Asian PU Digest - Issue 01 | 2017

Dear readers!

Welcome to the first edition of the quarterly “Asian PU Digest” magazine, which is published by Dr. Gupta Publishing (Ratingen, Germany), (Paris, France), and TechnoBiz Communications (Bangkok, Thailand) for the benefit of the polyurethane industry in the Asian countries.

Dr. Gupta Publishing is a provider of technical knowledge and market information for the rubber, thermoplastic elastomers, and PU industries and the publisher of PU Magazine International. is an online information service for the PU industry and publisher of the weekly “PU Newsletter” and “Urethane Update”. TechnoBiz Communications is the organiser of the bi-annual exhibition PU Tech Asia, the only Southeast Asian polyurethane exhibition.

The new publication is aimed to cover all aspects of the polyurethane industry from flexible and rigid foams to composites, coatings, adhesives, elastomers, and thermoplastic polyurethanes. Besides technical papers that will cover raw materials, additives, and systems development, processing technologies and new applications, the magazine will publish interviews with leading managers of the industry, market reports, inform about conferences and fairs, and provide the latest industrial news. The central claim of the new magazine is to focus on the regional information needs and specificities of the Asian polyurethane markets.

With François Reverdy, President of, with Peram Prasada Rao, Executive Director of TechnoBiz, and with Wolfgang Friederichs, Editor-in-Chief of PU Magazine International, the Asian PU Digest team will use its long experience in the PU industry to ensure high quality information.

We hope that you enjoy our magazine which strives to offer an important tool for the Asian PU industry.

Wolfgang Friederichs,
Peram Prasada Rao,
and François Reverdy