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On the last minute!

I have to write my editorial and I’m in a hurry. I was never at my most creative under pressure – something inside me shuts down and then nothing works anymore. After 2 bouts of flu – relapses are even worse than the first attack - and the recurrence of an old slip disc and so on and so on … I just can’t put it off any longer. My suitcase is already packed in ...

In Editorial - EPUJ 03-04 2017

KraussMaffei with new agency KSF in Iran

KraussMaffei has a new agency in Iran and thus wants to further strengthen its market position in injection molding and reaction process machinery in this region. KaranSimaFam, a family-run company in the Iranian plastics industry with over 50 years of experience, represents KraussMaffei with the new company Krasifam (KSF). “We are very proud to have gained KaranSimaFam, an established ...

In Business News - EPUJ 03-04 2017

Vencorex reinforces its global footprint with new production capacities

Vencorex announced the completion of its industrial projects that include expansion of the monomer (HDI and IPDI) capacity in France (Pont de Claix site), a new derivatives unit, Tolonate, in Thailand (Rayong plant), a new waterborne derivatives, Easaqua, production chain in the US (Texas, Freeport site). The completion of major product expansions will allow the company to become a truly ...

In Business News - EPUJ 03-04 2017

Songwon appoints Azelis as exclusive distributor for Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia

Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. announced that it has signed an agreement with Azelis Morocco for the distribution of Songwon’s extensive range of products. Based in Casablanca, Azelis Morocco is responsible for distributing Songwon’s polymer stabilizers, tin intermediates, PVC stabilizers and polymers, and specialty chemicals products, effective 1st January 2017. Songwon sees the ...

In Business News - EPUJ 03-04 2017

Chemtura’s Great Lakes Solutions Flame Retardant Business Expands Its Distribution Relationship with Azelis Americas in the US and Canada

Chemtura Corporation announced that Azelis Americas will be the sole distributor for its Great Lakes Solutions flame retardant products in the USA and Canada. This will encompass the complete brominated and phosphorus flame retardant product portfolios in combination with antimony & synergist and will become effective on February 1, 2017. Chemtura has discontinued its flame retardant ...

In PUR News NAFTA - EPUJ 03-04 2017

BASF launches new polyol grade to reduce VOCs inside cars

The interior air quality of cars can now be improved with lower volatile organic compounds (VOCs), thanks to a new polyether polyol from BASF. The new grade is part of the Lupranol brand which is used in the production of automotive applications made of highly resilient flexible and semi-rigid polyurethane foams. The low VOC grade polyol has been proven to significantly reduce VOC emissions, ...

In Products and Applications - EPUJ 03-04 2017

The future of high-performance polymer foams to 2021

The global market for polymer foams is forecast to grow during the 2016–2021 period at a CAGR of 3.3 % to $122.41 billion, driven by changing environmental requirements and demand in construction, according to Smithers Rapra. The new Smithers Rapra report – The Future of High-Performance Polymer Foams to 2021 – identifies the size of the market for high-performance polymer ...

In People in the news - EPUJ 03-04 2017

Global overview of the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) & one component foam (OCF) markets

IAL Consultants announced the publication of the fifth edition of its report on the markets for Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) and One Component Foam (OCF). This study updates the information included in the previous study published in 2014. Data has been extensively revised through a lengthy programme of interviews throughout the industry during the second half of 2016. This report ...

In People in the news - EPUJ 03-04 2017

The 6th Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Europe Summit 2017

The largest automotive lightweighting conference series in the world is returning to Europe – bringing brand new insights into the latest breakthroughs in lightweight materials for conventional and electric vehicle ranges.   The 6th Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Europe Summit (April 25-27, 2017, UK) will focus specifically on the latest advancements in materials, ...

In Events - EPUJ 03-04 2017

Sika acquires leading Austrian manufacturer of waterproofing systems

Sika is acquiring Bitbau Dörr, headquartered in Innsbruck, Austria. The transaction is subject to approval by the Austrian competition authority. The product portfolio includes complete waterproofing systems for roofs, buildings and civil engineering applications. In the past business year, the company with its 85-strong staff recorded sales of CHF 50 million. The acquisition of Bitbau ...

In Business News - EPUJ 03-04 2017

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