Shareholders of Manali Petrochemicals, a polyol production company, approved a plan to raise up to $50m at on 22 November
Polish PU foam and chemicals maker Selena has announced it invested close to PLN 8m (€1.9m) to modernise and expand its capacities in the first six months of this year.
Sales in the polyurethane segment of Chiech, Pianki, were up 28% in the first nine months of 2017
Sales in Oltchim’s polyol segment sales grew 25% in the first nine months of 2017 by RON 29.8 m
Korea’s SKC is planning to set up polyurethane auto part facilities at its existing China site in Nantong, Jiangsu province, said the company’s press release.
Year-to-date polyurethane production in Japan in the year to September 2017 was 145kT up 11.4%
China’s household appliance maker Haier on 16 November inaugurated an expansion at its India manufacturing site in Pune, the firm said.
Wages rise at Recticel’s Wetteren, Belgium plant following a two-day strike.
BASF has swapped production of TPU here for its Cellasto cellular polyurethane elasatomers, used in the growing Indian automotive industry.
Italian shoe company Fadel and Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, one of the members of the EU Graphene Flagship, have collaborated on a new graphene-containing polyurethane for footwear applications