Huitian New Materials is planning to break ground on a new plant with 20kT/year polyurethane adhesives capacity
Lear Corporation, which makes automotive seating, returned record results for the third quarter of 2017.
Graco, a polyurethane spray machinery equipment manufacturer, reported a 16% rise in net sales in the third quarter of 2017 to $380m
Recticel saw sales up 11.9% in the third quarter of 2017, to EUR 356m as the firm passed on higher prices and benefited from greater automotive demand.
Steitz Secura is using a combination of 3D foot scanning from HP, Huntsman multi-section injection (MSI) polyurethane technology and a Desma MSI moulding machine to produce customised work footwear.
Covestro and Haier, a Chinese fridge maker, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement.
Sales and margins in BASF’s monomers division, home to its isocyanates business, rose ‘considerably’ in the third quarter of 2017
Although the deal with Clariant is off the table Huntsman could receive payments from the Swiss polymer additives firm, and there are other growth options.
Huntsman’s MDI plants in Caojing, China, Geismar, Louisiana and Rozenburg, the Netherlands ‘are all operating at capacity and have been for the past quarter or so
The Russian government plans to create conditions to promote use of polyurethanes in its construction and heat insulation industries,