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BASF invests in European PU dispersion business

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BASF has announced investment in the capacity expansion of water-based polyurethane dispersions at its Castellbisbal site in Spain to increase production capacity. Read more

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Recticel and Covestro collaborate in the development of circular materials

Recticel

Recticel and Covestro are collaborating on breakthrough solutions to make mattresses more sustainable, including the research of raw material technologies – from mattress production to end-of-life and beyond. Read more

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Plastic furniture manufacturers adopt PP

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According to a recent study, increasing demand for low-cost, lightweight and durable furniture is driving end-users to adopt plastic instead of traditional, wooden or metal. Read more

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At the European Coatings Show 2019 from March 19-21 in Nuremberg, Germany, Covestro has been presenting Bayhydrol eco UV 2877, a fast-drying dispersion offering great application flexibility in UV curing, one- and two-component coating systems. Read more

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Water-based polyurethane coatings

Covestro

When it comes to wood coatings, solvent-based polyurethane (PU) systems dominate the world market. Read more

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Charlie the chair

ecoBirdy

ecoBirdy has launched a furniture collection for kids made of recycled plastic from European waste. Read more

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A designer at the Royal College of Art, Frederic Rätsch, has made a chair with the comfort of upholstery, from DuPont plastics. Read more

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Schnur

Covestro supplies materials to fellow Colonian furniture designer Thomas Schnur for an innovative seat. Read more

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On display at K 2016, the TeamUP Chair is the co-creation of BASF, ITO Design and Interstuhl and has been designed to complement and enhance the modern working environment. Read more

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At the COP21 exhibition in Paris, A. Schulman teamed up with design company Maximum to showcase how waste materials can be repurposed as high-design furniture. Read more

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PolyOne's advanced long-fibre material solutions have helped to replace the aluminium leg on an award-winning table. Read more

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Bayer MaterialScience has developed two products based on polycarbonate that meet the DIN 4102 Class B and UNI 9177 Class 1 standards. Read more

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  • BASF invests in European PU dispersion business

    BASF

    BASF invests in European PU dispersion business

    Car damage caused by stone chipping is a thing of the past. The new Basonol PU platform ensures that primers and base coats used for automobiles have better adhesion qualities and feature a smoother look.

  • Recticel and Covestro collaborate in the development of circular materials

    Recticel

    Recticel and Covestro collaborate in the development of circular materials

    At the imm cologne trade fair Recticel will present the first completely recyclable polyurethane mattress of its Geltex brand.

  • Plastic furniture manufacturers adopt PP

    via Shutterstock

    Plastic furniture manufacturers adopt PP

  • Water-based polyurethane coatings

    Covestro

    Water-based polyurethane coatings

    Water-based polyurethane coatings formulated with the new hardener Bayhydur quix 306-70 from Covestro, are characterised by similar outstanding properties – quick drying, performance and appearance – like their solvent-based counterparts. But they are emitting smaller amounts of organic solvents.

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