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VELOX, an IMCD company, has announced its distribution partnership with the global company Porcher Industries in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, the UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Spain and Portugal. Read more

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Bridgestone Corporation announces the world’s first polymer to bond rubber and resins at the molecular level. Read more

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Over the next three years, Arlanxeo will invest a mid double-digit million sum to modernise its production sites in Triunfo, Brazil and La Wantzenau, France. Read more

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Enviro has delivered recovered carbon black to Volvo Cars via AnVa Polytech's environmental rubber compound for two years. Read more

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Trinseo has launched a Soft-Touch Plastics Portfolio for automotive applications. Read more

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Kraiburg will display its specialism in Thermoplastic Elastomer technologies and applications at NPE2018 in Orlando Florida. Read more

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PLAST2018 is expecting a large number of delegates to its event in May this year, with “thousands of operators” pre-registered in the first two months. Read more

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Arlanxeo has developed a self-sealing tyre compound to advance lightweighting for electric cars. Read more

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BioCote, an antimicrobials specialist, and Unigloves, a gloves manufacturer, have joined up to target cross contamination on medical hand garment surfaces. Read more

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Waste Free Oceans is pioneering a project to prevent plastic particles passing into fluvial-marine transit. Read more

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The world's biggest plastics processing event is celebrating a major milestone, as K has turned 65. Read more

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German chemical specialist LanXess has announced a transfer of divisions for its rubber and colourant businesses, absorbing them into Rhein Chemie. Read more

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Dow Polyurethanes has launched an addition to its Hyperlast Elastomers family, developed to overcome the upcoming regulatory ban of MbOCA in polyurethane elastomers in Europe. Read more

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Flexan focuses on the European market for medical technology by opening sales office in Germany. Read more

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Kraiburg has announced the death of shareholder Peter Schmidt, who steered the TPE firm for over 40 years. Read more

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Successful certification of Medalist elastomers will allow US firm Teknor Apex to supply East Asia. Read more

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Arlanxeo will introduce its new SSBR grades, which it says reduce tyres’ rolling resistance, at Tire Tech Expo this week. Read more

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Times may be uncertain for Russia both politically and economically, but the plastics industry could provide an oasis of stability. Read more

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LANXESS and Saudi Aramco have announced the name of their synthetic rubber venture ARLANXEO, which will launch on April 1st 2016. Read more

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The VDMA has reported that the German plastics and rubber machinery industry enjoyed five per cent growth in 2015, with global demand counterbalancing a domestic decline. Read more

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