First quarter 2018 sales at Skechers were $1.25 bn up 16.5% on the first quarter of 2017 which itself broke records at the company.
Kingspan sales were ‘sluggish’ in the first quarter of 2018 because of ‘a prolonged winter in many regions’, according to a trading statement.
Perstorp’s specialties and solutions division, which includes specialty polyols and the firm’s Capa business, saw fourth-quarter sales in 2017 reach SEK868 m ($103 m).
Senior industry figures have been announced as session chairmen for the UTECH Europe 2018 Conference.
The UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s research hub has two post-doctoral fellowships in composites manufacturing available.
High isocyanate prices forced European flexible PU foamers to change formulations to keep retain market share in 2017.
Egida plans to build a new facility near Moscow by the end of 2019 or by mid-2020, according to Timofey Kalinin.
Six companies, including two foamers today became members of EuroPUR, the European flexible foam trade association.
Thermoplastic polyurethane is being used as the external caps on a new range of miniature shock absorbers made by ACE.
The European Commission has approved the purchase of Vita Caymen the ultimate holding company of Vita Group, a large, Europe-based polyurethane processor