Recticel and Covestro are among PU companies taking part in recycling and carbon capture projects funded the EU.
The Urethanes Technology International Annual Machinery Survey 2019 is now underway.
Berengere Sim joins UTECH-polyurethane.com and Urethanes Technology International as our correspondent in Mexico and South Americas.
Polyurethane production in Japan grew by 5% in October 2018, compared with a fall of 8.7% in September 2018 which was the second consecutive monthly fall in production.
Brenntag will distribute aromatic diisocyanates, polyether polyols, additives and polyurethane dispersions from Wanhua across much of the US.
Vencorex’ Tolonate aliphatic diisocyanate products have receive GMP guidelines approval.
Autoneum increased sales in local currencies by 3.7% to CHF 2.3bn ($2.3 bn) in the 2018 financial year, the company said.
The US government shutdown is delaying the deal for Korean firms to buy Momentive.
PU Europe has called for a systems approach to the causes of the Grenfell Tower fire following a peer reviewed paper from the UK University of Central Lancashire.
The European Investment Bank will lend PCC Rokita up to EUR 45m. Rokita will use the money to invest in a polylo pilot plant and other capital projects.