The Urethane Blog

The World According to the Markets

Here’s the map of the world, if size was determined by market cap
 

Published: Aug 12, 2015 3:51 p.m.

History of Bedding: 1966-1990

1966-1990:  Waterbeds Make Waves

By Julie A. Palm / August 2015

The International Sleep Products Association’s first 100 yearsPart VII of the third installment

 

Crib Mattress Recall

logoU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall

Recall Date: July 30, 2015

Recall Number: 15-203

Stork Craft Recalls Crib Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Stork-Craft-Recalls-Crib-Mattresses/

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Foam crib mattresses

Hazard: The crib mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal mattress flammability standard for open flames,

Polyurethane Use in Aerospace Market

Polyurethane polymer a vital component of the aerospace foam market

Industry Sector

Aerospace

Published

14 July 2015

Author

Amy Sandys

Type of News

Market

 

Propane/propylene Exports Rise

 

US LPG exports rise to record high, driven by propane/propylene: EIA
 

New York (Platts)–30Jun2015/527 pm EDT/2127 GMT

 

Mattress History

1941-1965

 

By Julie A. Palm / June 2015

Part III of the second installment on the International Sleep Products Association’s first 100 years

Americans are growing taller comic

An illustration in Bedding magazine highlighted the fact that Americans were growing taller in the 1950s than they had in 1900.