Prague, Czech Republic – Chemists at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry in Prague have found a way to convert polyurethane and polycarbonate scrap from end-of-life vehicles into polyols
Rochester Hills, Michigan – CertiPUR-US has launched a consumer-oriented blog. The Home Sweet Foam blog is designed to engage, entertain and educate consumers about foam.
A high-performance polyurethane/polyester composite material is at the heart of a new power transmission belt from Fenner Drives.
Demilec has launched the Heatlok Air Barrier System. The company claims this is the first complete air barrier and spray PU foam insulation system.
Avery Dennison has acquired Finesse Medical which makes healthcare products for wound care and skin conditions, including polyurethane foam wound dressings.
The Ocean Cleanup plans to start extracting plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within the next 12 months. It has developed technology based on floating TPU
Contour Products’ foams have gained CertiPUR-US certification
The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance’s roofing committee has developed a guide for the installation of SPF roofing with roof-mounted solar panels
NCFI’s TerraThane geotechnical foam has been used to repair a pumping station at one of Anadarko Petroleum’s hydrolic fracturing stations near Denver.
Cargill has expanded its portfolio of bio-polyols with the acquisition of assets including Agrol vegetable-based polyols from BioBased Technologies.