Huafon Group broke ground in April on a new project at its Chongqing site in Baitao Industrial Park.
High isocyanate prices forced European flexible PU foamers to change formulations to keep retain market share in 2017.
Cangzhou Dahua more than doubled the gross margin for its TDI product to 61% in 2017. The business generated CNY 3.9bn ($620m) sales last year.
Egida plans to build a new facility near Moscow by the end of 2019 or by mid-2020, according to Timofey Kalinin.
Tekni-Plex has acquired Dunn Industries, a manufacturer of speciality extrusion tubing for medical device applications.
Six companies, including two foamers today became members of EuroPUR, the European flexible foam trade association.
Mearthane Products Corporation is getting a $40,000 boost from the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. This is the state’s official economic development organisation.
Thermoplastic polyurethane is being used as the external caps on a new range of miniature shock absorbers made by ACE.
A groundbreaking ceremony has been held by Air Products and Huntsman in Geismar, Louisiana. The location will be home to a new steam methane reformer and cold box, owned and operated by Air Products. It will supply Huntsman’s neighbouring MDI operations with industrial gases, including carbon monoxide, hydrogen and steam.
Polyurethane materials maker Huaborun Material Technology has committed to build a new plant for thermoplastic polyurethane and CASE materials