Car sales in the Asean trading area in July were 180,000 units. This is a rise of 6% compared with the same month last year.
The number of US building permits issued in the first Seven months of 2019 was down by 4.23%
Covestro has joined forces with China’s Academy of Building Research to develop energy-efficient, flame-retardant polyurethane window frames.
Thames River Chemical is Huntsman’s new distributor for Huntsman’s Rubinate and Suprasec MDI materials. It’s Jeffol, polyurethane catalysts are also covered.
SKC and PIC, part of the Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation, have agreed to form a propylene oxide and ultimately, polyols joint venture.
World car registrations in July 2019 were down 1.5% compared with the same month in 2018 at 7.30 m units, according to LMC Automotive.
Purple Innovation, a-bed-in-a-box retailer, sales were $186.6m the first half of 2019. This is higher by 37% than the same period in 2018.
Chemical Specialties sales at Conzzeta were down by 46.3% in the first half of 2019 at CHF 108.2m. In the same period last year sales were CHF 201.4 m.
Sports goods and footwear company, Adidas consolidated sales were EUR 11.4 bn in the first half of 2019.
Automotive Division sales at Grammer were up by 15.2% in the first half of 2019 at EUR 745m. In the same period last year sales were EUR 646.7m.