Recticel is launching a new pilot line at its factory in Wetteren, Belgium as part of a larger investment worth about EUR10 m.
ecticel has reportedly started a process to sell its automotive division, according to De Tijd, a Belgian newspaper.
Building the new factory in Finland is progressing on schedule, said Recticel, and the company plans to start production in the fourth quarter of this year.
Polish polyol maker PCC Rokita has acquired a loan of PLN 87.35m ($25 m) to modernise and expand the capacity of its polyol production facility in Brzeg Dolny, Poland.
Polish PU foam producer Ciech Pianki has finished building a new facility increasing its PU foam storage and logistics capacity.
Polish PU foam and chemicals maker Selena has announced it invested close to PLN 8m (€1.9m) to modernise and expand its capacities in the first six months of this year.
Wages rise at Recticel’s Wetteren, Belgium plant following a two-day strike.
Russian chemical group Sintez OKA has established a new subsidiary to make rigid and flexible polyurethane foam systems.
Slovenian PU construction foam maker TKK Srpenica is spending around EUR 7m to build a new logistics facility.
Derkim Polyurethane Urgut, a Turkish-Uzbek joint venture, has unveiled plans to open a new PU production facility in Urgut, 350 km (190 m) southwest of Tashkent.