Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Chemtura, which makes castable-polyurethanes, polyurethane pre-polymer and polyurethane dispersions, saw sales in its polyurethanes business segment fall by 4% to $72m in the second quarter of 2013 compared to the same quarter in 2012, according to filing with the SEC.
Sales at $144m in the first half of 2013 were close to the $148m level in the first half of 2012.
Chemtura does not split out profitability of the polyurethanes segment, but includes it with the other part of the Industrial Performance Products division: Petroleum Additives.
Petroleum Additives recorded sales of $182m in the second quarter of 2013 up from $160m in the same quarter of 2012. Profitability of the industrial performance products division was $60m in the first half of 2013 compared with $54m in the first half of 2012. Sales in the petroleum aditives division were up $41m at $351m in the first half of 2013 compared with $310 in the first half of 2012, according to documents filed with the SEC.