Tecnon OrbiChem at EPCA 2017

Tecnon OrbiChem is attending the 51st European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) Annual Meeting on 30 September – 3 October 2017. Charlottenburg 1 Intercontinental Hotel Budapester Strasse 2 Berlin Come and visit us in our new meeting room to speak with one of our experts or email sales@orbichem.com to arrange a meeting. Charles Fryer – Chairman Roger Lee – Managing Director Monica… Read More Tecnon OrbiChem at EPCA 2017

Bio-based Polyurethanes: Slow but Steady Progress

Biomaterials continue to look for downstream outlets with good potential growth. The polyurethanes market is one area where consumer-facing applications are able to capture value from plant-based materials. Athletic shoes in particular have seen bio-based materials successfully replacing petroleum based intermediates. The Skarvan range trekking shoe collection was launched in July 2017 by Germany-based outdoor… Read More Bio-based Polyurethanes: Slow but Steady Progress

POM market mulls impact of Chinese anti-dumping duties

The polyacetal (POM) resin market in Asia is facing possible alterations in trade patterns later this year after China’s Ministry of Commerce issued a preliminary decision which introduced anti-dumping duties for POM copolymer imports from South Korea, Thailand and Malaysia beginning 30 June. Although it is an initial decision, most market participants think that the… Read More POM market mulls impact of Chinese anti-dumping duties