Lubrizol Advanced Materials – a segment of Ohio-based Lubrizol Corp – has been granted a patent for a multi spun thermoplastic fibre (spandex) and process by the Indian IP (Intellectual Property) office.
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s (CPI) PU Innovation Award finalists are Dow Chemical Company, Huntsman and Shepherd Chemical Company.
Chattanooga Seating Systems is investing $5.4 m in expansion at its Chattanooga facility.
Kingspan’s revenue rose 19% to EUR 1.47bn in H1 2016, according to its mid-year financial report.
Asahi Kasei saw sales in its fibres business drop 2.1% to YEN 30.9bn ($0.3bn) during Q1 2016 compared to Q1 2015, according to the company’s latest financial report.
Emden, Germany – Volkswagen (VW) is set to stop auto production at its Emden plant today (Thursday, August 18) for five days due to a supplier’s failure to deliver close covers for seating to its in-house seating producer.
Tempur Sealy’s sales in Q2 2016 were $804 m (EUR721m), up 5.2% on Q2 2015.
Manali Petrochemicals unaudited results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 show sales and profit declines.
Albermarle reported net sales of $669m in Q2 2016, a 6% drop on Q2 2015 sales.
Dow Chemical has launched a new polyurethane integral skin foam that could lower global warming potential (GWP) by up to 99.9% compared to other systems.