Category Archives: Polyurethanes

Olympics season is back – Polyurethanes ensure stadiums are built sustainably

Olympics PU

There are only two weeks to go before thousands of people flock to the newly built stadiums in Rio for … Continue reading...

Interview with ISOPA’s President Mike Fowles – “While challenges will continue to emerge, hard work and positive spirit can turn difficulty into opportunity”

After serving as Vice-President for two years, Mike Fowles was appointed ISOPA President last December. With 30 years of international … Continue reading...

3 Questions to Frank Rothbarth, Chair of ISOPA’s Communication on “Communicating about chemicals: Lessons learned from communicating on polyurethanes”

Communicating the benefits of polyurethanes for society, and the environment is an ongoing opportunity for ISOPA, the voice of European … Continue reading...

The future of the construction industry needs to be based on circular economy principles

During his visit to Malta on 18 March, Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella underlined the importance of aligning circular economy principles … Continue reading...

Public consultation on Energy Efficiency Directive review: The polyurethane industry puts its vision forward

Why does the European Commission carry out public consultations? Because engaging with external stakeholders is an essential part of the Continue reading...

The Benefits and history of polyurethane flexible foam

From your car seats, to your mattress and your running shoes, polyurethane flexible foam can be found in more places … Continue reading...

COP 21 – The polyurethane industry is on board!

COP21, the most anticipated event of the year, has now started. While countries come to the negotiating table to … Continue reading...

3 Questions to Els Van Eetvelde, Chair of ISOPA’s One Step Ahead group: “Spreading good practices for product stewardship”

17 years ago, ISOPA created the One Step Ahead programme in order to promote the safe handling of chemicals by … Continue reading...

Driver Carrier Day 2015: Engaging transport companies to increase safety

On 21-22 September 2015, BASF – with ISOPA’s support – organised the latest Carrier Day in Antwerp, Belgium. “What’s a … Continue reading...

Driving European competitiveness: Polyurethane industry’s socio-economic contribution

Back to school in Brussels! Going into what appears to be a busy end of the year in terms of … Continue reading...