The Urethane Blog



Chemical Shipments Rise Again

US Feb chem shipment values up for 11th straight month
05 April 2016 16:32 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US chemical shipment values in February rose for the 11th straight month year on year,

Houston Update

Houston's petrochemical boom could soon face a big swoon

Oil's low cost means Gulf Coast is losing its price advantage

March 11,

PFA Call for Papers

Abstract Deadline: March 25, 2016 — The Polyurethane Foam Association is accepting proposals for technical presentations for its spring Technical Program,

Auto Sales Up Smartly

US Feb auto sales up 6.9% year on year

01 March 2016 21:15 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US sales of new vehicles in February rose by 6.9% from the same month last year,

Chairs Blamed

Toxic smoke in fatal TCH fire came from polyurethane chairs, Toronto Fire says

The victims of the fire died of smoke inhalation,

Urethane Foam Rugs

Rugs woven/squirted from extruded urethane foam



Dutch design house Nightshop sourced soft urethane nonskid foam, which starts off as a liquid that you squirt out of a syringe,