Cangzhou Dahua, a leading maker of TDI and fertiliser in China, announced on 25 November 2019 it is to suspend production at one of its TDI subsidiaries.
The European polyurethane market is set to expand to 2021, but some countries will grow, and others could shrink, Angela Austin of Labyrinth Research & Markets told delegates the FSK which was meeting here.
The cold chain is growing longer and more complicated, while domestic refrigerators are getting bigger, and blowing agent technology in China is changing, too. Simon Robinson and Jane Ho take a closer look at the fast-developing Chinese cold chain market.
Solid polyurethane tyres helped one team’s vehicle go a long way on very little fuel in this year’s Shell Eco-marathon Americas. Sarah Houlton reports
North America continues to drive the spray polyurethane insulation market, although the rest of the world is now starting to realise its benefits, too. Sarah Houlton talks to several players in the North American market about the advantages of SPF over other types of insulation, its environmental benefits, and how the market is growing
What did the polyurethane machinery makers think of business in 2018, and what do they hope to achieve in 2019? Simon Robinson crunches the numbers
Diisocyanate prices have been high for many months. James Elliott, principal analyst at IHS Markit, explains the reasons behind this.
3D printing is revolutionising the design and personalisation of high-end running shoes using polyurethane materials. Sarah Houlton reports.