Dow has opened a North American SleepStudio, bringing together technical expertise and industry insight to advance bedding design.
The American Chemistry Council has selected Christopher Jahn as its new president and CEO. He succeeds Cal Dooley, who has led ACC since 2008, and is retiring.
Haakan Jonsson, president of Covestro LLC, is also to become chairman of its board of directors at the beginning of 2020.
Lubrizol is developing a new range of TPU materials for 3D printing. It plans to make the material profiles available via desktop 3D printing specialist Ultimaker’s marketplace.
Minnesota has become the latest state to institute a ban on flame retardants after governor Tim Walz signed a bill into law. It brings in strict limits on their use in products such as mattresses.
Dow has completed a project with Kraiburg Relastec to power a new running track exhibit at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.
BASF 3D Printing Solutions is to provide additive manufacturing materials to Illinois-based Paxis for its Wave Applied Voxel (WAV) 3D printing process.
Specialty Products (SPI) has joined the VersaFlex family of companies. It manufactures spray-applied polyurea elastomers, polyurethane foams and custom plural component equipment.
Barefoot shoe company Vivobarefoot has launched a new sustainable unisex performance shoe. The Primus Lite II Bio is available in a limited run online.
A 3D printed hand model has been developed by plastic surgeons in Canada to teach hand pinning. The realistic model allows young surgeons to practise before they operate on patients.