At Fakuma 2017, Hennecke is introducing the new machine system Colourline for the first time. Based on the Clearmelt technology, users can now also employ the colour systems to create scratch-resistant and high-quality surfaces on injection-moulded parts.
According to reports by the US news agency “PetroChemical News” on 2 October 2017, BASF has started construction on a new steam methane reformer (SMR) at its methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) facility in Chongqing, China, to enhance the reliability of MDI production at the site.
The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business will be featuring its latest non-yellowing thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) materials at its distributor Danquinsa GmbH's stand B4-4507 at Fakuma 2017.
IAL Consultants has published the study “Polyurethane Chemicals and Products in Asia Pacific (APAC) 2017”. The report contains both PU production and raw material consumption figures, with 2016 as the base year and market forecasts provided to 2021. This study updates the previous report published in 2015. IAL’s research is based upon an extensive programme of interviews throughout the Asian polyurethane industry.
The automotive supplier Faurecia and Liuzhou Wuling Industry Co. Ltd. have established the new joint venture Faurecia Liuzhou Automotive Seating Co. Ltd. for the development and production of automotive seating products.