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

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



14 July 2015


Amy Sandys

Type of News



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



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.