BASF has announced 1% growth in sales for the second quarter of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, on sales of Euro 18.5 bn ($24.9 billion).
Tempur-Sealy stopped production of springs for inner-spring mattresses with sale of the business to Leggett & Platt in a deal announced in early July.
Kingspan, an Irish polyurethane insulated panel maker, has been forced to award its workers in Kingscourt a 2% pay rise by the Irish Labour Court.
Low emission, high tear-strength moulded PU foams are possible with Specflex Acitv formulations says Dow Chemical.
The Huntsman Automotive team gave Urethanes Technology International an overview of some of the issues driving change in the way that polyurethane can be used to reduce the noise, vibration and ride harshness (NVH) which passengers experience in a modern car.
Henkel has introduced a new pour-in-place foaming polyurethane designed to bind to pockets and hydraulic cylinders used in the US long wall mining industry
Polyurethane hose company, Norres has launched a new tapered flange coupling system which is designed to meet DIN 3016-13
Astorg Partners has agreed to buy the majority interest in Megadyne for an undisclosed sum.
Pebax polyurethane elastomers from Arkema are being widely used at the 2014 World Cup in Puma football boots, the French company said.
Rampf holdings said individual companies within the Rampf group will be trading under new names from 1 July 2014.