Eight flexible polyurethane foam makers in Spain were fined by Spain’s anti-trust organisation for fixing prices for over a decade.
Momentive Performance Materials Inc said it plans to launch a new 2-EHA-free slabstock catalyst, in a statement.
Dow Chemical has filed court documents giving companies contesting its appeal over until 23 September to formally say they will fight Dow’s appeal or walk away.
BASF has showcased a parts of its range of polyurethane seating and coating materials in a revamped BMW Isetta 250, BASF said in a statement
Deceuninck North America has launched a glass-fibre-polyurethane composite for the double glazed window market, the firm said in a press release
BASF published environmental product declarations for a range of polyurethane flooring systems today, the company said
Henkel has given more details of the physical and processing properties of the polyurethane matrix resin it has developed for resin transfer moulding (RTM).
Henkel believes that this process will speed the production of composite components in the automotive industry with resins that can cure in one minute.
Polyurethane composite offer many advantages over traditional epoxy or polyester-based products. Low viscosity an fast cure times make them increasingly competitive. Experts from Dow Italia, lead by Luigi Bertucelli, give an overview of physical properties and some applications for polyurethane composites.
AkzoNobel said it has received a binding offer for its Building Adhesives business by Sika AG for €260m ($347m). Building Adhesives generated sales of €185 million in 2012
PPT Chemical Group and Sinopec have signed an agreement to enable them to both examine the feasibility of an isocyanate production plant, according to the Bangkok post.