Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Recent News

Covestro to boost Tarragona MDI capacity

Covestro is to invest EUR 200m to increase capacity at its Tarragona site to 220 kT/year.

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Wanhua parent company plans listing

Wanhua Chemical announced on December 6 that its parent company, Wanhua Industrial, is planning ‘separation and overall listing’.

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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.

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.

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Clariant sets up dedicated 3d print business

Clariant has launched a dedicated global 3D print business featuring filaments made from thermoplastic polyurethane.