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UBE at FEIPLASTIC 2019 and 2019 Polyurethane Manufacturers Association Annual Meeting

(April 2, 2019)

UBE will promote ETERNACOLL® polycarbonate polyols and ETERNATHANE® prepolymers platforms at FEIPLASTIC 2019 (April 22-26, 2019 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – booth L71),
and 2019 Polyurethane Manufacturers Association Annual Meeting (May 5-7, 2019 – Las Vegas NV, USA – booth 6), our high performance solutions for durable polyurethanes elastomers.


UBE at JEC WORLD 2019, European Coating Show 2019 and UTECH Las Americas 2019

(March 12, 2019)

UBE will present ETERNACOLL® polycarbonate polyols and ETERNATHANE® prepolymers platforms at JEC World 2019 (March 12-14, 2019 – Paris, France – booth 6-R77), European Coating Show 2019 (March 19-21, 2019 – Nuremberg, Germany – booth 7-141) and UTECH Las Americas 2019 (April 10-12, 2019 – Mexico City, Mexico – booth B-539), a customizable solutions platforms for polyurethane in composites, coatings, adhesives and sealants, and elastomers industries.

If you are fixing your schedule, make sure to join the technical presentation about our novelty in polycarbonate diol-based polyurethane self-healing materials. This session will be held in European Coating Show 2019 on Tuesday, March 19 from 9:00 am to at the conference room Saint Petersburg.


UBE at FEIPUR 2018

(October 11, 2018)
UBE will take part at FEIPUR 2018 (November 6-8, Sao Paulo, Brazil) on November 7 to present their latest investigations and products on Mining and Civil Building polyurethanes. Join our team in “Mineração” (9:40 am - 10:20 am) and “Construção Civil” (11:40 am - 12:20 pm) panels to learn more on ETERNACOLL® polycarbonate polyols and ETERNATHANE® prepolymers solutions for these industries.

UBE starts to commercialize a brand new series of UBEDISP hyperdispersants specially designed for dispersing inorganic particles into non-polar and medium polarity media

(September 3, 2018)
Controlling the dispersion stability of paints and inks properties plays a key role during their production, storage and application. To help improve this, UBE has developed UBEDISP, which are graft-polymeric hyperdispersants for coatings applications. UBEDISP are tailor-made dispersants with customized chemical structures and functional groups to perfectly match the dispersion of inorganic particles into non-polar and medium polarity media.
Wanting to take to the top the stability control of your dispersion? Download the technical presentation here.

UBE at American Coating Show 2018, Expomin 2018, UTECH Europe 2018 and NPE2018:The plastics show

(March 27, 2018)
UBE will showcase its ETERNACOLL® polycarbonate polyols and ETERNATHANE® prepolymers platforms at American Coating Show 2018 (April 9-12, 2018 – Indianapolis, IN USA – booth 1685), Expomin 2018 (April 23-27, 2018 – Santiago, Chile – hall 1, booth F-02), UTECH Europe 2018 (May 29-31, 2018 – Maastricht, NL – booth 504) and NPE2018: The Plastics Show (May 7-11, 2018 – Orlando, FL USA – booth S24045).
As you plan your show schedule, make sure to include the technical presentation about "Polycarbonate diol-based polyurethane sealants with improved weathering and chemical resistance intended for building and construction”. This session will be held in UTECH Europe Show 2018 on Wednesday, May 30 from 3:45 pm to 4:00 pm at the conference room Euro Room.

Join UBE at 7th PU Elastomer Trade Meeting to discover its new polycarbonate polyol-based prepolymers platform for elastomers

(August 4, 2017)
UBE invites you to join them at 7th PU Elastomer Trade Meeting (September 13th – 14th 2017, Nürtingen, Germany).
ETERNATHANE ® polycarbonate polyol-based prepolymers ins a new platform of isocyanate-terminated urethane prepolymer with customizable polycarbonate diol and isocyanate composition. ETERNATHANE ® polycarbonate polyol-based prepolymer series is devoted for high performance to polyurethane elastomers, in terms of superior durability in extreme conditions, such as thermal stability, oil resistance, hydrolytic stability, weatherability and chemical resistance.

UBE at European Coating Show 2017

(February 13, 2017)
UBE will showcase its Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ® at the European Coating Show 2017 (April 4-6 2017, Nuremberg, Germany) in stand 141 in the hall 7.
UBE manufactures Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ®, a large platform of solutions for high-end coatings that offers customizable possibilities in terms of mechanical performance, optical properties and durability overtime in harsh conditions. Compared to standard polyols, these solutions demonstrate superior and long-term retention of performance such as oil resistance, hydrolytic stability, heat ageing, weatherability and chemical resistance, as well as minimized scratch and abrasion.

UBE at Pipeline Coatings 2017

(December 15, 2016)
Polyurethane parts have become more and more sophisticated to meet the requirements of today's market. To help you match your applications' expectations, UBE has developed Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ®. UBE Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ® is a large platform of solutions offering customizable possibilities to Polyurethane materials as well as superior and long-term retention of performance (thermal stability, oil resistance, hydrolytic stability, weatherability and chemical resistance).
UBE's team invites you to join them at Pipeline Coatings 2017 (February 14-16, 2017, Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen, Vienna, Austria) at the technical presentation entitled "Synthesis of new polycarbonate diol-based polyurethanes without inorganic fillers for improved internal pipeline coatings" on Thursday 16 at 9.40am to discover more about Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ® platform.

UBE launches a brand new series of polycarbonate polyol-based prepolymer ETERNATHANE® specially designed for high performance polyurethanes with enhanced durability

(November 22, 2016)
Polyurethanes are becoming more and more sophisticated to meet the requirements of today's market. To help you match your applications' expectations, UBE has developed ETERNATHANE ® polycarbonate polyol-prepolymers, which is a family of isocyanate-terminated urethane prepolymer with customizable polycarbonate diol and isocyanate composition, for polyurethane in CASE applications requesting high performance and maximized durability in harsh conditions overtime, such as thermal stability, oil resistance, hydrolytic stability, weatherability and chemical resistance.Interested in getting further information in ETERNATHANE ® polycarbonate polyol-prepolymers? Download the TDS here.

UBE opens a new Research & Development center in Spain

(October 31, 2016)
UBE has opened a new Research & Development center in their chemical site in Castelló de la Plana (Spain). In the 2000 m 2 new laboratories, more than 30 technicians will work in synthesizing and characterizing new products, offering technical support to customers and also running new pilot plants facilities.
UBE has recently increased the investment in R&D, devoting more than 1% of total sales. The main innovation activities are focused on the synthesis of new polycarbonate diols, polyamides and other high performance intermediates, as well as the development of new applications for food packaging, automotive, coatings, elastomers, adhesives & sealants, among others.
This new R&D center will reinforce the cooperation with customers, technical institutes and universities to innovate and develop industrial and technological solutions, sustainable and more environmentally friendly due to lower resources consumption. UBE will strengthen the technical assistance to customers in Europe, America, Middle East and Africa.
With this new facility, UBE will continue the expansion of Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ®.
Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ® is a large platform of solutions offering customizable possibilities to Polyurethane materials as well as superior and long-term retention of performance (thermal stability, oil resistance, hydrolytic stability, weatherability and chemical resistance).

Join UBE at Pipeline Coatings & Protection 2016: to Showcase its high performance polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL® for polyurethane in for pipeline coatings and protection

(October 14, 2016)
UBE invites you to join them at Pipeline Coatings & Protection 2016 (November 15-16, 2016, Hilton Houston Post Oak, Houston, TX, USA) at booth number 3 to discover more about polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ® polyols platform.
Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ® is the excellent polyol for manufacturing pipeline coatings and protection polyurethanes, because they provide an improved durability to polyurethanes thanks to maximize chemical and hydrolytic stability, and mechanical resistance. Thus, this superior durability enables to retain the original polyurethane properties in extreme and hash conditions overtime, and reduce the overall maintenance costs of pipelines.

UBE launches a brand new unsaturated polycarbonate polyol ETERNACOLL® specially designed for high performance resins with UV-curing processes

(September 1, 2016)
UBE has developed ETERNACOLL ® UD Polycarbonate polyols series, which is a family specially designed for the manufacture of thermoplastic polyurethanes, polyester elastomers, polyurethane dispersions, urethane acrylate, and polycarbonate diacrylate and thermoset resins.
ETERNACOLL ® UD Polycarbonate polyols-based resins can be used in UV-curing products, since its double-bonds in the polyol chain can react with themselves and other UV-curing groups under standard UV conditions, providing high hardness, toughness, scratch resistance and excellent mechanical properties, as well as superior and long-term retention of performance.

UBE at the education center for the polyurethanes industry of American Chemistry Council

(July 14, 2016)
UBE will educate North American polyurethane community on October 11, 2016 at 10:00-11:30 am (EST) about the use of polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ® for high-performance coating, elastomer & adhesive formulations, to achieve an extreme durability in those polyurethanes aimed to keep their performance in harsh environments and offer long-lasting properties.
Register here: https://polyurethane.americanchemistry.com/CPI-Education-Center/Webinars/PU-109.html

UBE at ARTSIM technical panels

(July 14, 2016)
UBE will be present at ARTSIM technical panels. In these lectures, we will cover a discussion about Eternacoll ® in several case studies regarding novel polyurethanes obtained with these polycarbonate diols for several high performance applications, such as Oil & Mining among others, with improved mechanical properties and resistances to harsh environments. These lectures will also be extended to explain the special aspects of polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ®, properties and other interesting applications by customers all over the world.

UBE at Iran Plast 2016

(March 10, 2016)
UBE Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols o enhance the performance of your polyurethane materials, boosting durability and properties retention in harsh environment applications.
UBE will exhibit Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols in Iran Plast 2016 from April 13 to 17 at Hall 27, booth 31A.

UBE at UTECH North America 2016

(March 1, 2016)
To boost the performance of your polyurethane elastomers, UBE produces Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols. Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols are used for high-performance performance polyurethane elastomers, maximizing durability and properties retention in harsh environment applications.
UBE will showcase Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols in UTECH North America 2016 from April 6 to 7 at booth 314, and present them in the technical speech "Target polycarbonate diol based prepolymers as raw materials for TPUs for special heating and chemical applications" in Theatre 1 of the conference hall on April 7, at 2:10pm.

UBE at American Coating Show 2016

(March 1, 2016)
To improve your polyurethane coatings applications, UBE has technologically advanced Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols. Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols are a polyol family for high-performance performance polyurethane coatings, maximizing durability and properties retention in harsh environment applications.
UBE will promote Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols in American Coating Show 2016 from April 12 to 14 at booth 1271.

Join UBE at the Paint India 2016

(November 30, 2015)
To maximize the performance of your applications' expectations, UBE has developed Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols. Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols are used for a wide range of high-performance performance polyurethanes. UBE will showcase Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols in Paint India 2016 from January 21 to 23 at hall No 1, booth B 17.

Join UBE at the ChinaCoat 2015

(November 2, 2015)
To help you match your applications' expectations, UBE has developed Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols. Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols are used for a wide range of high performance polyurethanes. Moreover, UBE wants to highlight the launch of new production of Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ® in the Thai site.

Join UBE at the Polyurethanes Technical Conference 2015: to Showcase High Performance Polycarbonate Polyols for Adhesives & Sealants

(August 28, 2015)
To help you match your applications’ expectations, UBE has developed Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols. Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols are used for a wide range of polyurethane-based adhesive and sealant formulations, providing an extreme durability and a high performance to the final polymer.

UBE at 2015 FEICA Conf. and Expo to Showcase High Performance Polycarbonate Polyols

(August 26, 2015)
To help you match your applications’ expectations, UBE has developed Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols. UBE Eternacoll ® is a large platform of solutions offering customizable possibilities to Polyurethane as well as superior and long-term retention of performance (thermal stability, oil resistance, hydrolytic stability, weatherability and chemical resistance).

UBE at European Coating Show 15 to Showcase its High performance Polycarbonate Polyols for Adhesive

(March 2, 2015)
To help you match your applications’ expectations, UBE has developed Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols. UBE Eternacoll ® is a large platform of solutions offering customizable possibilities to Polyurethane as well as superior and long-term retention of performance (thermal stability, oil resistance, hydrolytic stability, weatherability and chemical resistance).

UBE to Expand Production Capacity of Polycarbonate Diol by Opening New Facility in Thailand

(September 16, 2014)
Ube Industries, Ltd. announced that its Thai subsidiary, UBE Fine Chemicals (Asia) Co., Ltd., will open a production facility for polycarbonate diol to meet rising global demand. The new facility is designed to manufacture 3,000 tonnes of Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL ® annually and is scheduled to start production in October 2015.

UBE at European Adhesion Conf to Showcase its Eternacoll® Polycarbonate Polyols

(February 17, 2014)
UBE will showcase its Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols platform at the European Adhesion Conference (April 22-25 2014, Alicante, Spain) in booth number 6. UBE has developed Eternacoll ® Polycarbonate polyols, a large platform of solutions offering customizable possibilities in terms of reactivity, flexibility and physical form (liquid / solid).

UBE Selects SpecialChem's Commercial Acceleration Program to Support Growth of Eternacoll® Polycarbonate Polyols

(November 18, 2013)
UBE has recently announced a Commercial Acceleration program with SpecialChem to support the growth of its polycarbonate polyol range in Coatings, Adhesives, Plastic, Foams and Elastomer markets. SpecialChem will support UBE in the business development strategy of its polycarbonate diol.

UBE Events


FEIPLASTIC 2019

(April 22-26, 2019 – Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Stand L71

2019 Polyurethane Manufacturers Association Annual Meeting

(May 5-7, 2019 – Las Vegas NV, USA)
Stand 6

JEC World 2019

(March 12-14, 2019 – Paris, France)
Stand 6-R77

European Coating Show 2019

(March 19-21, 2019 – Nuremberg, Germany)
Stand 7-141
Technical presentation on March 19 from 9:00 am to at the conference room Saint Petersburg

UTECH Las Americas 2019

(April 10-12, 2019 - Mexico City, Mexico)
Stand B-539

FEIPUR 2018

(November 6-8, Sao Paulo, Brazil)
November 7, 09:40 – Speech “Novel polyurethane coatings obtained with polycarbonate diol for pipelines with improved mechanical properties and hydrolysis resistance”
November 7, 11:40 – Speech “Polycarbonate diol-based polyurethane sealants with improved weathering and chemical resistance intended for building and construction”

Expomin 2018

(April 23-27, 2018 – Santiago, Chile)
Hall 1, booth F-02

UTECH Europe 2018

(May 29-31, 2018 – Maastricht, NL)
Stand 504
Technical presentation on May 30 from 3:45 pm to 4:00 pm at the conference room Euro Room

NPE2018:The plastics show

(May 7-11, 2018 – Orlando, FL USA)
Stand S24045

American Coating Show 2018

(April 9-12 2018 – Indianapolis, IN USA)
Stand 1685

European Coating Show 2017

(April 4-6 2017, Nuremberg, Germany)
Stand 141, hall 7

Pipeline Coatings 2017

(February 14-16, 2017, Vienna, Austria)
February 16, 09:40 – Speech "Synthesis of new polycarbonate diol-based polyurethanes without inorganic fillers for improved internal pipeline coatings"

Webinar in the education center for the polyurethanes industry of American Chemistry Council

(October 11, 2016, 10:00-11:30 am (EST))
This webinar will discuss how polycarbonate diols are used for a wide range of polyurethane-based coating, elastomer & adhesive formulations, providing an extreme durability and a high performance to the final polymer. These polyols offer customizable possibilities for superior & long-term retention of designed performances, with no modification of initial properties after being exposed to harsh environments.
Register here : https://polyurethane.americanchemistry.com/CPI-Education-Center/Webinars/PU-109.html

ARTSIM Mining Panel

(August 10, 2016, Minas Gerais, Brazil)

ARTSIM Northen Panel

(Ocotber 19, 2016, Pernambuco, Brazil)

Iran Plast 2016

(April 13-17, 2016, Tehran, Iran)
Booth No. 31A, Hall 27

UTECH North America 2016

(April 6-7, 2016, Charlotte NC, USA)
Booth No. 314

American Coating Show 2016

(April 12-14, 2016, Indianapolis IN, USA)
Booth No. 1271

Paint India 2016

(January 21-23, 2016, Mumbai, India)
Booth No. B17, Hall 1

ChinaCoat 2015

(November 18-20, 2015, Shanghai, China)
Booth No. E4.B01-04 in hall E4

UTECH Europe Show 2015

(April 14-16, 2015, MECC in Maastricht, NL)
Booth No. 1510

ECS European Coating Show 2015

(April 21-23, 2015, Nürnberg, Germany)
Stand 141 in hall 7

UTECH USA 2015

(June 3-4, 2015, Charlotte, NC, USA)
Delegate

Oil & Gas Polymer Engineering Texas 2015

(June 9-10, 2015, Houston, TX, USA)
Delegate

2015 FEICA Conference and Expo – Association of the European Adhesive & Sealant Industry

(September 9-10, 2015, Vilamoura, Portugal)
September 10, 16:30 – Break Out Session IV: Polyurethanes Markets & Innovations – Speech "Novel elastomeric polyurethanes based on polycarbonate diol with improved resistance to chemicals and solvents"

2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

(October 5-7, 2015, Orlando, FL, USA)
October 7 – Coatings and Sealants technical session - "Polycarbonate Diol for Improving Weathering and Solvents Resistance of Polyurethane Sealants and Coatings Used in Civil Engineering"

ABRAFATI 2015

(October 13-15, 2015 in Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Booth A/3

AMI international conference on Oil & Gas Non-Metallics

(December 8-10, 2015, London, UK)
December 9 – “Polycarbonate diols to formulate extremely durable inner polyurethane coatings for oil & gas pipes with improved mechanical properties and chemical resistance”