Utech Polyurethane Daily Report Tuesday, December 12, 2017 ================================================= Top Stories ================================================= Covestro to boost Tarragona MDI capacity Covestro is to invest EUR 200m to increase capacity at its Tarragona site to 220 kT/year. http://utech-polyurethane.com/news/covestro-to-boost-tarragona-mdi-capacity/ ------------------------------------------------- Wanhua parent company plans listing Wanhua Chemical announced on December 6 that its parent company, Wanhua Industrial, is planning ‘separation and overall listing’. http://utech-polyurethane.com/news/wanhua-parent-company-plans-listing/ ------------------------------------------------- Japan to ditch HFC in spray foam two years early Japan’s Urethane Foam Industry Association said its members are working to eliminate fluorocarbons in rigid foam by March 2019, two years ahead of the mandatory deadline. http://utech-polyurethane.com/news/japan-to-ditch-hfc-in-spray-foam-two-years-early/ ------------------------------------------------- Steinhoff to sell non-core assets and refinance debt Steinhoff International, has received offers for non-core assets and asserted currently ‘there is no evidence… that CFO Ben La Grange had any involvement’ in events leading up to the current financial investigation. http://utech-polyurethane.com/news/steinhoff-to-sell-non-core-assets-and-refinance-debt/ ------------------------------------------------- Clariant sets up dedicated 3d print business Clariant has launched a dedicated global 3D print business featuring filaments made from thermoplastic polyurethane. http://utech-polyurethane.com/news/clariant-sets-up-dedicated-3d-print-business/ ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Also of Interest Get More From Urethanes Technology! Receive 1 year of Urethanes Technology - in your choice of print or digital. • Unlock unlimited site access including our archived stories and FYI charts - great for presentations! • Access the most comprehensive lists and rankings in the industry. • and so much more! SUBSCRIBE TODAY! http://www.utech-polyurethane.com/subscribe/ ------------------------------------------------- ================================================== Crain Communications, Inc. %%Member_Addr%% %%Member_City%%, %%Member_State%% %%Member_PostalCode%% customerservice@utech-polyurethane.com This message was sent to you because you have requested to receive a product or a relationship with Utech Polyurethane. Your privacy is very important to us. If you no longer wish to receive emails from %%Member_Busname%%, go to: https://home.utech-polyurethane.com/clickshare/changeServicesAdd.do?addAcct.email=%%EMAILADDR%% See our Privacy Policy: http://new.utech-polyurethane.com/privacy-policy Contact customer service at 1-877-320-1723 or customerservice-pn@crain.com.