In 2014, Vita Polymers Poland (VPP) sales of PLN 298m and a profit in excess of PLN71m. The firm employs 300 staff in Poland.
Key figures in Poland’s flexible foam industry suggest the country’s output is in the region of 200kT/year – which is double the estimated annual yield in the previous decade. Jane Denny reports.
Regulatory change and the potential for furniture industry consolidation are among the challenges faced by Polish foamers today. Eurofoam ceo Alexander Mikolasek told Urethanes Technology International magazine how the firm’s Polish subsidiary plans to meet those trials.
With a chunk of EUR10m investment, polyols producer PCC Rokita is set to increase its polyether polyols capacity by a third in the coming years and develop within Asian markets.
There are conflicting views on what the end customer wants from flexible polyurethane foam density in soft furnishing and bedding
Opus Technical marries Variable Pressure Foam and a vertical orientation in an innovative product for Sheela Foam
Germany’s IKV institute for plastics processing at RWTH University held its biannual plastics technology colloquium in early Spring, including showcasing a number of reinforced polyurethane developments
2015 was a banner year for a number of polyurethane machinery companies, KraussMaffei did unexpectedly well in China and Saip claimed a record year…
Low-GWP blowing agents are going to be introduced to the market in the next few years and it will be necessary to optimise spray foam systems to use these ingredients
Ekosystem was founded in 2002 by two employees from another nearby Italian machinery company. Simon Robinson visited them at their small factory in Desio, near Milan, Italy.