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Elkem acquires Polysil

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Oslo-based materials supplier Elkem ASA has entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in leading Chinese silicone elastomer and resins material manufacturer Polysil. Read more

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Gentle packaging of breast implants

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Covestro is particularly focused on premium packaging materials for high value medical devices that meet increased requirements for mechanical protection, sterilisation and dimensional stability. Read more

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Essentra Components clarifies EPDM versus silicone confusion

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Responding to customer feedback, Essentra Components offers a simple guide to help clear up confusion over the use of EPDM versus silicone. Read more

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Silaritiy NV

Parx Plastics NV has finalised the structuring of a separate entity to market antimicrobial technologies for silicone materials. Read more

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Levasil CC production

Nouryon

Nouryon has raised production capacity for surface-modified colloidal silica at its Bohus site in Sweden. Read more

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Dow Silicones

Dow Silicones

An innovative new silicone-based technology that slashes the coefficient of friction (COF) of LDPE film has been launched by Dow Performance Silicones at Fakuma. Read more

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Shin-Etsu America has simplified the application of conductive grease for electronics cooling. Read more

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A new report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global wearable electronics market for 2018-2022. Read more

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ACEO Wacker

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The ACEO team from WACKER has opened its Open Print Lab in Burghause, where customers can experience additive manufacturing with silicone first-hand. Read more

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House of Marley Smile Jamaica Wireless Headphones

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House of Marley brings sustainable design to Bluetooth Audio, Introducing the Smile Jamaica Wireless Headphones. Read more

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Market research report publisher Technavio has compiled a decisive list of the global top five players in construction sealants from 2017 to 2021. 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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Natvar is able to offer its globally-available silicone extrusion tubing via its manufacturing facility in China. Read more

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Shin-Etsu

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Thermal requirements for silicone are growing, which is why Shin-Etsu Silicones of America has harnessed the capability of silicone TIM in its new SDP-5040-A/B gap filler. Read more

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WACKER has two new encapsulation compounds for LEDs up its sleeve for K 2016, LUMISIL 740 and LUMISIL 770. Read more

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Leading quick-turn manufacturer Proto Labs has boosted its injection moulding offering with the introduction of its rapid overmoulding service. Read more

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WACKER has unveiled its new 3D printing technology for industrial silicone additive manufacturing, positioning itself as a solutions provider for customisable silicone products for medical, biomodelling and consumer electronics. Read more

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Shin-Etsu Silicones expands RTV sales team to capitalise on advanced technology. Read more

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Shin-Etsu, has announced that it will be holding a demonstration of its moulding product in collaboration with LIMS equipment and tooling partners, which is used to manufacture silicone wrist bands. Read more

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RICO Group

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The newly-founded RICO Group - which comprises Rico Elastomere Projecting, Austria, Silcoplast, Switzerland, and SIMTEC Silicone Parts, US - has set out its values of synergy, efficiency and sustainability. Read more

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  • Elkem acquires Polysil

    via Shutterstock

    Elkem acquires Polysil

  • Gentle packaging of breast implants

    via Shutterstock

    Gentle packaging of breast implants

  • Essentra Components clarifies EPDM versus silicone confusion

    Essentra Components

    Essentra Components clarifies EPDM versus silicone confusion

    Essentra Components clear up EPDM vs. Silicone confusion with free guide

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    Silaritiy NV

    Sample from earlier trials with antimicrobial technology in LSR materials

  • Trelleborg opens silicone solutions facility in Bulgaria

    Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

    Trelleborg opens silicone solutions facility in Bulgaria

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