Author Archives: The Polyurethanes team

Polyurethane industry’s contribution to sustainable development – 3 Questions to Shpresa Kotaji, Chair of the ISOPA Polyurethane Applications Cluster

Over the past 10 years, sustainable development has risen to the top of the political and regulatory agenda. Today more … Continue reading...

The power of a summer siesta thanks to Polyurethane flexible foam

Siesta: /sɪˈɛstə/ An afternoon rest or nap, especially one taken during the hottest hours of the day in a hot

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Efficient appliances: Fighting climate change starts at home

Have you ever thought of the impact of your households appliances on your monthly energy budget and on the environment? … Continue reading...

Circular Economy Roadmap: Where will it take us?

In May 2015, the European Commission published its awaited Circular Economy Roadmap. The roadmap is key in the circular … Continue reading...

Promoting the safe use of Diisocyanates and Polyols along the value chain | 3 Question to Ronald van den Bosch, Chair of the ISOPA Product Stewardship Cluster

In today’s economy managing regulatory pressure combined with product stewardship is of key importance to ensure industrial products’ highest standard.… Continue reading...

Make your summer 2015 a summer of adventure!

The warmth of sunshine through our windows makes us increasingly think about the summer holidays. Beach, sun, family, friends, cold … Continue reading...

Building a sustainable future in the EU – Building Renovation & Energy Efficiency

On 25 March 2015, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) published its report ‘Energy Renovation: The Trump Card Continue reading...

UTECH 2015: ISOPA showed the way to Product Stewardship & Sustainability

UTECH Europe 2015 – the leading international event for the polyurethanes industry – was held in Maastricht on April 14 … Continue reading...

Guest blog: Frank Grunert | “Polyurethane’s contribution to growth in Europe”

In the new European institutional landscape, with kick-starting growth having emerged as a top priority for policy-makers, Frank Grunert, the … Continue reading...

Creating chemistry for a sustainable future

We live at the time of big changes. Unprecedented socio-economic and environmental concerns as well as hardly predictable political developments … Continue reading...