Wanhua pegs its unaudited net profit in 2017 at CNY 11bn ($1.7bn), tripling compared with 2016.
The UK’s Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) is attempting to simplify compliance with the UK’s furniture flammability regulations.
ICP Construction has acquired Arizona Polymer Flooring. Its portfolio of flooring products and concrete coating systems includes polyurethane-based products.
Direct-to-consumer mattress company Simba is considering supplying a number of international hotel chains.
Mlily, part of Nantong Healthcare, will increase capacity in ‘March or April.’
BASF’s earnings before interest and taxation could be 32% higher in 2017 than in 2016.
The Indian Polyurethane Association (IPUA) has announced design competition to popularise the use of polyurethane in India.
Qingdao, Shandong – BASF has entered a partnership to supply Hisense, one of China’s largest appliance makers, with customised polyurethane insulation. Compared with industry averages, BASF said its rigid polyurethane has ‘superior thermal insulation and good processing performance’. After signing the agreement, the two parties also discussed other business areas, according to a Hisense press release.
Kingspan has invested $10m to buy a minority stake in Invicara, a building software firm.
High prices for diisocyanates in have benefitted Tosoh between April and December 2017, according to a report in Japan’s Nikkei Asian Review.