Youdeng Technology started the final environmental assessment in November for its TPU shoe sole project with 500 tonne/year or 6m pair/year capacity.
Wanhua Chemical released its 2015 nine-month results in October, reporting a 17% year-on-year drop in revenue
The synthetic leather market is dominated by polyurethane coating products and these are increasingly moving towards water-based systems. Jane Ho visited Covestro in Shanghai and found out more.
Set up in 2013, silicone surfactants maker 3W Materials has been expanding its portfolio to cover polyether polyols.
A US-China Building Energy Efficiency Fund is being set up by companies from both countries, according to an announcement on China’s central government’s website.
Connell Group signed agreement with local authorities on 5 August to build its 800kT/year MDI project in Cangzhou Coastal-Port Economic & Technological Development Zone in Hebei
BASF inaugurated its wholly-owned 400kT/year MDI project in Chongqing on 19 September.
China’s maker of PU system and insulation materials Hongbaoli saw its total revenue drop by 10% to RMB978m ($153m) in H1 2015, and reported a 41% decrease in insulation materials sales to RMB5m with China’s lukewarm real estate market.
China’s domestic refrigerator market is a big customer of the polyurethane industry. Jane Ho, takes a snapshot of the market
Shanghai Longgan Polymers started production of two new series of silicone surfactants in May,