Thames River Chemical is Huntsman’s new distributor for Huntsman’s Rubinate and Suprasec MDI materials. It’s Jeffol, polyurethane catalysts are also covered.
SKC and PIC, part of the Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation, have agreed to form a propylene oxide and ultimately, polyols joint venture.
World car registrations in July 2019 were down 1.5% compared with the same month in 2018 at 7.30 m units, according to LMC Automotive.
Purple Innovation, a-bed-in-a-box retailer, sales were $186.6m the first half of 2019. This is higher by 37% than the same period in 2018.
Chemical Specialties sales at Conzzeta were down by 46.3% in the first half of 2019 at CHF 108.2m. In the same period last year sales were CHF 201.4 m.
Sports goods and footwear company, Adidas consolidated sales were EUR 11.4 bn in the first half of 2019.
Automotive Division sales at Grammer were up by 15.2% in the first half of 2019 at EUR 745m. In the same period last year sales were EUR 646.7m.
BASF and Yanfeng Adient are promoting polyurethane as an automotive seating material with a strategic partnership.
Adhesive Technology sales at Henkel were up by 0.6% in the first half of 2019 compared with the first half of 2018. They were at EUR 4.7bn.
Adjusted EBIT in the Seating Systems division at Magna International fell by 28.3% compared with the first half of 2018. Earnings were $177m in the period.