Lubrizol’s engineered polymers business has appointed Marketing Services of America (MSA) as distributor for its thermoplastic polyurethane portfolio in the Andean countries.
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) has announced the finalists for the 2018 Polyurethane Innovation Award. Demilec (USA), ICL-IP America and SWD Urethane are the three shortlisted companies.
The latest addition to Chromaflo’s range of colorants for polyurethane is a higher-loaded black. This is an extension of the MS line of colorants that was launched last year.
Carbon has introduced its first medical-grade material for 3D printing, MPU 100. The company says the polyurethane can be used for components of medical systems, devices that contact the skin or drug products, and single-use medical devices.
Colorant and additive specialist Repi has a new management structure in the US. It is also planning to expand its production site in Gastonia, North Carolina.
The latest contour cutting equipment from Edge Sweets, the Mini VPX, was on display at the Edge Sweets stand at UTECH North America.
Demand Products, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, is now distributing FEMA equipment in North America. It is the Italian company’s first US distributor.
Hennecke is set to open a new facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is planning to expand its distributor network.
Brenntag North America has set up a collaboration with Umicore for the distribution of polyurethane and polyester catalysts in the US and Canada. These include Valikat catalysts for polyurethanes.
General Plastics Manufacturing Company has introduced the Last-A-Foam FR-4800 high-temperature tooling board. The thermally stable board is designed for applications with challenging performance requirements in the aerospace, automotive and composite manufacturing industries.