Steinhoff International, a major furniture retailer has delayed its annual results announcement as independent auditors go over its books.
Polyols producer Manali saw its revenue fall by INR 225 m ($3.5 m) to INR 3.12 bn in in the first half of 2017 compared with INR 3.33 bn in in the same period in 2016.
Huntsman will use the proceeds of a recent sale of shares in its Venator titanium dioxide business to pay off the last of its senior secured loans.
Shengxiang Polyurethane Polymer Material is to build a 15kT/year polyurethane flexible foam plant in Meishan, Sichuan province. The project received initial approval by local environmental authorities in November.
China’s Anli, which makes synthetic PU leather, posted CNY 3m ($455,000) net loss over the first nine months of 2017,
Xinyue Chenghua New Materials is planning to build a new plant with 3m m3/year polyurethane insulation panel capacity and 10kT/year polyurethane system capacity, pending regulatory approval.
The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade is considering tightening the environmental rules affecting its polyurethane sector.
Vince Scattolino joins CertiPUR-US as a Director.
A combination of direct polyurethane injection moulding and direct-attach capabilities are being used with foot scanning technology to produce individually tailored running shoes by Brooks.
The 2017 Insulation Awards have been cancelled following a SkyNews broadcast about fire safety.