Polyurethane production in Japan in March 2018 was 8.7% higher than in March 2017, according to figures from Japan’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry.
Grammer, which makes automotive seating and interior components, will purchase US-based Toledo Molding & Die (TMD)
Chinese appliance maker Hisense Group is set to take control of Slovenian white-goods maker, Gorenje.
Sheela Foam, India’s largest flexible polyurethane foam maker, had consolidated sales of INR 20.4bn ($30 m) in 2018
Wurth Electronik and the Fraunhofer Institute have developed a flexible PU-based circuit board that can be used to monitor the vital signs of new-born babies.
CJGeo has used TerraThane geotechnical polyurethane foam from NCFI to repair a New York City building with significant structural problems.
Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group (SCCIG) broke ground in April on a 1.8MT/year ethylene glycol (EG) plant in Yulin, Shaanxi province.
Earnings in PCC Rokita’s polyurethane business segment rose by 41% in the first quarter of 2108 compared with 2017.
Insulated panel maker Jindal Mectec and Irish firm Kingspan have formed a joint venture targeting airport and rail infrastructure projects
Total production of polyurethane products in South America was 705kT in 2017, and by 2022 this figure is forecast to reach 798kT