By Liz White, UT staffWaalwijk, the Netherlands-Stahl Europe bv has started up a new reactor train, based on in-line reaction technology, to make specialised polyurethane dispersions. These are used in downstream formulations for Stahl's Leather Finish and Permuthane product lines. The new facilities at Waalwijk were opened 22 April to coincide with Stahl's celebration of its fifty years of existence. The firm said "the new facilities are based on cutting-edge technology and strongly support Stahl's strategy to strengthen its global product leadership position." The plant produces a wide range of high-quality dispersions designed to meet customer and market demands, Stahl added. "