Bridgestone Corp. is optimising technology for using rubber granulate from scrap tires as a cement additive in geoengineering products, a company manager reported at the recent IRC 2019 conference.
The global silicone elastomers market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2% from 2019 to 2024, according to a recent report released by Smithers.
Rubber materials maker Chambroad Zhongju New Materials is to add new facilities with the capacity to produce 150 kilotonne per annum (ktpa) of bromobutyl rubber (BIIR) at its plant in Binzhou, Shandong.
3M is set to bring significant new fluoroelastomer capacity on stream in response to increasing global-market demand, according to Laurent Sportouch, the company’s key account manager Elastomers France.
Question & answer with Sage executive vice president Nick Goode about the potential impact of the fast-emerging blockchain technology on manufacturers and suppliers of tires and technical rubber products:
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machinery Systems Ltd (MHI-MS) is introducing a new range of tire-inspection systems that address the increasing trend of small-scale production of wide variety of tires.
US speciality chemicals company Trinseo SA has completed the acquisition of Dow Chemical’s latex production facilities and related infrastructure at Rheinmunster, Germany.
European Rubber Journal has launched its new look website.
Munich-based silica producer Wacker Group has opened a pyrogenic silica plant in Charleston, its first North American manufacturing site for highly dispersible pyrogenic silica.
Chinese tire maker General Science Technology plans to trial its first overseas plant in Thailand in December 2019, according to the company's first half report.