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Low Priced Oil Impact on U.S. Chemicals

Extended low oil prices could slow U.S. petrochemical renaissance
Posted on August 12, 2015 | By

Operator Tim Mouton inspects polymer pellets for quality at the LyondellBasell Bayport Polymers Plant, Monday, October 11, 2010 in Pasadena, TX. (Eric Smith/Houston Chronicle)

Operator Tim Mouton inspects polymer pellets for quality at the LyondellBasell Bayport Polymers Plant,

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