Juyuan Chemical Industry’s 400kT/year polyol plant has been delayed to 2015, according to sources close to the project.
Nanterre, France – Faurecia’s automotive seating sector saw sales €1.2bn in the third quarter of 2014, up 7.0% on the same period in 2013, according to the company’s interim management statement.
Dow Chemical has asked the 10th Circuit Appeals Court in the US to think again about its decision reported on 1 October to reject Dow’s appeal against a $1.1bn fine for price fixing.
BioBased Technologies has hired CRI Tolling, to produce its range of Agrol bio-based polyols
Mennekes, an industrial plug and socket maker is using a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) to increase the life of cables and connectors used to charge electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
Romeo Rim has used a Bayer long fibre reinforced polyurethane to produce a panel for a combine harvester which measures (prototype agricultural combine side panel measuring 2.82x185x0.12m
31 May 2017 is the last effective date for substances imported or produced at more than 1 tonne/year can be registered under the EU’s REACH programme has been announced by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
China has been a driver of polyurethane consumption over the past decade and there has been considerable growth in consumption during that time. However, the different market segments have unique drivers.
Hennecke has developed Variocast technology to reduce the cycle times of high- pressure RTM polyurethane processes.
Clariant said that a recent study by Heather Stapleton at Duke University’s Nicholas School for the Environment in North Carolina concluded that its Exolit OP 560 is not released from the polyurethane foam after the reaction is complete.