Green Urethanes uses Clariant phosphonate reactive flame retardant to enable foam with renewable content meet Cal-117
The ASC has outlined a six-point plan following an extensive research into member’s needs and a two-day committee meeting.
Detroit — US car parts manufacturer Lear Corporation is set to open a new car seating manufacturing unit in Iasi, northeastern Romania in January next year. "With Lear's continued growth, we are pleased to locate our new plant in Iasi, known as a major centre for the textile industry," said Gideon Jewel, Lear's president for […]
Albemarle Corp. has reported net sales of $648.6 million (EUR 481.9 million) in the third quarter of 2013, down from net sales of $661.2 million in the corresponding quarter of 2012.
Rome, Italy — The Polyurea Development Association (PDA) Europe has elected its first female president at its seventh annual conference. Elisabet Michelson stepped into the role following a recommendation from outgoing president Carles Royo and consultation between PDA board members. Michelson, who has also previously been named Norwegian Businesswoman of the Year, is general manager […]
Lapolla Industries Inc., a US manufacturer of spray foam insulation and cool roof coating products, has posted third quarter sales of $18.1 million (Eur 13.4 million) compared to $17.6 during the same quarter last year.
Loudon, Tennessee — DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products has selected Archway Sales as its US distribution partner for the Susterra 1,3-propanediol product line. The company said the product allows manufacturers to replace petroleum-derived materials with high-performance, bio-based solutions capable of significantly reducing environmental impact. "We are pleased to continue expanding our ability to provide […]
Specialty chemicals group Perstorp will showcase its new Neopentyl Glycol (Neo) and Capa polyols for polyurethane (PU) coatings at Chinacoat 2013.
Stepan Co. reported a net income increase of 2% to $21.1 million (EUR 15.6 million) for the third quarter compared to the same period in 2012.
Science-based solutions provider Momentive Performance Materials reported an operating income of $7 million (EUR 5.2 million) during this year’s third quarter versus an operating loss of $7 million in the same prior year period.