The Urethane Blog

Arsenal Flips Meridian Adhesives to American Securities

American Securities Acquires Meridian Adhesives Group from Arsenal Capital Partners

New York, NY, September 1, 2022 – American Securities LLC (“American Securities”) and Arsenal Capital Partners (“Arsenal”)  today announced that an affiliate of American Securities has acquired Meridian Adhesives Group (“Meridian” or the “Company”),

Rail Deals Lining Up

Three More Unions Reach Tentative Agreements With Freight Railroads

by Tyler Durden

Monday, Sep 12,

Potential Rail Strike

US Railroads Enact “Contingency Plans,” Preparing For Labor Strike As Union Talks Fail

by Tyler Durden


Appliance Crisis

Alarm Bells Sound As World’s Second Largest Appliance Company Reports Demand Plunge

by Tyler Durden


Quiet First Half of Hurricane Season

Quiet Start To US Hurricane Season Takes Heat Out Of Oil Prices: Kemp

by Tyler DurdenFriday, Sep 09, 2022 –

German Support

“Wide Rescue Umbrella”: Germany Plans To Support Companies As Energy Crisis Worsens

by Tyler DurdenFriday, Sep 09, 2022 – 05:45 AM

Natural gas and electricity prices have become so expensive in Germany that the economic engine of Europe is shutting down and at risk of a ‘Lehman-style’

Spray Foam News

Positive News from the Inflation Reduction Act

A room at a newly constructed home is sprayed with liquid insulating foam before the drywall is added.

European Update

How will the European energy crisis affect freight markets?

A slowing eurozone may pull ocean container rates down further

John Paul HampsteadWednesday,

Currency Fluctuations

Japan, China On Edge After Record Dollar Surge Sparks “Explosive” Yen Plunge; China’s Yuan Not Far Behind

by Tyler DurdenWednesday,