Kingspan today announced it completed the purchase of PU insulated board makers, Synthesia of Spain on 7 March 2017.
Skechers, a footwear company, announced record annual sales of $4.1bn in 2017 up 17% on 2016 in a 10k filing with the US SEC.
Ursensollen, Germany – Automotive seating firm, Grammer started building a new technology centre and headquarters here yesterday.
Steinhoff International, the troubled consumer and furniture group experienced a 5% fall in retail revenue in the third quarter of 2017, according to a recent trading statement.
If polyurethane is to be more sustainable, then more sustainable feedstocks will be required. Several key papers at the Automotive and Sustainability Congress held in Amsterdam late last year addressed this important topic.
BASF will start up TDI here in the coming months, said Kurt Bock, CEO at the company’s annual results press conference. Though he declined to give a specific date, he said that the plant was expected to ramp up capacity in March and April.
Atom, a shoemaker ,will use digitally printed adhesive from Covestro in a range of fully customisable, 3d printed shoes at Simac.
BASF said that in 2017 sales in its Chemicals segment rose by EUR3.4 bn to EUR16.3 bn. ‘This was primarily attributable to higher prices, especially in the Monomers division,’ the company said.
Sales at Recticel, the Belgian flexible and rigid foam maker grew by 8.3% to EUR 1.1 bn in 2017. This was outpaced by earnings before interest taxation, amortisation and depreciation, which rose by 13.9% to EUR 82.8m for the year.
Huntsman sees MDI prices dropping in the coming months, unless something unforeseen happens, Peter Huntsman told Financial analysts on 23 February in a conference call.