Sadara confirmed its nameplate 200 kT/year TDI plant started commercial production on 17 September.
Cumulative polyurethane production growth in Japan in the year to July 2017 was 110.6 kT up 10% on the 2016 period
Evonik’s purchase of Air Products’ polyurethane catalyst business caused a stir in the polyurethane industry. Senior managers talk with Simon Robinson.
PTT Global Chemical, Sanyo and Toyota Tsusho Corp (TTC) have agreed to form GC Polyols, a Thai company to make and distribute polyols
FoamPartner has helped develop a new phosphorus-based flame retardant for flexible foam with help from EMPA
Nike saw sales in its footwear division of $ 5.5 bn in the first quarter of 2018 essentially unchanged from the equivalent 2017 quarter.
The board of Manali Petrochemicals, a polyol production company, has approved a plan to raise up to $50m.
Kingspan announced today that it bought 51% of Brazil’s Isoleste Constructivos Isotermicos with four production sites in Brazil for an undisclosed sum.
Lanxess recently completed the acquisition of Chemtura and appointed Markus Eckert to run the operation, Simon Robinson caught up with him.
Chemours and Honeywell are appealing against a legal decision which said the EPA was wrong to use its significant new alternative policy (SNAP) to force the replacement of HFCs in polyurethane applications.