Firestone Parent Acquires SES Foam

Holcim to acquire SES roofing and insulation business

EQS Group Jun. 22, 2022, 03:04 AM

Holcim Group Services Ltd / Key word(s): Acquisition
Holcim to acquire SES roofing and insulation business

22.06.2022 / 09:04

Acquisition to expand Holcims roofing and insulation business Proven double-digit growth engine in the highly profitable US spray foam insulation market Annual sales of USD 200 million for 2022  Highly regarded brand for sustainable new builds and green retrofitting projects Accelerates Holcims growth in Solutions &

Logistics Update

Logistics Costs As A Percentage Of GDP Hit Highest Level In 13 Years

by Tyler DurdenTuesday, Jun 21, 2022 –