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Chemours and Safic-Alcan expand distribution agreement

Chemours International Operations Sàrl and Safic-Alcan expand long-standing EMEA distribution agreement for Viton and Viton FreeFlow

TPEs with adhesion to EPDM

Kraiburg TPE has identified an increasing demand for TPE compounds for high-quality exterior applications and has speeded up its application-specific development of efficient TPE solutions for this industry.

KRAIBURG TPE to Exhibit at NPE 2018

KRAIBURG TPE, the global competence leader in thermoplastic elastomer compounds will be participating at NPE 2018, the National Plastics Exposition. This exhibition will be held on May 7-11, 2018 at the Orange County Convention center in Orlando, Florida.


DSM announces global price increases for high performance plastics

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that significant and continuing cost increases of main raw materials.

Kraiburg TPE strengthens its business location in Germany

Kraiburg TPE opens new extrusion line in Waldkraiburg, Germany.

TPEs for Medical and Pharmaceutical Markets

With the development of THERMOLAST M the manufacturer KRAIBURG TPE offers compounds that are approved for use in direct contact with blood and medications.

DSM sharpens focus on Additive Manufacturing

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces a new approach for its additive manufacturing (AM) activities.

Silicone rubber for medical applications

At COMPAMED, the international tradeshow for the medical supplier industry, Munich-based chemical group WACKER will be showcasing its new ELASTOSIL LR 5040 line of liquid silicone rubber grades.

Tepex from LANXESS in lightweight automotive design

Local reinforcement of injection-molded SUV front ends by using 50 percent lighter than steel inserts.

Strong adhesion from the very start

New TPE series for 2-component automotive applications with EPDM from Karaiburg TPE.

 K celebrates its 65th anniversary

On 11. October 1952, 65 years ago to the day, Messe Düsseldorf opened the first K – the trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry.

PolyOne Celebrates 10 Years in Poland

To help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of its facility in Kutno, Poland, PolyOne welcomed customers to an afternoon of dialogue about the future of manufacturing in Poland.

New materials and consistent customer orientation

Kraiburg TPE at Fakuma 2017: Hall B5, Booth 5303

New TPE compounds for premium lifestyle products

Excellent adhesion in two-component applications with polyamide resins.

UV-stable, high-flow TPVs for automotive parts

Low-fogging Sarlink 6700 series compounds from Teknor Apex provide consumer appeal in auto interiors and can also be used in custom color-matched exterior parts.