Evonik had sales of EUR 6.6bn the first half of 2019. This is lower by 1% than the same period in 2018.
Wanhua has acquired Chematur Technologies, a Swedish developer of MDI, TDI, hydrogen peroxide and bio-chemical materials.
China made 1.9m passenger vehicles in June 2019. This is a 17.0% fall compared with June 2018, according to consultants LMC Automotive.
Tempur Sealy, which makes polyurethane foam and conventional mattresses, had sales up 9% at $1.41 bn the first half of 2019.
Sales and Adjusted EBITDA are unchanged at Lanxess in the first half of 2019 compared with the first half of 2018
Graco, which manufactures polyurethane spray machinery, had total sales of $833m the first half of 2019.
Lagos — Vitafoam Nigeria, which makes flexible PU foam in West Africa, recorded group sales of NGN 5.9bn ($16.3m) the third quarter of 2019. This is higher by 12% than the same period in 2018. Gross Profit across the business fell 87% and hit NGN 215m . Sales are almost exclusively within Nigeria. The company […]
The bundeskartellamt, Germany’s take over watchdog is looking at the proposed take-over of Baur Formschaumteknik, a PU moulder in Mindelheim,
Huntsman had group sales of $4.2bn in the first half of 2019. This is lower by 30% than the same period in 2018.
Automotive retail sales in the US are likely to be 1.178m units. That is 2.0% lower than July 2018 according to consultants JD Power and LMC Automotive.