Category: SPF

Icynene to acquire Lapolla Industries

The transaction will combine Icynene, a Mississauga, Ontario Canada-based manufacturer and distributor of high performance, one step spray foam polyurethane foam insulation (“SPF”) products, with Lapolla, a Houston-headquartered global supplier and maker of SPF products.

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Accella Polyurethane Systems expands position in roofing markets

Accella Polyurethane Systems LLC renews their focus on Polyurethane Spray Foam and Roof Coating Systems; focusing on low slope and flat roof commercial coatings for new and restoration construction. The recent acquisition of the Covestro spray foam assets, combined with its leading BayTec® silicone, BayBlock® acrylic and BaySeal® polyurethane spray foam technologies, positions Accella with an array of solutions.

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Demilec launches Heatlok ABS — first complete air barrier and spray foam insulation system

“Until now, a single source of supply has been missing in the air barrier industry. Demilec has taken a much-needed systems approach to material testing and installation to now offer architects and contractors perfectly-matched spray foam insulation and air barrier materials that have been independently tested and approved as a single system,” said Tom Harris, Vice President – Building Science at Demilec, which has supplied Heatlok insulation to millions of square feet of cavity wall applications throughout North America for more than 20 years.

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Demilec has introduced a new spray foam insulation formulated with Honeywell’s Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Demilec, one of North America’s largest manufacturers of spray foam insulation, has introduced a new product formulated with Honeywell’s Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA). Demilec’s Heatlok® HFO High Lift spray foam insulation system is now available to customers for use in commercial and residential wall insulation.

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Demilec Spray Polyurethane Insulation partners with Service Partners

Demilec, one of the largest manufacturers of polyurethane spray foam and coatings in North America, is proud to be partnering with Service Partners, the nation’s largest distributor of residential insulation products and related accessories in the United States. Service Partners, like Demilec, is committed to providing significant value to their customers through exceptional service and reliability. Service Partners’ culture of cultivating strategic partnerships with the nation’s leading manufacturers of building products allows Demilec and Service Partners to reach even further into the growing spray foam insulation market. “Service Partners’ history servicing the immediate customer need, combined with Demilec’s exceptional polyurethane products, made us confident we could work together to provide an unparalleled contractor experience,” said Demilec President and CEO Paul Valle.  “We are excited to be working with Service Partners.” With over 33 years of experience in the polyurethane market, we are committed to developing spray foam insulation products, which are setting the standard for sustainability, performance and energy efficiency. Our products contain the highest levels of renewable and recycled content in the spray foam industry with over 385 million plastic bottles transformed into our resin systems. Headquartered in Arlington, Texas, with manufacturing in both Texas and Canada, Demilec is an industry leader in developing foam insulation products for residential, commercial and agricultural construction. About Demilec Demilec has been recognized as an industry leader in using innovative technology and...

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Icynene innovates with Opteon™ 1100 foam blowing agent from Chemours

The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced today that leading spray foam manufacturer, Icynene, is utilizing Opteon™ 1100 foam blowing agent for use in its high-performance spray foam insulation solutions. Icynene plans to use Opteon™ 1100, and add it to its portfolio of new polyurethane spray foam products that help deliver superior insulation performance with a lower global warming impact. Opteon™ 1100 helps meet Icynene’s need for a non-flammable, high efficiency and low global warming potential (GWP) blowing agent for use in polyurethane foams. The excellent thermal conductivity and spray ability help Icynene to improve the performance of its foam insulation, while the low GWP enables them to support their customers in helping meet the upcoming regulatory driven conversions across North America, the E.U. and Japan. In addition, the unique chemical structure helps provide outstanding stability and versatility, thus maximizing the range of customer formulations and geographic product considerations. “The performance and environmental benefits of Opteon™ 1100 make it a good option for developing our new low-GWP spray foam insulation products,” said Larry Genyn, Icynene vice president of technology. “The incredible ease of application enables us to design great new systems quickly.” “Over the past couple of years, Icynene and Chemours have developed a valuable partnership that enables us to deliver high performance solutions...

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