The US polyurethane raw material business generated sales of $17.4 bn in 2017 and employed 8900 people directly.
Sales in Conzzeta’s division, which includes FoamPartner, grew by 75% in the first nine months of 2018.
The Boeing, Adient aeroplane seating joint venture started trading on 15 October and will be focusing on lay-flat business class seats.
Tier 1 auto supplier, Magna has opened a seating factory here to supply BMW.
Invista has launched an online innovation lab for its range of Dytek amine and nitrile intermediates.
Manufacturing and business groups welcomed the 30 September announcement that Canada will join Mexico and the US in a revised North American Free Trade Agreement.
Rhino Linings, which makes polyurethane linings for truck beds, has launched a new division for construction flooring.
Lanxess’ Urethane Systems business unit is extending its research partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Stuttgart, Germany – Systems house Lakfa Isolierstoff has become the latest member of Germany-based foamed plastics association the FSK. Lakfa was founded in 1945 and started making paint and paint strippers. It was not until the 1960s that the firm started specialising in polyurethane chemistry. The company is based at Rellingen, 17 Km (11 miles) […]
Caprolatone monomer company, Perstorp, has new owners who have pledged EUR 130m investment in the firm.