Polyester polyol to PU additives supplier Seotech has plans to become a fully-fledged systems house,
Belgium-based foamer, Recticel saw sales rise 5.9% to EUR 566m in the first half of 2017 despite a tough material supply position.
Sales at Polish chemicals and polyurethane foam company Ciech in the first half of 2017 were PLN 1.8 bn ($ 504 m) up PLN 88 m or 4.8 % on the 2016 period.
Six companies have become the first to commit to CertiPUR-US programme for moulded flexible polyurethane foam.
Laundry and personal care products-to-reactive polyurethane systems company, Henkel saw sales reach EUR10 bn for the first time in H1 2017.
Sinomax has reiterated its profit warning with more details on the size of the first half 2017 profit.
Sales in Oltchim’s polyol segment grew 13% in the first half of 2017 to RON 288 m ($ 75 m) compared with RON 254 m in the first six months of 2016.
Lear will build a 160,000 sq ft (18, 900 m2) seat plant in Flint, Michigan on the former site of the Buick City administration building.
Expanded TPU is the key pressure transfer and damping medium in a newly designed bicycle seat from Ergon.
Sporting goods company Adidas saw currency neutral revenue increase by 18% and gross margin fractionally under 50% in the first half of 2017.