The Latin American polyurethane industry gathered in Mexico City in April for the inaugural UTECH Las Americas meeting. Stephen Downer spoke with several companies at the event
Polyurethane raw material prices look set to stay high as material shortness continues in many regions.
As the market for shared cars is likely to develop in the future, Adient has introduced a range of removable seat covers.
Tianjiao Chemical’s 40kT/year polymeric polyether polyol project came on stream on 25 June
Faurecia of France and Liuzhou Wuuling Industry have formed a joint venture to make develop and deliver car seats in China.
Tosoh saw MDI shipments increase over the year financial year, which ended in March, but the export price fell because the Yen appreciated
Revenue for Nike rose 6% to $34.4 billion or 8% on a currency neutral basis driven by a 30% increase in digital commerce but margin declined by 1.6% to 44.6%
Airbaby, a soft inflatable TPU lap seat for babies up to 6 months old that allows parents’ hands to be free when traveling won second prize in the IOM(3) 2017 design awards.
Grammer won the award for passenger seats at the German ETM award on 30 June in the first year in which it was presented.
The British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers’ Association (BRUFMA) has issued a statement challenging the media to report the tragic fire more accurately