Foam certification body CertiPUR-US now has 31 foam manufacturers as members, 92 foam families are registered, and nearly 400 downstream product manufacturers listed on the website as using certified foams.
A huge grain storage bin at a poultry processing plant in Maryland has been repaired by specialist contractors CJ Geo, using TerraThane geotechnical polyurethane foam from NCFI.
General Plastics’ Last-A-Foam FR-4306 polyurethane foam is being used for a critical component in Orbital ATK’s five-segment rocket boosters. The rockets are under development for NASA missions to explore deep space.
A new range of urethane-based head protection gear from 2nd Skull is designed for use across a range of sports.
The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance is urging people to use spray foam to reduce asthma by making US homes more airtight.
Invista has been recognised by the American Fuels and Petrochemicals Association (AFPM) for safety excellence at three sites – Wilmington, North Carolina, and both Orange and Victoria in Texas.
The Massachusetts Toxic Use Reduction Institute’s (TURI) scientific panel has recommended TDI should be classified as a higher hazard substance and brought a swift reaction form the US Polyurethane Foam Association (PFA)
The US Senate Appropriations Committee has sent a bill to the senate that encourages further development of permeable roadways for transport applications.
Ford has announced it is looking to develop foams and plastics for its vehicles that use captured carbon dioxide (CO2) as a feedstock.
Foamsulate 220 closed-cell spray foam from the Accella company Premium Spray Products complies with the International Building Code and International Residential Code, when covered with PSI’s Staycell One Step 255 closed-cell spray foam insulation