Graco, a polyurethane spray machinery equipment manufacturer, reported an 12% rise in net sales in 2018 to $1.6bn.
SprayWorks Equipment Group has launched a new automatic applicator. The Coaterbot is designed for applying both coatings and SPF.
Three US organisations are going into battle with subterranean termites. The American Chemistry Council’s Spray Foam Coalition, the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance and the National Pest Management Association are to look for ways to prevent the termites entering homes.
BASF has developed new TPU material grades for the optimised manufacture of shanks for shoes. These are the stiffening elements between the inner and outer sole that retain shape and improve comfort.
Insulated pipe manufacturer SMIT Group has launched a new polyurethane insulation component plant in Tatarstan.
Wanhua plans to build new propylene oxide facility at its Yantai site using the ethylbenzene co-oxidation method that was developed in-house.
The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance has announced the winners of its 14th annual industry excellence awards. The presentations were made at SPFA’s recent convention and expo in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Tayho Advanced Materials plans to acquire land near its existing site in Yantai to build new polyurethane elastane facilities.
Huntsman Corporation has reported revenues of $2,236 million for the fourth quarter of 2018.
Polyurethane is an integral part of the monolithic dome design of a new multipurpose school gymnasium in Oklahoma. The dome shape allows the FEMA-certified building to withstand winds in excess of 245mph