BASF increased production capacity of water-based polyurethane dispersions by 30% in Europe in January 2020 This strategy will allow the company to better serve its customers and meet the growing demand for water-based polyurethane dispersions.
In June 2020, DSM partnered with TLF (Germany), a globally active business that provides leather and related industries with specialty chemicals. This collaboration involves the supply of cutting-edge, renewable waterborne polyurethane dispersion systems as well as R&D. DSM and TFL are able to further unlock the value of sustainable leather finishes and improve their respective market positions by collaborating at various points in the value chain.
Covestro developed polyurethane dispersions called Impraperm DL 5249 and Impraperm DL 5310. in July 2018. These are used as textile coatings and, using waterborne technology, allow for efficient waterproofing and breathability of coatings. The sealant application segment to register the fastest increase at some stage in the forecast period. The constructing & building industry to be the largest end-use market for waterborne polyurethanes. APAC is projected to be the greatest waterborne polyurethanes market in the course of the forecast period.
Report : Waterborne Polyurethane Market - By Application (Coating, Sealant, Adhesive, Elastomer, Others), By End-Use Industry (Building & Construction, Automotive & Transportation, Bedding & Furniture, Electronics, Others) and By Region (North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa and Latin America) - Industry Analysis, opportunity and Forecast 2020 To 2027