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The PA foam features the typical heat, chemical, and oil resistant properties of polyamide, mixed with an outstanding rigidity or noise reducing quality, depending on the shape of the beads Read more

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The foams benefit from a patented ether prepolymer technology to combine the advantages of ester-based PU foams with those of ether-based materials Read more

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The company has seen significant financial progress during the year, with a 16 per cent increase in Group revenue, to a record £81.04 million, and a 31 per cent increase in reported profit before tax, up to £9.86 million Read more

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BASF has developed a range of systems to produce thin and light PU foam components for automobile interiors.

BASF has developed a new series of PU foam systems that allow “significant weight reductions” in the production of slim and light components for automotive interiors. Read more

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BASF UK celebrates double award win at the CIA Awards on June 14.

BASF plc’s UK site in Alfreton, Derbyshire, has picked up two accolades at this year’s Chemical Industry Awards. Read more

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CMT Materials, a maker of plug-assist materials for thermoforming, will show its range of Hytac syntactic foams at booth #W9121. Read more

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Flexible foams with low emissions have been targeted with a new series from Dow Polyurethanes. Read more

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SABIC has added to its foams portfolio with the launch of a new generation of melt strength polypropylenes. Read more

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Increasing demand for automotive mouldings leads Lancashire firm to buy Negri Bossi VH2000. Read more

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A lengthy research project into a 'rvolutionary' catalyst' has borne fruit by turning CO2 into polyols. Read more

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Polyurethanes and polyolefins manufacturer SABIC shows how simple foam products bring significant improvements to energy costs in homes and business. Read more

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Chemicals specialist Covestro has lifted its declaration of ‘force majeure’ for polymeric MDI, amidst a factory turnaround. Read more

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Polymer foams set for ‘strong growth’ to 2021, says research by Smithers Rapra Read more

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Zotefoams has announced full ownership of its joint venture company to produce a closed-cell foam insulation product for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and semiconductor industries globally. Read more

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Braskem has launched a new polypropylene (PP) resin at K 2016 that it says is a “more efficient alternative” for the production of foam. Read more

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Scientists have developed a method of creating a sugar-derived foam that they say is both recyclable and as efficient as traditional polyurethanes. Read more

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Dow has developed new technology that enables the production of halogen-free, high-resilience foam production using a single polyol. Read more

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Dow Building Solutions has launched a new extruded polystyrene insulation board that it says will bring excellent strength, moisture resistance and long-term durability to a wider audience. Read more

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Manufacturer of cross-linked block foams, Zotefoams, has launched a new foam grade specifically for the packaging market. Read more

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