Sao Paolo, Brazil -- Following its acquisition of Arinos Química in September 2011, Univar Brazil (as the Arinos operations is now called) officially launched its brand in Brazil for the polyurethane market, at the Feipur polyurethanes show, held in Sao Paolo, 6-8 Nov.
For the flexible foam market, Univar presented its new additives and speciality polyols, besides traditional lines already beingdistributed by Dow, Milliken and Momentive.
The new additives were presented in flexible foams panel held 7 Nov by PU components sales manager, Rodrigo Santiago.
Univar Brazil also attended the Polyurethane Congress, with chemist Felipe Bertini Janunci presenting the project's final results, approved by the UN, for the ecological foam blowing agent, Methylal. One market interested in this material is polyurethane formulators, offering systems for products such as integral skin foam and flexible moulded foam, among others.
Univar also introduced its new thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) line, where the company is the exclusive distributor of the largest TPU manufacturer in Asia Pacific -- Yantai Wanhua. Hotmelt adhesives and product lines for other applications such as wire and cables will be presented and the TPU for footwear market.#
For the second consecutive FEIPUR event, Univar displayed the pre-polymer, resin and elastomeric range of Era Polymer.