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Covestro LLC is partnering with residential homebuilders and panelizers throughout the USA to implement PUReWall panels in the residential construction marketplace. This new insulated structural wall panel technology is being showcased at the International Builders' Show (IBS) from 9 – 11 January 2018 in Orlando, FL, USA.

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The Chemours Company has recently broken ground on a new research and innovation facility on the University of Delaware's Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus. The facility will be called The Chemours Discovery Hub.

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Md Sazzadul Hassan has been appointed chairman and managing director of BASF Bangladesh, a subsidiary of Germany-based multinational chemical company BASF.

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On 15 December 2017, the Irish Kingspan Group plc announced that it has agreed to acquire 100 % of the Synthesia group, consisting of the three operating businesses Synthesia Espanola S.A., Poliuretanos S.A., Huurre Iberica S.A. and their subsidiaries. The acquisition agreement, which was entered into with Monsax S.L., Isoblok S.L., Inversiones Landa S.A. and others, is conditional on regulatory clearance and is expected to complete during the first quarter of 2018. The total consideration payable by Kingspan for the businesses will be EUR 250 million inclusive of debt.

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Adient, plc and Boeing announced the formation of Adient Aerospace, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture, and sell a portfolio of aircraft seating products. The seats will be available for installation on new airplanes and as retrofit configurations for aircraft produced by Boeing and other commercial airplane manufacturers.

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Polyurethane Machinery Corporation (PMC) has announced that it will be extending its Mechanics Training Sessions into 2018. They kicked off December 2017 by offering both distributors and contractors a two- and three-day training, on-site at the company's 100,000 square foot Lakewood, NJ, USA, headquarters.

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Dow Polyurethanes, a business division of DowDuPont Materials Science, announced that it is launching a new range of co-polymer polyols (CPPs) to address the demanding and diverse requirements of the flex foam industry.

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SPE Automotive Composites Conference (ACCE) has announced its annual call for papers, exhibitors, part competition nominations and scholarships for their 18th annual event, which takes place from 5 -7 2018 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich, USA. "Composites – Driving Innovation” is the theme for the event and will reflect the growing interest automotive OEMs have in learning about the latest composites technologies, so SPE. The ACCE features technical sessions, a panel discussion, keynotes, and exhibits highlighting advances in materials, processes, and equipment for both thermoset and thermoplastic composites in a wide variety of transportation applications. The Automotive and Composites Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) jointly produce the ACCE.

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The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) announced that Jeff Havens will keynote The Sprayfoam Show 2018 Convention & Expo. The annual event dedicated to spray polyurethane foam (SPF) will take place from 29 January through 1 February 2018 in Mobile, AL, USA.

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Alberdingk Boley GmbH announced that it has completed the acquisition of the production site at Leuna in Sachsen-Anhalt, Eastern Germany from Synthomer Leuna GmbH. The acquisition agreement was closed on 1 January 2018. Financial details were not disclosed.

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