Dow launches SILASTIC LTC 9400 Series LSR

Dow has launched SILASTIC LTC 9400 Series Liquid Silicone Rubbers (LSRs) as part of the full portfolio of high-performance SILASTIC silicone elastomers. This improved low-temperature cure LSR opens the material to new applications across a wide range of industries,...

Indian Rubber Board organises training in rubber cultivation

The Rubber Board, India is organising a five-day training in rubber cultivation at Rubber Training Institute, Kottayam, Kerala from October 14-18, 2019. The course content includes modern planting materials, planting techniques, manuring, pest and disease control,...

ARLANXEO ramps-up sales of Keltan KSA

Leading synthetic elastomers company ARLANXEO has successfully ramped-up its sales of EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) rubber, produced in Saudi Arabia and marketed under the brand name Keltan KSA through the course of 2019. Marketing and sales were based on...

Australian tyre recycler to set up plants in South Africa

Australian tyre recycler Green Distillation Technologies has signed an agreement worth up to $50 million to establish up to five tyre recycling plants in South Africa. It has the technology to turn old tyres into oil, carbon and steel. Trevor Bayley, Chief Operating...

ReeL project of Lanxess wins award

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has won the first prize in the nationwide Responsible Care competition of the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI) for the project ‘Resource-efficient manufacturing of leather chemicals’ (ReeL). Responsible Care is...

Toyo Tire’s Serbian plant to start production by January 2022

Japan’s Toyo Tire Corporation’s first European plant in Indija, Serbia, will start production by January 2022. Toyo plans to break ground in May 2020 at the site. The tyre company will invest $450 million to build a passenger and light truck tire plant...