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.
A two-layer, dual-density polyurethane, puncture-proof bike tyre is being used on ofo shareable bicycles, said BASF which makes the polyurethane.
The team at Momentive explain how China’s polyurethane sector is becoming more sophisticated as pressure from government and consumers rises.
Despite raw materials difficulties the European, the flexible foam market grew by more than 12.5% in 2016, as delegates at this year’s EuroPUR meeting found out. Simon Robinson reports.
Dow Polyurethanes has been present in the North West of the UK at Birch Vale in Derbyshire for 10 years. The site is the home of regular open days. Simon Robinson visited and reports