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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.

Arlanxeo opens new Keltan Quality Control Laboratory

Arlanxeo has opened a state-of-the-art Manufacturing Quality Control Laboratory at the Chemelot site in Geleen, The Netherlands.

Hexpol TPE announce expansion in North America

Hexpol TPE has announced further expansion to their global capabilities with the start-up of TPE production and product development in North America.

At K 2016 Arlanxeo shows exceptional solutions that enhance our lives

The company highlights how its wide range of High Performance Elastomers can be found everywhere during K 2016.

Albis adds new healthcare product to its portfolio

Albis Plastic adds Texin RxT TPU from Covestro to its healthcare product portfolio.

PolyOne acquires certain TPE assets from Kraton

PolyOne Corporation announced it has acquired certain technologies and assets from Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.

Hexpol TPE presents its solutions at Plastpol 2015

Hexpol TPE will be exhibiting for the first time at this year’s Plastpol exhibition.