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Huntsman launching footwear PU system at SIMAC

Huntsman

Footwear experts at Huntsman have developed an innovative polyurethane midsole material for the safety and military shoe market, which has been tested and qualified by uvex for use in its uvex 1 G2 safety shoes. Read more

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BASF invests in European PU dispersion business

BASF

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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Emerald Kamala Chemical

Emerald Kalama Chemical has introduced a new line of modifiers designed to provide permanence, modulus and abrasion resistance in polyurethanes. Read more

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Perstorp to expand Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer range

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Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has announced the extension of its Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer product range for Polyurethane Dispersion (PUD). Read more

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BASF and Mizuno upscale performance training shoes

BASF/Mizuno

In line with its strategy to fuel the future of footwear with winning material solutions, BASF introduces Elastopan polyurethane for the midsole of Mizuno’s new training footwear – TC-01 and TC-02. Read more

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BASF offering energy-efficient construction elements

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At K 2019, BASF will unveil Elastopir Blue, a new PU rigid foam solution with a low lambda value Read more

K 2019

Dow launches V PLUS PERFORM Alliance Program for future-ready buildings

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Dow has announced the launch of its V PLUS PERFORM (VPP) Alliance Program to bring together technical and market expertise from across the value chain. Read more

Energy-absorbing PU crash box in the Covestro Sonnenwagen

Covestro

Covestro, a leading supplier of innovative high-performance materials for the automotive industry, is supporting the Sonnenwagen project as a main and has provided an energy-absorbing polyurethane foam system, Baysafe Read more

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BASF enables thin, lightweight components use in automotive applications

BASF

In a joint project, BASF and STR Automotive have brought components for premium vehicles into serial production for the first time using Elastolit R 8819 Lightweight. Read more

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At K 2019, Covestro will be presenting new polyurethane systems that enable up to 20 per cent faster demoulding of refrigerators with standard wall thicknesses. Read more

K 2019

Huntsman opens Dubai PU systems house

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Huntsman Corporation has announced the opening of its new polyurethanes systems house in Dubai. Read more

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BASF making Foam Expo Europe debut

BASF

For the first time BASF is presenting a broad foam portfolio at the Foam Expo Europe, which takes place from 10-12 September in Stuttgart, Germany. Read more

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Elesa castors and wheels offer versatility

Elesa UK

Market-leading component supplier Elesa offers a broad range of RE series castors and wheels in a variety of materials specifically oriented toward industrial surfaces, loads, operational requirements and environmental demands Read more

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Topanel to invest €9m in new plant

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Romanian PU and PIR sandwich panel maker Topanel is planning to invest €9m in a new production facility in the southern city of Ramnicu Valcea. Read more

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Cross-section of a Boldur utility pole

BASF

BASF’s Boldur utility poles can now help disaster-prone countries strengthen their power grids and recover rapidly after natural disasters. Read more

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LANXESS HP prepolymers production up and running in Brazil

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Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has started the production of high-performance prepolymers at its site in Porto Feliz, Brazil. Read more

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RPC Sæplast has introduced an upgraded version of its market-leading container and lid for the harvesting and transportation of fish stocks

RPC Sæplast

RPC Sæplast has introduced an upgraded version of its market-leading container and lid for the harvesting and transportation of fish stocks. Read more

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Covestro continues portfolio optimisation

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Covestro has signed an agreement with H.I.G. Capital for the sale of Covestro’s European Systems Houses business. Read more

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The joint team of Covestro and its partners is pleased about the first commercial use of a polyurethane resin for the manufacture of wind rotor blades in China.

Covestro

Covestro has delivered its first commercial order of polyurethane raw materials for wind blades to China. Read more

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  • Huntsman launching footwear PU system at SIMAC

    Huntsman

    Huntsman launching footwear PU system at SIMAC

  • Huntsman launching footwear PU system at SIMAC

    Huntsman

    Huntsman launching footwear PU system at SIMAC

  • 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.

  • Shoe-Soles-MODULAST-Thermoplastic-Polyurethane-Modifier

    Emerald Kamala Chemical

    Shoe-Soles-MODULAST-Thermoplastic-Polyurethane-Modifier

  • Blickle commits to polyurethane

    Blickle

    Blickle commits to polyurethane

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