Manali and Bharat Petroleum were linked in the Indian press with a potential polyurethanes joint venture. Bharat denied the plans and Manali was not available to comment.
Chemical Innovations has rebranded its Cilbond range of polyurethane primers and bonding agents
COIM is considering expanding its Asian presence in the pre-polymer market
Demilec is facing claims that it sells nnecessarily dangerous spray foam insulation products through third parties.
One of the most notable features of the K show in 2013 were automotive cooperations. They brought together a number of companies using polyurethane as either the main component or a vital part of component production.
K2013 was a chance for groups of firms to showcase collaborations that solve customers’ problems
Polyurethanes (PU) are a promising alternative to traditional vinyl ester and epoxy-based matrix systems. They offer the potential of short cycle times, high toughness and exceptional durability. They have not been widely adopted in the past because they suffer from short pot life and gel times.
In the first of a new series of views from the top, Lee Salamone looks at the state of the North American PU market
As 2013 draws to a close, Urethanes Technology International magazine asked key players in the world of polyurethanes to share their thoughts on the industry during 2013 and tell us what they think we can expect in the coming year.
ISOPA, the European diisocyanate and polyol producers’ organisation, opened its Passive House in Evere, Brussels, on 11 December 201