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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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Evonik builds new Hydrogen Peroxide Plant in Jilin

April 27, 2012

EVONIK Industries has just held the groundbreaking ceremony for its new hydrogen peroxide plant in China. Scheduled to go online at the end of 2013, the plant will have a production capacity of 230,000 metric tonnes per year. This additional…

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Teijin to open R&D centre in China

April 27, 2012

TEIJIN Ltd announced plans for a textile R&D centre in China. The facility will be built on the premises of its factory in Nantong, Jiangsu Province. Construction of the facility will total US$24 billion, with operations expected to start in…

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Pereira to Lead Davis-Standard’s Expansion in Asia

April 27, 2012

DAVIS-STANDARD, LLC has assigned Fred Pereira as President of Asia. The addition of Pereira is an integral part of the company’s plan to increase its presence in China and throughout the region. Davis-Standard will open a facility in Suzhou, China,…

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Developments reflect gradual shift to synthetics

April 26, 2012
Developments reflect gradual shift to synthetics

NR may lose its winning streak to synthetic rubber (SR), which has cheaper average selling prices.

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Revenue not a top agenda for bio firm

April 26, 2012
Revenue not a top agenda for bio firm

Global Bioenergies, which reported a half-year revenue of EUR100,000, for the year ended December 2011, expressed that revenue was not important at this stage, until it commercialises its products.

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Xiameter speeds up productivity

April 26, 2012
Xiameter speeds up productivity

DOW Corning has released Xiameter RBL-9200 liquid silicone rubber (LSR), a series of low viscosity products that can flow at lower pressures into intricate tool cavities. According to the company, the LSR can help rubber product fabricators shorten overall processing…

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EcoSynthetix to increase capacity

April 26, 2012
EcoSynthetix to increase capacity

US renewable chemicals firm EcoSynthetix, which produces a family of latex biobased products, has commissioned a 36,000 tonne/year-production line within its existing US facility. The firm also installed a 36,000-tonne/year line at its Dutch plant last year, bringing its total…

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Cooper-Standard invests in key technologies

April 26, 2012
Cooper-Standard invests in key technologies

COOPER Standard Automotive has acquired the patents and intellectual property rights and assets of EDC Automotive relating to thermal management technologies, product development and testing capabilities. According to the company, this investment on thermal management area will help it strengthen…

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Tyre firms expand in China

April 26, 2012
Tyre firms expand in China

GERMAN tyre firm Continental has broken ground on a US$215 million expansion of its car tyre plant in Hefei that will double the plant’s capacity by 2015. It will raise production to 16 million units/year of premium tyres – ContiComfortContact…

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Trelleborg divests diving suit business

April 26, 2012
Trelleborg divests diving suit business

IN line with its strategy to divest non-aligned operations, Swedish firm Trelleborg has sold its Sweden and Lithuania-based protective product business to US firm Ansell for SEK210 million. The firm says its core competencies in the business are material development…

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