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silbione-biomedical

Silicones, owing to their unique qualities, enhance the efficiency of advanced medical technologies...

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Malaysian gloves makers ready to meet demand amid nCoV spread; donates gloves to Wuhan

(UPDATED) - The Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (MARGMA), which comprised of Malaysian rubber glove manufacturers and associated ...

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Green Rubber: Tyre makers rally for sustainable “white gold” material

Tyre makers are affirming their commitment to sustainable natural rubber sourcing while helping weed out unethical and environmentally unsound practices ...

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Silicones: Injecting innovations to advance opportunities in LSR

Leading global LSR solution providers are driving the billion-dollar medical devices and automotive markets with new innovations and technologies, with ...

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Technology/Machinery at K2019

German speciality chemicals firm Lanxess’s Rhein Chemie business unit will be showcasing new masterbatches from the Rhenogran product series. Aramid ...

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Latex: Asian rubber industry beats the odds

The world needs rubber and the region’s largest natural rubber producers, currently encumbered in price volatility and production deficiencies, are ...

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Wacker formulates tin-free catalyst

GERMANY-based chemicals company Wacker Chemie A.G has developed a tin-free catalyst for two-part, room temperature-curing silicone rubber grades designed for encapsulation and mould-making applications. Elastosil Catalyst NEO is developed for use with the condensation-curing base components of Elastosil M rubber…

Nokian to lay off workers in Finland

THE statutory negotiations at Nokian Tyres Finnish factory ended on 17 December 2012. Improving productivity and adjusting production will be executed mainly with temporary lay-offs; in addition 28 production workers and officials will be laid off permanently. The car tyre…

World Rubber Week in Singapore

Themed, “The Road Ahead, Bleak or Bright?” the Summit will examine how world leaders and global CEOs are adjusting to the rapidly changing world economy and new paradigm occurring globally that may impact the rubber industry.