The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI, USA, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Edulan A/S, Aarhus, Denmark, an independent PU systems house specialised in rigid foam and elastomer formulation technologies.
Bayer and the Dow Chemical Company have completed a license agreement that allows Dow to produce polyether polyols using Bayer's patented Impact technology. Financial terms regarding cost of the license have not been disclosed.
DuPont Fluorochemicals announced a price increase of USD 0.10 per pound for bulk and packaged Formacel S (HCFC-22) foam expansion agent in North America, effective 15 September 2007, subject to terms and conditions of existing purchase agreements.
Effective 1 November 2007, or as contract terms allow, the polyurethanes business of the Dow Chemical Company will raise its polyol prices in Europe by EUR 100 per metric ton for flexible, rigid and CASE polyols and by EUR 150 per metric ton for copolymer polyols.
One day before the end of the K 2007, Bayer MaterialScience, Leverkusen, Germany, announced that its subsidiary Hennecke GmbH, Sankt Augustin, Germany, was sold to the Adcuram Group, Munich, Germany, for an undisclosed amount.