Force Majeures Raw Materials

Force Majeures at European Polyol and Diisocyanates Producers and an extended Gulf storm season in the US disrupt supplies for Flexible Polyurethane Foam Manufacturers. To read more please click HERE

COVID 19 – Flexible Polyurethane foam industry update

Following earlier communications in April and June 2020, and based on continued interviews of our members and experts in the flexible polyurethane foam industry, the situation in Europe’s foam industry to date can be summarised as follows: to read more please click HERE

Europur welcomes 9 new members so far in 2020

EUROPUR formally welcomed 9 new members so far this year:        Flexible PU foam producers Ashfoam from Ghana and Greiner Foam South Africa.        Suppliers to the industry SABA Dinxperlo and Siltech Corporation.        Service providers Advanced Foam Recycling, Agglorex, Eurofed, Hans-Jürgen Keil Anlagenbau and Retour Matras.

COVID 19 – Flexible polyurethane foam plants (slabstock) status

Following earlier notes shared on 7 and 27 April 2020, and based on continued interviews of our members and experts of the foam industry, the situation in Europe’s foam industry to date can be summarized as follows. Foam plants are now open and operating again across Europe. The plants that were closed in April reopened […]

COVID 19 – Situation of flexible polyurethane (slabstock) plants in Europe

We have updated our note outlining the current status of flexible PU foam plants in Europe with regards to the Covid-19 epidemic following an extensive round of interviews with experts in our industry. Today’s situation can be summarized as follows: Governments that had imposed restrictions on retail have started or are planning to progressively lift restrictions in […]

Update – Summary COVID-19 flexible PU foam industry

Following an earlier note shared on 31 March, and based on continued interviews of our members and experts of the foam industry, the situation in Europe’s foam industry to date can is summarized in the document accessible via the link below.