Vibracoustic is investing EUR 4m in a new microcellular polyurethane plant for automotive hydraulic chassis mounts.
Covestro outlined how it is developing an online portal for its polyurethane products at a press event here ahead of PUChina 2018 last week.
Bosnian investor Hastor has tendered its 19% stake in Grammer to a Chinese white knight, ending a two-year power struggle over the German supplier.
Sika is to acquire Polypag, a Swiss manufacturer and developer of polyurethane foam systems. Sika claims the acquisition will enhance its expertise in polyurethane foam development, and expand both its product portfolio and production capacity.
Huntsman generated almost 50% more EBITDA from its MDI business in the second quarter of 2018 than in Q2 2017.
Automotive interior company Grammer saw group sales rise 2% in the first half of 2018 to EUR 927m compared to EUR 908 m in the 2017 period.
Grammer, an automotive seating and interiors company, is bringing part of its research and development function in-house to a joint venture site in Pune, India.
Qumei Home Furnishings has control of 98% of the shares in publicly listed Norwegian furniture maker Ekornes and plans to make the company private.
A new series of systems in BASF’s Elastoflex E range of polyurethane foam for PU foam-backed instrument panels allows significant weight reductions to be made.
Liming Institute, a maker of polyurethane systems, elastomers and adhesives for flexible foam, reported 10% utilisation rate in 2017 for systems