Evonik’s purchase of Air Products’ polyurethane catalyst business caused a stir in the polyurethane industry. Senior managers talk with Simon Robinson.
Lanxess recently completed the acquisition of Chemtura and appointed Markus Eckert to run the operation, Simon Robinson caught up with him.
The team at Momentive explain how China’s polyurethane sector is becoming more sophisticated as pressure from government and consumers rises.
Despite raw materials difficulties the European, the flexible foam market grew by more than 12.5% in 2016, as delegates at this year’s EuroPUR meeting found out. Simon Robinson reports.
Dow Polyurethanes has been present in the North West of the UK at Birch Vale in Derbyshire for 10 years. The site is the home of regular open days. Simon Robinson visited and reports
The tightness in the global isocyanates markets has continued unabated for much of the year so far, and there seems little relief on the horizon, at least not until the end of the year.
The PMA helps its members stay abreast of regulatory changes and lobby to ensure that regulation is sensible and appropriate as Sarah Houlton found out
An evaluation of cast PVC processing conditions for improved adhesion to polyurethane foam for automotive applications by Robert Bondar, BASF.
The suppliers’ showcase allowed many of the equipment, materials and services companies present at the PMA meeting to show their wares to attendees.
The technical paper session of the PMA meeting is always lively, Sarah Houlton reports on some of the key papers.