OSIC is LaaderBerg’s agent in China, and played a key role in Meia’s recent plant upgrade by introducing the company to LaaderBerg machinery. OSIC’s chairman, Haoming Zhang, met Simon Robinson at PU China 2018, and explained what the Chinese surfactant maker plans for the next few years.
About two years ago, Meia, a Chinese foamer, bought a LaaderBerg machine for its plant in Beijing, but there is more to the company than that. Jane Ho and Simon Robinson spoke with Zhishan Huang, Meia’s chairman, on the fringes of PU China 2018.
This is the first of a two-part series on systems houses. Dow Polyurethanes made an eye-catching announcement at UTECH Europe about its desire to buy into the sector again. How do other large companies see independent systems houses? Simon Robinson reports