Norwegian slabstock machinery maker Laader Berg has a business approach that seems hard to beat: it invented the Maxfoam concept for making slabstock polyurethane foam
Software simulation is being used in almost all processes, and has now extended to polyurethane products made by foaming. The simulation extends from initial product design to product moulding, and can be applied in the foaming process and to mould design
This year’s premier plastics exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany, sees more polyurethane companies displaying their products than ever before.
After a difficult year in 2009, when production of foam plastics and polyurethanes in Europe fell by up to 30 percent in some areas, the FSK, Germany’s association for foamed plastics and polyurethane, says it expects significantly better results in 2010.
Texture and tactility featured strongly in the winners of this year’s FSK Polyurethane Innovation Prize,
We discuss the physical properties of polyurethane foam made with these NOPs, compared with properties of foams made using conventional polyols.
OMS Group claims it is helping sandwich panel manufacturers save hundreds of thousands of dollars a year with more energy- and chemical efficient technology
Malcom, Iowa-based ITWC Inc. rarely stands still, physically expanding seven times since it was founded in 1988.
If polyurethanes are a business where megatrends are important, then the influence of the Chinese market on the sector could probably be considered a single megatrend in its own right.
Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. has purchased nine acres and a 15 000-ft2 facility, which it will expand by 50 000-ft2