The current drive for energy-efficiency and eco-friendliness in the construction market will increase demand for polyurethane-based products. That’s the good news message to come out of the Association of Foamed Plastics and Polyurethane (FSK) 2013 conference.
Speaking at the event in KraussMaffei’s Munich plant in December, FSK chairman Albrecht Manderscheid recalled the association’s celebrations for its 50th anniversary in 2012.
Manderscheid, who has been elected chairman of the association eight times, said: “This gave us insight into a very varied and future-orientated work.
“We are not afraid of the competition in the field of polyurethane,’ said Manderscheid as he set the tone for the conference and introduced FSK’s 2013 motto ‘polyurethanes in competition.’
“These are the pictures you will see for the coming two days. There will be many interesting presentations discussing the advantages and possibilities of polyurethane as well as aspects of the competition within the polyurethane market.
Innovation and creativity
“Today’s world of plastic cannot be imagined without polyurethane and over the years we have discovered many applications for it.
“The innovation in creativity has been long determined and it is a very important complement to global industry” and also the “the biggest and…