Nike saw sales in its footwear division of $ 5.5 bn in the first quarter of 2018 essentially unchanged from the equivalent 2017 quarter.
The board of Manali Petrochemicals, a polyol production company, has approved a plan to raise up to $50m.
Sheela Foam will introduce a new luxury range of Comfort Cell polyurethane-based foam mattresses in October.
Kingspan announced today that it bought 51% of Brazil’s Isoleste Constructivos Isotermicos with four production sites in Brazil for an undisclosed sum.
A strong line-up of speakers have assembled for the two-day UTECH Congress conference on the future of polyurethane in automotive applications in October.
Spray foam insulation manufacturer Icynene is pressing ahead with its European growth strategy, with the purchase of Isolat of France.
Chemours and Honeywell are appealing against a legal decision which said the EPA was wrong to use its significant new alternative policy (SNAP) to force the replacement of HFCs in polyurethane applications.
A two-layer, dual-density polyurethane, puncture-proof bike tyre is being used on ofo shareable bicycles, said BASF which makes the polyurethane.
FXI, a US flexible foam company, is to be purchased by a different private equity firm.
Dow Corning Polyurethane Additives will be incorporated into the Dow Polyurethanes portfolio under the Vorasurf Polyurethane Additives brand name.