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.
BioAmber has won approval for debtor-in-posession financing that will enable the company to continue trading during a search for a buyer.
BASF’s site in Alfreton, Derbyshire won the Environmental Leadership Award and the Ineos Responsible Care Award, at the recent Chemical Industries Association (CIA) Awards
Sebastian Kulczyk has become the controlling shareholder of Ciech, which owns Polish foamer Pianki.
The global polyurethane industry’s eyes will probably not be on the ball, when Russia kicks off against Saudi Arabia in the first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.