The survey was conducted during the first part of April, when many of the effects of the pandemic had become apparent.
June 5, 2020
Confidence in the market for new multi-family housing weakened significantly in the first quarter of 2020, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released recently by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
Evonik reports that variations in the wet reaction process conditions enable the control of many aspects of final coatings formulations, such as pH, surface area, pore volume, and other structural or morphological effects.
June 2, 2020
The Coating Additives business line of Evonik recently introduced SPHERILEX silica wet chemistry technology, with three new products.
Carlisle Polyurethane Systems will continue to focus on foams, surface and specialty coatings, binders, casting resins, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers.
May 28, 2020
Carlisle Construction Materials, an operating segment of Carlisle Companies Inc., recently announced that it is changing the name of its CASE business from Accella Polyurethane Systems to Carlisle Polyurethane Systems.
The May rise in builder sentiment follows the largest single monthly decline in the history of the Housing Market Index in April.
May 22, 2020
In a signal that the housing market is showing signs of stabilizing and gradually moving forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes increased seven points to 37 in May, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
PPG's Barberton location was presented with an Award for Excellence in Health and Safety Performance, while the Huron facility received recognition for Environmental Performance.
May 13, 2020
PPG recently announced that its Barberton and Huron, Ohio, facilities were recognized by the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council (OCTC) for programs that advance the company’s health, safety, and environmental performance.
In all, 61.3% of new and existing homes sold between the beginning of January and end of March, 2020, were affordable to families earning an adjusted U.S. median income of $72,900.
May 11, 2020
Surging job losses in March stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to a decline in U.S. median income and housing affordability in the first quarter of 2020, according to the most recent National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI).
MAPEI product categories to receive certification include architectural coatings, sealants, and adhesives.
May 5, 2020
MAPEI recently announced that SCS Global Services has issued its Indoor Advantage Gold certification for indoor air quality to over 255 of MAPEI’s products in the U.S. for low volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions.
The recipient of the Polyurethane Innovation Award will be announced at the conclusion of the Polyurethanes Technical Conference in October.
May 1, 2020
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) recently announced that applications for its Polyurethane Innovation Award are now being accepted through June 15, 2020.