Digital 3D manufacturing company Carbon has added two further materials to its range of production-ready materials, including a new elastomeric polyurethane.
Huntsman plans to make Demilec a global spray foam business. The strategy will and capture the higher margins for MDI in the spray foam insulation market.
Dow Polyurethanes will present a range of polyurethane products for the building industry, furniture and upholstery as well as adhesives and elastomers at UTECH Europe 2018.
DSM has entered into a preferred partnership with Golden Valley, Minnesota-based Chromatic 3D Materials. The companies will be offering thermoset materials for 3D printing finished manufactured goods.
China’s Healthcare Co. reported CNY 4.6m ($723,000) net profit in the first quarter of 2018, down by 93% from the same period in 2017.
Cutting machinery company Feckn-Kirfel will outline its new Loop H32 LP band knife splitting machine at UTECH Europe 2018.
Huntsman saw sales in its polyurethanes business grow by 28% in Q13 2018 to $1.2 bn compared to $953m in the 2017 quarter, as margins improved, according to the company.
Huntsman Tecnoelastomeri said it will unveil a new generation of Castech hot-cast elastomer machines at UTECH Europe.
BASF has increased capacity for HDI oligomers used in coating and adhesive applications at its plant here.
Polyurethane spray equipment manufacturer Graco, saw sales in its industrial segment rise by 25 % in the first quarter of 2018.