Polyols producer Manali saw its revenue rise by INR 1.4 bn to INR 1.77 bn ($25.3 m) in in the first quarter of 2018.
Consolidated sales at Sheela Foam rose by 9.6% to INR 5.02 bn ($71.5 m) in the first quarter of its 2018 financial year.
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.
Qumei Home Furnishings has control of 98% of the shares in publicly listed Norwegian furniture maker Ekornes and plans to make the company private.
Local alkyd resin and paint maker Hitech has started making polyurethane systems.
Sustainable chemicals maker BioAmber of has been unable to find a buyer for its assets and is seeking court approval to liquidate.
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.
Saip will show off its range of machinery for the polyurethane industry at PU China which will be held here next week.
Seco Machine, a manufacturer of cast urethane products, will move to a new, larger plant by the first quarter of 2019.