Total production of polyurethane products in South America was 705kT in 2017, and by 2022 this figure is forecast to reach 798kT
Lanxess is building capacity for polyurethane prepolymers here and plans to close its existing production in Claro, 200 km away.
IMA, the Insulation Manufacturers Association has given an unqualified welcome to the report of the Hackitt review of UK building processes.
3D printing is revolutionising the design and personalisation of high-end running shoes using polyurethane materials. Sarah Houlton reports.
Amerityre, which makes polyurethane tyres for industrial applications, experienced a fall in sales of 31% to $934,000 for the third quarter of 2017.
Vita Group is now part of Strategic Venture Partners a privately-owned investment company.
BioAmber has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US and has filed a Notice of Intention to take protection under Canada’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
Tempur Sealy International saw an 11.4% fall in sales during the first quarter of 20178 to $ 648 m due to the termination of an agreement with Steinhoff’s subsidiary, bedding retailer Mattress Firm.
Evonik said it will display ‘the polyurethane industry’s broadest range’ of additives on its stand.
Insulation applications and environmental production will be an important part of BASF’s display at UTECH Europe this year.