Polyol Producer PCC Rokita had sales of PLN 1.5 bn ($369 m) in 2018, up by 15.9% on the previous financial year.
Polyurethane production in Japan fell by 5% in January 2019, compared with a fall of 2.99% in December 2018. This was the second consecutive monthly fall in production.
German cutting machinery company Fecken-Kirfel plans to launch two new advances in 2019, one in conjunction with Spain’s IPF.
Business confidence in the polyurethane machinery supplier sector may have reached an inflection point in 2018 according to the UTMcIndex.
Lanxess will showcase a number of low-free isocyanate pre-polymers from its Adiprene LF and Trixene product lines at the European coating show.
Sports equipment and shoemaker Adidas had sales of EUR 21.9bn in 2018. This is slightly up by 3.3 % on the previous financial year.
Lanxess had sales of EUR 7197 m in 2018, up by 10.2 % on the previous financial year. Adjusted EBITDA across the business rose noticeably by 9.8 % and reached EUR 1016m in the 2018 financial year.
Mitsui Chemicals is using JEC World 2019 to launch a new stereospecific diisocyanate as well as new seating products made from it in a concept car
US flexible foamers FXI and Innocor are to merge creating a polyurethane company that can supply customers in the transport, bedding, furniture, medical and other sectors.
Car interior components maker Autoneum had sales of CHF 2.3 bn 2018, up slightly by 1.4% on the previous financial year.