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K 2019: New solid silicone rubber for improved fire safety

K 2019: New solid silicone rubber for improved fire safety

Wacker will be presenting a new flame-retardant solid silicone rubber for the rail industry at K 2019, the 21st International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber. Elastosil R 771 meets the fire-safety codes applicable for all rolling stock in the European Union since 2018. T


New EU rules to reduce marine litter

New EU rules to reduce marine litter

Marine Litter continues to dominate the media, now the European Commission is responding to the discussion. To tackle the plastic waste in the oceans and seas, the Commision proposes new regulations for the reduction of plastic waste.


The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics

The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics

The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, adopted yesterday, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy. It will protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the Future of Europe.


EU to probe Chinese tire dumping

EU to probe Chinese tire dumping

The European Commission has started antidumping investigation proceedings concerning imports of new and retreaded truck and bus tires from China.


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