Global Polyurethane Market Will Hit $73.6 Billion by 2020

Global Polyurethane Market Will Hit $73.6 Billion by 2020

Flexible and rigid foams accounted for over 38%...  Full Story

Flexible and rigid foams, including spray foam, accounted for over 38% and 26% of the market volume in 2013, respectively.
The 2015/2016/2017 code development cycle will include areas such as international building, existing building, and residential-mechanical and plumbing.
The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), announced that Emmy award-winning TV host and New York Times Bestselling author Ty Pennington has been secured as the as the keynote speaker for the Sprayfoam 2015 Convention and Expo.
Papers can address innovations and developments involving polyurethane chemistry or uses, including new polyurethane products or applications; raw material or additive innovations; or breakthroughs in equipment design or operation.
According to Clean Crawls' article, the product with the highest recommendation for insulating crawl spaces and attics is closed-cell spray foam insulation.
Solvay will directly supply the worldwide marketplace with all its volumes of SOLKANE® 365 foaming agent, which is used in spray foam applications, as of January 2015.
Solvay To Become the Exclusive Supplier of SOLKANE Foaming Agent in 2015
The blend, SOLKANE® 365/227, has become the product of choice internationally in a number of polyurethane applications, including spray foam, where non-flammable blowing...  Full Story
Foametix, a spray polyurethane company, ready for Daytona return with No. 7 Corvette C7.R
Foametix Ready for Daytona Return
This weekend marks a long-awaited return for Claudio Burtin to the Daytona International Speedway.  Full Story
To protect the home's structural framing from mold and mildew growth, FortiCel™ and CertaSpray® spray foam insulation will be installed in the crawlspace after the home is moved to its permanent location.
2014 Greenbuild LivingHome Showcases High-Performance Insulation With CertainTeed Products
After being showcased for informational tours at this year's Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the home will be permanently placed in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward...  Full Story
Spray foam insulation was utilized in Camp LeJeune's new LEED Platinum facility.
Camp Lejeune's New Dining Facility Earns LEED Platinum Certification
The facility earned the maximum number of points for LEED's 'Optimize Energy Performance' credit.  Full Story
Dodge Outlook Report Predicts Rise in Construction Starts for Commercial and Institutional Building, Accompanied by Moderate Improvement for Housing and a Stabilizing Public Works Sector.
Construction Industry to See More Balanced Growth in 2015, Report Says
The report predicts that total U.S. construction starts for 2015 will rise 9% to $612 billion, a larger gain than the 5% increase to $564 billion estimated for 2014.  Full Story
Demilec Introduces Spray Foam and Coating Products Specifically To Meet Oil and Gas Industry Needs
Demilec has introduced two new products - Geolok and MaxGuard SLAM 250 - to make oil and gas pipeline construction, containment and industry processes easier, more durable,...  Full Story

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