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BASF subsidiary Elastogran GmbH, Lemförde, Germany, has developed a polyol on the basis of renewable raw materials.
Cargill’s BiOH polyols business has added a manufacturing capability in Brazil.
To speed the pace of innovation, KraussMaffei is setting up a new development lab for reaction process machinery and systems, located at its main plant in Munich-Allach, Germany.
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Dow Corning, Midland, MI, USA, has added five surfactants to its product offerings.
Huntsman Corporation, The Woodlands, TX, USA, has appointed Enpol LLC, Norcross, GA, USA, as an eastern region distributor for its Irogran TPUs.
The polyurethane foam trade group in Knoxville, Tennessee named three to its Flexible Polyurethane Foam Hall of Fame:
An analysis summarising the importance of the polyurethanes industry to the U.S. economy was released by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry of the American Chemistry Council.
Cargill’s BiOH polyols have won the 2007 President’s Green Chemistry Challenge Award. According to Cargill they are the first commercially successful biobased polyols used in PU foam cushioning.
In July 2007 the European Polyurea Development Association Europe (PDA Europe) was launched – a platform for participants in the Polyurea market to develop and promote that promising technology.