BASF and China’s Greentech Material are setting up a joint laboratory to develop polyurethane leather.
China’s Z-Sharp 3D Technology has started the first phase a 3D printing facility. It is using thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) to produce flexible midsoles.
Dow Chemical and China’s bike sharing leader Mobike are turning scrap polyurethane from Mobike’s tyres into a sports ground
Chinese mattresses exported to the US could face 1,731.75% provisional tariffs at the border with the US following a US Department of Commerce’s announcement.
BASF reached at least three polyurethane-related partnerships with Chinese companies in early summer. It is also investing in a private equity fund managed by a Chinese firm which focuses on the chemical industry.
Covestro inaugurated its expansion project here on 13 May, raising the sites thermoplastic polyurethane capacity by 30%.
Comens New Materials, which makes polyurethane adhesives, posted CNY 84m ($12m) annual net profit in 2018, up by 93% from 2017.
BASF and China’s Wiskind Steel Building formed strategic partnership in May. This will develop and promote of metal-surface polyurethane insulation panels.
Zhuzhou Times New Material Technology has delivered what it claims is the world’s longest wind turbine blade made with polyurethane.
Huide Science and Technology posted CNY115m ($18m) 2018 annual net profit, up 5% from 2017.