A new economic report from the American Chemistry Council suggests that withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would create a tariff burden of up to $9 billion on US chemical exports
The UK government is to seek associate membership of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) after it leaves the EU.
Huntsman is to acquire spray polyurethane foam insulation specialist Demilec from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners.
A draft screening assessment from Health Canada has concluded that isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI), used as a monomer in polyurethane manufacture, poses a low risk of harm.
The Woodbridge Group has formed an equal joint venture with Japan’s Inoac Corporation in north and south America.
Toyota is to put into production a version of the Lexus Sport Yacht that was introduced as a concept in 2017. It features polyurethane resin as a major construction material.
The International Sleep Products Association has appointed attorney Marie Clarke as vice president for policy and government affairs.
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products is to expand its manufacturing facility in Loudon. This will increase its annual production of bio-based 1,3-propanediol by 16 million kg.
Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) is a key component of an after-market solution that adds wireless charging capability to the Tesla Model 3.
Foam-filled comfort flooring manufacturer GelPro has added an entry-level gel comfort mat to its product range.