The Urethane Blog

Housing Viewpoint

Housing hurts: Stocks look past dismal data

August 19, 2022

By Lindsey Bell, chief markets &

Mattress Update

Cool, Sustainable, Feature-Rich Foams in Demand

By David Perry

Value-added offerings help manufacturers bolster higher-priced mattress collections

Value-added polyurethane foams are in high demand in the mattress marketplace,

Rhine River Update

Rhine River One Centimeter From Danger Zone

by Tyler DurdenFriday, Aug 12, 2022 – 09:00 AM

Update (0900ET): The water level on the Rhine River at Kaub,

BASF Warning

BASF may have to cut production due to low Rhine water levels- statement


Diesel Primer

Sorry! Diesel prices are likely to climb again soon

Behind the scenes of why fuel is so expensive in 2022

Rachel PremackThursday,

New Home Sales Update

New Home Sales & Prices Plunged In June As Pulte Admits Order Cancellations Are Soaring

by Tyler DurdenTuesday, Jul 26,

Water Level on the Rhine

Germany’s Energy Crisis About To Get Even Worse As Rhine Water Levels Plummet

by Tyler DurdenMonday, Jul 18, 2022 –

Fun for the Weekend

The $100 Trillion Global Economy In One Chart

by Tyler DurdenFriday, Jul 15, 2022 – 08:00 PM

Surpassing the $100 trillion mark is a new milestone for global economic output.

Furniture Woes

Furniture manufacturer announces changes to Mississippi facility, layoff of 300 jobs

Published 5:55 am Saturday, July 2, 2022

By Magnolia State Live

One of the largest furniture manufacturers in the state has announced that it is laying off 300 workers in Mississippi and North Carolina.