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Recycling: Finding ways to recycle rubber

In the lead-up to the K trade fair 2022, industry association VDMA provides an interview with Daniela Dingfelder, COO of ...

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Glove Sector: Highs and lows in the endemic stage

As we witness the tail-end of the Covid-19 pandemic, are the glory days of glove sales over, asks Angelica Buan ...

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Tyres: Moving closer to an air-free tyres future

In response to a rising trend for safe and environmentally friendly transportation, more tyre makers are jumping on board the ...

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Smarter way to process rubber with ECO range from Barwell

Rubber processing machinery maker Barwell Global Ltd has recently introduced the next generation of Barwell Preformers. The ECO-NXrange of Industry ...

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Glove sector gains an upper hand in PPE market

Consumption for rubber gloves has gone up amid workplace safety concerns and the management of emerging infectious diseases like the ...

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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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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…

Arlanxeo debottlenecks German HNBR plant by 10%

Arlanxeo says it is strengthening its position as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of synthetic rubber by investing in its HNBR (hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber) plant in Leverkusen, Germany. The investment re-emphasises Arlanxeo’s commitment towards upgrading applications in automotive systems, oil exploration,…