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10. Feb. 2015 | 07:04 Uhr
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Orion announces Mark Leigh as new head of rubber carbon black

Orion Engineered Carbons in Luxembourg, a supplier of specialty and high-performance carbon black, announced Mark Leigh as Senior Vice President, Rubber Carbon Black, effective immediately. In this role he will provide leadership to the business line on a worldwide basis.Weiterlesen...

09. Feb. 2015 | 09:45 Uhr
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Styron completes change of company name to Trinseo

Styron headquartered in Berwyn, USA, announced it has changed its name to Trinseo, effective February 1, 2015. The name Trinseo comes from the word „intrinsic,“ meaning something is essential and belonging by its nature.Weiterlesen...

05. Feb. 2015 | 07:00 Uhr
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Uzbekistan to construct US$ 184m rubber products plant

The President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution „On measures on organization of construction of rubber products plant in the territory of free industrial zone Angren“ on 4 December 2014. Investment costs for the production site are planned to be US$ 184 million, reported the website uzdaily.com on December 22, 2014.Weiterlesen...

03. Feb. 2015 | 07:08 Uhr
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Trelleborgvibracoustic: Frank Müller to become new CEO

Frank Müller will become the new CEO of the joint venture Trelleborgvibracoustic in Darmstadt, Germany. He will assume his position June 1, 2015. He succeeds Hans-Jürgen Goslar who is retiring during the first quarter of 2016.Weiterlesen...

28. Jan. 2015 | 07:09 Uhr
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Silcotech and Dow Corning introduce step-change in LSR processing

Silcotech in Bolton, Canada, a liquid injection molding (LIM) processor, is showcasing with Dow Corning at MD&M West, USA, in February 2015, a step-change in liquid silicone rubber (LSR) processing made possible, in part, by Dow Corning‘s LSR technology. It is suitable for medical device manufacturers.Weiterlesen...

21. Jan. 2015 | 07:06 Uhr
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Demand for Industrial Rubber Products to rise 6.6% annually

Industry market research company Freedonia in Cleveland, USA, has published a new study „World Industrial Rubber Products“. It says worldwide demand for industrial rubber products is projected to rise a healthy 6.6 percent annually to $158 billion in 2018.Weiterlesen...

16. Jan. 2015 | 07:09 Uhr
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Hyundai Oilbank goes into carbon black trade

Korea Joongang Daily reported, Hyundai Oilbank has launched a carbon black business as part of a plan to expand in the current climate of falling international oil prices. Hyundai is the first company to start a carbon black business among Korean oil refiners.Weiterlesen...

15. Jan. 2015 | 07:01 Uhr
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IRSG: World Rubber demand is forecast to increase

The December 2014 edition of the World Rubber Industry Outlook (WRIO) published by the International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) in Singapore is now available and contains three economic scenarios (IMF, Downside and Oil Price). World total rubber demand is forecast to increase at 1.8% and 4.1% in 2015 and 2016 respectively.Weiterlesen...

09. Jan. 2015 | 11:08 Uhr
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Thailand's minister says rubber price is recovering from crisis

Thailand‘s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC) Amnuy Patisae has stated that the rubber price situation has passed the critical point, while the government is promoting domestic rubber consumption and rubber market management.Weiterlesen...

08. Jan. 2015 | 07:05 Uhr
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Honeywell has opened protective gloves facility in China

U.S. based company Honeywell has opened its largest manufacturing facility for protective gloves in Nantong, China. Investment was US$15 million for this phase one project. The new facility has an estimated annual production capacity of more than 60 million pairs of protective gloves.Weiterlesen...