The Urethane Blog

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.

Existing Home Sales Jump

US existing home sales climb 5.1% in May, but prices keep jumping, too

US existing home sales beat economists's May expectations,

Courtroom Update Part II

UPDATE 2-U.S. court filing indicates Dow settlement talks over $1 billion price-fixing judgment
 
 
 

(Updates with statements from both sides)

By Lawrence Hurley

(Reuters) –

Courtroom Update

Withdrawn U.S. court filing indicates Dow settlement talks over $1 billion price-fixing judgment
WASHINGTON, June 15
 
 

Dow Chemical Co and plaintiffs that won a $1.06 billion judgment against the company over claims it artificially inflated polyurethane prices indicated in a Supreme Court filing on Monday they were settling the case,

Job Jumping

Falling Job Tenure: It's Not Just about Millennials

The image of a worker in the 1950s is one of a man (for the most part) who plans on spending his entire career with one employer.

Yost Added to Flexible PU Foam Hall of Fame

 

 Charles A. Yost Inducted Posthumously into
Flexible Polyurethane Foam Hall of Fame

Early developer of viscoelastic foam becomes 27th honoree