Huafon Spandex started trial run in November, 2014 for its 30kT/year differentiated spandex project located at Baitao Industrial Park in Chongqing, China.
Wanhua announced on 7 November, 2014 that it has put into full operation its 600kT/year MDI facilities in the Harbour Industrial Area in the Yantai Economic and Technological Development Zone.
Liming Institute broke ground on its 20T/year dimeryl diisocyanate (DDI) facilities in March 2014 in Luoyang, Henan province and schedules to complete the construction in mid or late 2015.
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Guangdong Homa Appliances, China’s largest fridge exporter by volume, said it plans to build a sixth plant here with 3.5m unit/year capacity, including over 1m unit/year freezers.
China’s fifth Polyurethane Exterior Insulation Seminar was held on 15 September, 2014 in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia.
Caojing, Shanghai – BASF’s new HDI-based polyisocyanates facility at its Caojing site in Shanghai went into operation on 5 September, 2014.
Cangzhou Dahua released its 2014 half-year results in August, reporting a 6% drop in revenue to RMB1.7bn ($276m) with an RMB40.8m net loss.
Rigid foam maker Lecron started construction of the 50kT/year polyether polyol facility in March 2014 and is expecting its full operation this October.
Nantong Healthcare Machinery, a maker of CNC cutting machines for flexible foam, in August 2014 developed an upgraded continuous blade cutting machine.