Sales in Henkel’s adhesive technologies division, which includes polyurethanes grew by 4% in 2018.
Covestro and Haier have launched Cosmoplat, a laboratory designed to help the companies to digitise refrigerator production.
UK minister Richard Harrington today said the prospect of leaving the EU (Brexit) without a deal ‘brings more than the shivers… it would be an absolute disaster’
Anli, a PU leather maker in China, expects at least CNY 19m ($2.8m) net profit in 2018, compared with CNY 17m net loss in 2017.
The ECHA has decided that REACH registration information for MDI does not need further evaluation.
Manali has restarted production at a shuttered polyol plant, according to an announcement on the Bombay stock exchange.
Adient, an automotive seat maker, said first-quarter 2019 sales will be $4.2 bn, level with the same period in 2018 in a trading statement. Adjusted EBITDA in the first quarter of 2019 will be around $175 m, down about 34% on the first quarter of 2018.
The European Commission has approved the aircraft seat joint-venture between Boeing and Adient.
Shares in German polyurethane machinery maker, Krauss Maffei are now available on the Shanghai stock exchange giving Chinese investors access to the company.
Selena Group, which makes a wide range of polyurethane-based construction chemicals, is negotiating to increase access to loans with BNP Paribas, a bank.