TITLE

PU's 'perfect storm'?

AUTHOR(S)
Reed, David
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Urethanes Technology;Dec2005/Jan2006, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the impact of the devastation of hurricanes on the polyurethane (PU) industry in the U.S. The future supply situation for toluene diisocyanate for flexible foams is uncertain after plant closures according to Bob Kirk, vice president of the comfort marketing unit of Bayer Material Science LLC. Senior managers with the PU business of Dow Chemical Co. predict a raw material supply crisis. Prices of PU raw materials increased as a result of the hurricanes. INSET: Not out of the woods.
ACCESSION #
19509204

 

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