LANXESS launches finishing agents for high-quality leather

The Leather business unit at specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its portfolio for the leather industry with the addition of HYDRHOLAC CL-20 Emulsion and OPTI-MATT AD-20 Duller. The two new binders for finishing high-quality automotive leather were...

JK launches BLAZE range of two-wheelers tyres

JK Tyre & Industries Ltd announced the launch of the advertisement campaign for its BLAZE range of two-wheelers tyres. Equipped with built-in hybrid technology, the BLAZE tyres have been developed for premium high performance experience, a trait that has become...

African tyre market forecast to touch $8 bn by 2022

The tyre market in Africa is projected to surpass $8 billion by 2022, according to latest report by Research and Markets. Replacement tyres accounted for the majority share in Africa tyre market over the past few years, and the same trend is anticipated to continue in...

KUSAM-MECO launches 3 new innovative products

KUSAM-MECO, an ISO 9001:2008 Company based in Mumbai, India, has introduced three new products — AC/DC TRMS Digital Clampmeter, professional grade Solar Power Meter and Clampmeter. The new AC/DC TRMS Digital Clampmeter Model KM 2777 has features, functions and...

LANXESS to invest EUR 100 million in capacity expansion

The Advanced Industrial Intermediates, the business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, plans to invest some EUR 100 million in expanding production facilities for chemical intermediates. Around EUR 40 million each will be invested in the Leverkusen and...

Zeon, Sumitomo S-SBR joint venture starts operations

ZS Elastomers Co. Ltd. (ZSE), a solution styrene-butadiene rubber (S-SBR) joint venture between Zeon Corp. and Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., has commenced operations. Having already obtained regulatory approvals or clearance on the business consolidation both in Japan...