Aleta Richards has been appointed to head up Covestro’s coatings, adhesives and specialties business in North America
Kingspan has started making PIR-insulated roofing systems in the UAE, according to website Trade Arabia.
China’s water-based polyurethane company SciSky started up four polyurethane condom production lines at its site in Lanzhou, Gansu on January 8.
Adhesive manufacturing company Pidilite Industries has bought the majority of in Pune based CIPY Polyurethanes.
The FSK, Germany’s association of foamed plastics and polyurethane makers, has joined the German Association of Plastics Converters (GKV).
Chinese polyol maker Ningwu New Material is planning an initial public offering on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
South Korean firm Logos is setting-up a manufacturing plant for polyurethane/epoxy flooring in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Year-to-date polyurethane production in Japan from January to October 2017 was 163kT, up 12.1%.
Nike saw sales in its footwear division of $ 10.5 bn in the first half of 2018 up $300 m or 2% from the equivalent 2017 half.
Polish PU foam producer Ciech Pianki has finished building a new facility increasing its PU foam storage and logistics capacity.