Covestro’s North America business announced that it plans three top-level management changes to take effect from 1 February 2018.
Covestro has started producing aqueous polyurethane dispersions at its Dormagen, Germany and is increasing volume in Barcelona
Recaro has introduced a refreshed Sportster GT automotive seat which combines ‘the best strengths of a sports seat and a purebred racing seat.’
Recticel saw sales up 11.9% in the third quarter of 2017, to EUR 356m as the firm passed on higher prices and benefited from greater automotive demand.
MOL has signed a technology purchase agreement with thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (Thailand) for its HPPO propylene oxide project.
BASF said that foam produced from its recent batch of contaminated TDI has produced foams with dichlorobenzene levels ‘clearly below 1ppm’ which it said was the ‘limit for workplace exposure.’
The UTECH Automotive Congress opened here today with an unexpectedly high number of visitors registering at the door.
BASF said it will build a new 21 kT/year specialty amines plant at its Nanjing Chemical Industry Park to come on stream in 2019.
A strong line-up of speakers have assembled for the two-day UTECH Congress conference on the future of polyurethane in automotive applications in October.
FXI, a US flexible foam company, is to be purchased by a different private equity firm.