Huntsman Completes the Purchase of Demilec, a Leading North American Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation Manufacturer

Huntsman Corporation announced on April 23, 2018, that it has completed the purchase of Demilec, one of North America’s leading manufacturers and distributors of spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation systems. Huntsman acquired the business from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., for USD 350 million, subject to customary working capital adjustments, in an all-cash … More Huntsman Completes the Purchase of Demilec, a Leading North American Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation Manufacturer

Free Webinar on Toxicant materials and alternatives in Electronics/ Electrics 2018-2028 (May 1, 2018)

This webinar, by IDTechEx Chairman Dr Peter Harrop, concerns poisons and materials that can become poisons entering electronics and electrical engineering in coming years. Some new particles can pass through the human body causing pathologies but we assess more risk in chemically reactive poisons. Lead and arsenic-based materials are being widely reintroduced in applications that … More Free Webinar on Toxicant materials and alternatives in Electronics/ Electrics 2018-2028 (May 1, 2018)

Wacker opens new production site for Silicones in South Korea

Wacker Chemie AG today opened a new production site for silicone elastomers in South Korea. The plant is located around 100 kilometers southeast of Seoul at Jincheon, where the Group has already been producing silicone sealants since 2010 and specialty silicones for the electronics industry since 2012. In moving to the new site, WACKER is … More Wacker opens new production site for Silicones in South Korea

ITA at Hannover Messe is located at the booth of the BMWi

ITA, the Institut für Textiltechnik (Institute for Textile Technology) der RWTH Aachen University presents a longboard deck made of natural fibre-reinforced plastic (NRP) at the stand of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) in Hall 2 C 28 at Hannover Messe (April 23-27, 2018). Using natural fibres represents an ecological alternative to resource-intensive … More ITA at Hannover Messe is located at the booth of the BMWi