BASF is investigating building a second large production site, this time in South China.
This is the first of a two-part series on systems houses. Dow Polyurethanes made an eye-catching announcement at UTECH Europe about its desire to buy into the sector again. How do other large companies see independent systems houses? Simon Robinson reports
Polyurethane artwork is adorning the streets of Freudenberg’s old town, courtesy of Albrecth Baumer.
Academics at the University of Nantes have 3d-printed a rigid polyurethane foam house with four bedrooms in under 54 hours.
A small, but high profile outlet for polyurethane foam will be lost at the end of July, when Recaro Child Safety plans to close business.
Scandia Refrigeration purchased two 1+1 panel presses, a 20m mixing head carriage and a Hennecke Topline 1250 mixing machine with Lambdamat pre-mixing station.
Footwear sales for the Nike brand were up $1.2 bn or 14% in 2018 compared with 2017. They reached $22.3 bn in 2018.
Daniel Meyer was recently appointed to head up the polyurethanes unit at Covestro after many years with the company. He outlined his plans for the business to Simon Robinson.
Spray polyurethane foam from BASF has been used to renovate a critical care centre at one of the city’s major teaching hospitals.
Ricard Northcote, chief sustainability officer of Covestro has passed away suddenly.