Japanese polyurethane additives company, Tosoh has formed a holding company in China to help manage its business there.
Sales in the polyurethane segment of Chiech, Pianki, were up 29% in 2017 compared with 2016, according to figures released by the company.
Nike had $5.6 bn sales in its footwear division in the third quarter of 2018, up $219 m or 5% from the equivalent 2017 period.
27th Month of growth in Japan PU production
Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (Michelin) is to acquire UK industrial rubber and polyurethane products group Fenner, the companies announced on 19 March 2018.
Huntsman’s thermoplastic polyurethane team has formed a partnership with T. Michael Formenbau, a steam-mould maker.
Sinomax, a flexible foam company with operations in China, said its profits for 2017 could be between 47% and 53% less in 2017 than in the 2016 financial year.
Albrecht Baumer has launched a new horizontal splitting machine called Split-HD 500.
Autoneum managed to maintain its profitability in 2017, despite it difficult US market and rising material prices.
Biesterfeld has expanded a contract to distribute polyurethane additives from Evonik in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, eastern Europe and Russia.