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Key factors for choosing silicone solutions in medical device lubrication

Key factors for choosing silicone solutions in medical device lubrication

There are no lagging moments for the medical devices market worldwide, as demand is growing, against the backdrop of expanding healthcare expenditure as a result of universal healthcare reforms; as we

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Challenges beget opportunities; Sri Lanka on the road to growth

Challenges beget opportunities; Sri Lanka on the road to growth

Various industries that are reliant on high performance and quality rubbers are advancing at a past pace. Today, opportunities and challenges, alike, are shaping...

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Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

No-flat tyres were almost inconceivable with the proliferation of the ubiquitous pneumatic tyres. However, with the advent of airless tyres, the..

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Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic rubber company Arlanxeo appointed Joosang Kim as Managing Director of Arlanxeo Singapore Pte Ltd, effective 1 February 2018. He replaces Georges Barbey...

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Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Robotics designs have diversified from rigid to flexible, in a bid to make a new breed of agile robots that mimic the locomotion...

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Synthetic Rubber: Rubbers go the extra mile for green tyres

Synthetic Rubber: Rubbers go the extra mile for green tyres

Advancements in synthetic rubbers contribute to the tyres’ potential to enhance fuel economy of vehicles...

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Demand for rubber processing chemicals projected to rise 4.7%

June 27, 2012

Worldwide demand for rubber processing chemicals is projected to rise 4.7% year through 2015 and reach 1.35 million tonnes, according to a report published by Reportlinker.com. The increase will be driven by ongoing robust growth in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly…

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Indian tyre market to grow 12% next 3 years

June 27, 2012

Research and Markets estimates the tire market in India will grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% between 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for automobile products. The…

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TPJ signs MOU with Jingdong Rubber

June 27, 2012

Kottayam-based rubber products manufacturing company TPJ Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s Jingdong Rubber to set up a white reclaim rubber production unit with an annual capacity of 1,200 tonnes in Kerala. White reclaim rubber is made…

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4-ADPA Patent Issue Resolved

June 27, 2012

Solutia, Jiangsu Sinorgchem Technology and Korea Kumho Petrochemical announced that they have reached a global settlement to resolve all disputes among them involving Solutia’s patents for processes to produce 4-ADPA, a chemical intermediate used to make rubber antidegradants. Under the…

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Sumitomo bolsters rubber output at Saudi Arabia plant

June 27, 2012
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Sumitomo Chemical announced that its Rabigh II Project in Saudi Arabia has been approved. The company will move ahead by finalizing various project elements, such as agreements for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and other project contracts, as well as…

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Matriplast to use Kraiburg’s Thermolast in medical products

June 27, 2012
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German TPE specialist Kraiburg TPE’s Thermolast M product range will soon be used in medical products made in Bolivia – Matriplast S.A. based in La Paz will use this advanced product to manufacture high-quality infusion bag closures for the South…

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Mediprene TPE offers alternative to rubber in plunger seals for single-use syringes

June 27, 2012
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Producing consistent, quality products in a cost-efficient manner with fast cycle times; this is the challenge facing the medical device manufacturer of high volume, disposable devices. ELASTO are helping customers achieve this with the development of Mediprene thermoplastic elastomers (TPE)…

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Daikin builds fluoro-rubber project in Changshu

June 21, 2012

Daikin Industries is building new fluoro-rubber capacity in Changshu, China. It was originally scheduled to come on stream in January 2013 but local reports suggest that it may be delayed until mid-year. The company said in July 2011 that it…

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Lanxess India experiences weak Q2 demand

June 21, 2012

While the demand in Q1 2012 was “okay”, the next quarter has seen no growth, the impact of which may be seen in the coming months, said Dr Datta Prasad Talekar, Senior Executive Director, Lanxess India Pvt Ltd. Current problems…

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Eaton acquires Polimer Kauçuk Sanayi ve Pazarlama

June 20, 2012
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Polimer Kauçuk Sanayi ve Pazarlama’s primary markets include construction, mining, agriculture, oil and gas, manufacturing, food and beverage, and chemicals

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