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Press Release of Recticel – 19 October 2017

RECTICEL PROVIDES AN UPDATE ON THE NON-CONFORM BASF TDI ISSUE
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EU Backs Covestro Project

Covestro gets EU support for scheme to turn waste steel gas to polyols

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18 October 2017

The use of carbon dioxide and other waste gases as a new source of raw materials is increasingly a topic of interest at the European level.

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Ford Celebrates Soy Polyol

Ford Motor Company Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Soybean-based Foam

10/16/2017

Ten years ago, the 2008 Ford Mustang launched with seats made of soybean-based foam.

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BASF Improvements in Chongqing

BASF building SMR at Chinese MDI unit

According to reports by the US news agency “PetroChemical News” on 2 October 2017,

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Covestro to Expand North American TPU

Covestro increases TPU capacity in North America

Covestro announced that it will expand its thermoplastic polyurethane production capacity in North America by 25 % by debottlenecking its New Martinsville,

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Wanhua Q3 Results

Wanhua Chemical Announces Its Major Operating Data for the Third Quarter

2017-10-17    [Source:PUdaily]

 

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More on DCB Contamination in Europe

BASF

Follow up: Contaminated PU foams do not pose a health hazard / Agitation in German mattress industry


Mainly mattress manufacturers are affected by the incident at BASF (Photo: PIE)

The 1,4-dichlorobenzene (DCB) contamination of TDI that was produced and delivered by BASF (Ludwigshafen / Germany; Read more

More on European TDI Situation

Europe market reacts to BASF TDI purity issues
11 October 2017 14:05 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)–Multiple foam manufacturers have announced temporary production stops,

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