Switch to

Zeon Corporation and Sumitomo Chemical Company announced that they have reached a basic agreement to commence a joint study on the possible consolidation of both companies' S-SBR businesses.

read more

LG Chem said Sunday (28 Aug 2016) it will focus on high-value petrochemicals in the basic materials business to respond to rising oversupply concerns.

read more

At K2016 the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University will highlight the topics additive manufacturing and integrative production technology in the form of a Cyber Physical Production System (CPPS) for plastics processing.

read more

Nexen Tire Corporation is growing its size abroad. As the global sales is picking up, accounting for 80% of total sales, the third-largest tire manufacturer in Korea is reorganizing the overseas sales organization and spurring to attract new customers.

read more

The environmental cost of using plastics in consumer goods and packaging is nearly four times less than if plastics were replaced with alternative materials, according to a new study by Trucost, which the American Chemistry Council (ACC) commissioned.

read more

The government has established a rubber processing plant in Banisilan, North Cotabato, raising hopes among rubber planters for processed rubber products and bigger market opportunities.

read more

Arlanxeo was established in April 2016 by Lanxess and Saudi Aramco. The joint venture today is one of the biggest global players in the field of synthetic rubber production with an extensive portfolio of rubbers for tyre and non-tyre applications.

read more

The European Commission (EU) has begun anti-dumping investigations on purified terephthalic acid (PTA) imports from Korea.

read more

At the K show the German injection moulding machine manufacturer LWB-Steinl introduces, as main innovation, the new FlexEvo machine control, which is said to set new standards in operating logic and process precision. 

read more

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Sri Lanka Tire Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2021" report to their offering.

read more

On 9 August 2016 the Dätwyler Holding AG signed an agreement to take over the German company Ott (which consists of Ott GmbH & Co. KG and Ott Geschäftsführungs GmbH). The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

read more