Selena Group, which makes a wide range of polyurethane-based construction chemicals, had record sales in 2017.
The International Sleep Products Association has announced the newly elected members of its Board of Trustees.
Hengnaier Energy Saving New Material is equipping a 50,000 m³/year polyurethane insulation panel factory in Zhuzhou, Hunan.
Eluid Kipchoge ran to victory in the 2018 Virgin London Marathon in a pair of 3D printed TPU shoes by Nike.
First quarter 2018 sales at Skechers were $1.25 bn up 16.5% on the first quarter of 2017 which itself broke records at the company.
Kingspan sales were ‘sluggish’ in the first quarter of 2018 because of ‘a prolonged winter in many regions’, according to a trading statement.
PU Europe has welcomed amendments to the European Union’s Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. The amendments could lead to greater sales of polyurethane building insulation.
Perstorp’s specialties and solutions division, which includes specialty polyols and the firm’s Capa business, saw fourth-quarter sales in 2017 reach SEK868 m ($103 m).
Senior industry figures have been announced as session chairmen for the UTECH Europe 2018 Conference.
Polyurethane production in Japan in February 2018 was 10% higher than in February 2017, according to figures from Japan’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry.