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...

LANXESS sells chrome chemicals business

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is selling its chrome chemicals business to Brother Enterprises, a Chinese leather chemicals producer. The transaction is still subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities. LANXESS expects to complete the planned...

Birla Carbon changes North America price index

Birla Carbon will change all North America contract price formulas from August 1, 2019. The long-used index up to this date, U.S. Gulf Coast High Sulfur Fuel Oil, will change to U.S. Gulf Coast 0.5 percent Sulfur Fuel Oil. Feedstock to make carbon black is sourced...

New technology from LANXESS enables injection molding

Adiprene C930, a unique Low Free MDI based cast urethane from speciality chemicals company LANXESS, has just proven as an appropriate material for being processed via injection molding. The Korean company Autox developed a production process that allows cast...

Indian Railways thriving market for rubber products

By Rajkumar Makwana The Indian Railways offers the biggest market for finished rubber products in the government sector with procurement costs of approx. Rs. 500 billion annually for different spares of which rubber goods account for almost Rs. 350 billion The Indian...