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

29 Nov 2017 14:11 Materials

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

27 Oct 2017 15:29 Machinery

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

25 Aug 2017 13:42 Industry News

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

23 Aug 2017 16:31 Blogs

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

22 May 2017 11:49 Materials

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

24 Jan 2017 10:16 Industry News

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. more

6 Jan 2017 09:58 Industry News

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

23 Oct 2016 10:40 K 2016

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

14 Apr 2016 11:00 Materials

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

5 Aug 2015 11:47 Materials

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. more

30 Jul 2013 11:07 Materials 1 Comments

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

22 Apr 2013 15:56 Materials