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EVONIK
US capacity expansion for rigid PMI foam / “Significant” rise at Mobile, Alabama
29.11.2019
THERMAL INSULATION
European demand to expand by 2.2% per year to 2023 / Growth slowdown in eastern Europe / EPS makes up one-quarter share / IAL Consultants study
26.09.2019
FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS
Start of production of PIR insulation boards in Germany / First plant in Europe
22.05.2019
MASTERPLAST
Hungarian group closes down EPS insulation board production site in Romania
29.11.2018
THERMAL INSULATION
European demand to grow by 2.5% per year / EPS accounts for one quarter of market / Study by IAL Consultants
12.03.2018
MATTRESS INDUSTRY
China accounts for one-third of global production / Growth in Chinese consumption to slow / Global demand outpacing other furniture markets / Flexible PU foam most used material / CSIL reports
31.01.2018
ARMACELL
Global price hike for PET foams
17.01.2018
SYNTHOS
Polish firm converts grey EPS production to graphite
05.01.2018
EXTRUDED PP FOAMS
Strong demand for lightweight vehicles and eco-friendly packaging boost global growth / Grand View Research report
28.09.2017
POLYURETHANE FOAMS
European flexible foam market grows in 2016 / Upsurge in tonnage of EU exports as imports drop / Trend for higher density PU foams
10.07.2017
THERMAL INSULATION
After deadly Grenfell Tower fire in London, manufacturer Celotex takes PIR insulation panels off the market
04.07.2017
EVONIK
Raising “Rohacell” polymethacrylimide foam output in Germany / Additional capacity to go on stream in H2 2017
23.11.2016
HIRSCH SERVO
Further EPS expansion in Romania / Purchase of Arcon's insulation business
26.08.2016
PU FOAM
Europur reports good performance last year / EU imports surge as exports fall / Study extended to include Russia and Turkey
29.06.2016
EVONIK
Shanghai-based “Rohacell” foam core production plant starts up
11.02.2016
EPS INSULATION
Fierce competition and high volatility drive consolidation in Germany / French state fund for renovations / New UK market leader is born / Cladding segment increasingly trends towards grey EPS / Prolonged use of HBCD has no notable market relevance
18.01.2016
EPS
UK manufacturers adopt “airpop” brand name / Announcement by British Plastic Federation's EPS Group
18.11.2014
EPS
German insulation producers suspected of cartel agreement / IVH federation offices searched
07.11.2014
KINGSPAN
USD 82m acquisition of Pactiv's North American Building Insulation business
07.11.2014
EVONIK
New plant for “Rohacell” structural foam in Shanghai / Start-up in Q4 2015
24.09.2014
DIAB
Swedish structural core materials producer plans to set up second manufacturing facility in China
19.09.2014
EPS
"Airpop" new name for packaging and moulded parts made of expanded polystyrene
13.05.2014
INNOLATION
Sto subsidiary builds EPS insulation sheet plant in France
12.03.2014
EPS MARKET
Polish industry association sues two processors over poor quality / Additional lawsuits in the making
28.02.2014
SINIAT
Investing in expansion of EPS production at several sites
06.08.2013
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