Category: Feature

Wacker opens EUR40 mn R&D centre/hq in the US

German silicones maker Wacker Chemie has opened a new regional Innovation Centre based in Michigan, US. The research building, which will develop high-margin biotech and silicone specialties for high-tech applications in key industries, will also serve as the headquarters of Wacker’s…

Goodyear to develop dandelion rubber in US

Tyre firm Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has entered into a multi-year, multi-million-dollar program supported by the US Department of Defense (DoD), the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) and BioMADE to work with Ohio-based Farmed Materials to develop a domestic source…