LANXESS uses AI in product development

LANXESS has launched a project aimed at expanding its range of prepolymers using artificial intelligence (AI). The goal is to offer customers tailor-made polyurethane systems with even shorter lead times, including for entirely new applications with different...

Malaysia cries labour shortage in glove industry

Owing to a severe labour shortage, Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association has cut its output target for this year by 3.6% to 188 billion pieces of gloves, reports Bloomberg. Though global demand for rubber gloves has been growing, producers are unable to...

Innovative carbon black from Orion Engineered Carbons

Orion Engineered Carbons, a worldwide supplier of speciality and high-performance Carbon Black, has introduced surface-modified Carbon Blacks for rubber applications. The innovative product will be presented at the 196th Technical Meeting of the Rubber Division of the...

New recycling concept from OFRU

OFRU Recycling presents a complete solvent recycling concept for use in new or existing flexographic printers. Flexographic printing machines are usually equipped with an automatic cleaning system. For each cycle of press washing, the cleaning system requires a...

Arlanxeo collaborates with Saudi’s DTVC

Arlanxeo has collaborated with Dhahran Techno Valley Company (DTVC), a wholly-owned company of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Mineral (KFUPM), to work together to develop products and applications relevant for Arlanxeo’s elastomers businesses. It will also...