A new 4-D printing technology has been unveiled by scientists from Georgia Institute of Technology and the Singapore University of Technology and Design. It allows more than one material to be printed at the same time.
Sales at automotive interiors firm Grammer rose by 5.4% in 2017 compared with the prior year period, to EUR 1.79bn.
Polyurethane machinery maker RIM Polymers expects to buy or set up a company in the US by the end of 2019, said Oei Han Tjing, executive vice president of CEH Group.
ecticel has reportedly started a process to sell its automotive division, according to De Tijd, a Belgian newspaper.
Adhesive, sealant and resin manufacturer Chemence is to buy the electronics adhesive business and technology of Supreme Resources.
Flint Group has added an Extra Firm option to its range of Rotec compressible sleeves for flexographic printing
Lanxess, which purchased Chemtura in April 2017, posted record earnings for its 2017 financial year with sales just shy of EUR 7bn.
27th Month of growth in Japan PU production
Mattress manufacturer Purple Innovation is applying its technology to smaller products – pet beds. It is raising money on crowdfunding site Kickstarter to put the beds into production.
Sales in the Chemical Specialties segment of Conzetta, which includes FoamPartner, grew by 27.1% in 2017 compared with 2016, following the purchase of Otto Bock.