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Silicones: Breakthroughs in medical-grade silicones at full speed

To address the need for important medical devices, new silicone technologies are being developed and made available, according to Angelica ...

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Obituary: Remembering Winston Fernandez

Winston Fernandez, co-founder of Tara Media & Communications (www.taramedia.com.my), passed away peacefully on 5 May 2021 at the age of ...

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Tyre sector gears up on sustainable rubber

The demand-supply disruption of rubber presents opportunities for tyre makers to explore novel and sustainable sources of rubber...

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Amid pandemic: growth, expansion for Malaysia’s ace glove makers

The Covid-19 pandemic, which has tipped the scales of the majority of industries, has triggered unprecedented demand for the rubber ...

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Bringing in-house eco-friendly rubber to the industry

The environmental and economic needs to increase recycling rates are the principal driving forces behind technological innovations in the 21st ...

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Synthos to build 120 kt/yr butadiene unit

Polish chemical firm Synthos has made a final investment decision for the construction of a new butadiene extraction unit with associated logistic infrastructure to be built in Plock, Poland. The commissioning of the butadiene extraction unit and first production are scheduled…

Michelin to decarbonise French tyre plant

French tyre firm Michelin has tied up in a ten-year contract with low-carbon utility company Engie to optimise energy consumption at its tyre factory in Clermont-Ferrand, central France. In addition to utilities management, the ten-year contract provides for the design and operation…

Continental to separate ContiTech and tyre businesses

In line with its restructuring, German technology firm Continental says thatits tyres business and ContiTech non-tyre rubber and plastics products sectors will be independent business units, effective 1 January. Meanwhile, it will split its Automotive Technologies branch into five business…