Tannin foams from tree bark may take some market from polyurethane foams
Huntsman hopes to win permission to build an MDI plant in collaboration with BASF in China.
Polyurethane foam can be used in medical devices to help treat anurisms.
Automotive parts supplier Johnson Controls said it will invest more than EUR 47 million ($63.4 million) to expand its production of vehicle interior components in the Czech Republic over the next three years.
Lakewood, New Jersey Previously named Gusmer Drive in recognition of polyurethane processing equipment pioneer Fred Gusmer, the change was actioned by PMC.
Production of some polyurethane materials could stop at Droitwich, UK, with the loss of jobs.
Butane diol produced using an organism has been made in commercial quantities by BASF.
Brussels, Belgium — Europur – the European Association of Flexible Polyurethane Foam Blocks Manufacturers – has nominated Michel Baumgartner its new secretary general. Baumgartner joined the association – and its sister association, Euro-Moulders – the European Association of Manufacturers of Moulded Polyurethane Parts for the Automotive Industry, in mid-November and will replace Axel Kamprath in […]