Sustainable chemicals maker BioAmber of has been unable to find a buyer for its assets and is seeking court approval to liquidate.
Morgenthaler Private Equity has acquired mould-maker Alumilite, and will merge it into one of the companies already in its portfolio, Polytek.
Rogers has acquired Griswold, a manufacturer of custom-engineered cellular elastomer and high-performance polyurethane products.
Adient, which makes automotive seating and interior components, saw third 2017 quarter sales rise 12 % to $4.5 bn from $4 bn in the equivalent 2017 quarter, but earnings were down.
Sales in BASF’s chemicals segment, which includes diisocyanates were up 3% in the first half of 2018 at EUR 4.1bn.
Diisocyanate prices have been high for many months. James Elliott, principal analyst at IHS Markit, explains the reasons behind this.
Tempur Sealy International sales fell 4.6% in the first half of 2018 to $ 1.32 bn. Sales in the first half of 2017 were $1.38 bn.
The latest SPF product from Icynene-Lapolla, Lapolla Foam-Lok 450, is a high-performance insulation for both residential and commercial applications.
Qumei Home Furnishings has bought control of publicly listed Norwegian furniture maker Ekornes. The deal will officially close on 30 July if Qumei buys 4% more of the firm.
Polyurethane spray equipment manufacturer Graco, saw sales in its industrial segment rise of $190 m in the second quarter of 2018