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LANXESS’s Rhein Chemie business unit combines rubber and colorant specialties

Following the acquisition of U.S. firm Chemtura in April this year, specialty chemicals company LANXESS has revised its organizational structure.

Bridgestone develops airless bicycle tires

Bridgestone Corp., together with Bridgestone Cycle Co., Ltd., has developed an airless bicycle tire as part of its "air free concept" technology.

New developments in SSBR

At the Tire Technology Expo 2017 in Hannover Arlanxeo will highlight its latest products and technologies.


South Asia's first halogenated butyl rubber unit to be built in India

Reliance Sibur Elastomers Private Limited announced plans for setting up South Asia's first halogenated butyl rubber unit.

Rubber giant opened its headquarters in the Netherlands

Arlanxeo Holding B.V. officially opened its new corporate headquarters in Maastricht.

Arlanxeo - new rubber joint venture

Lanxess and Saudi Aramco rubber joint venture to be launched on April 1, 2016, under the name Arlanxeo.

Global market for synthetic rubber

More than 12.6 million tonnes per year of different types of rubbers are consumed worldwide, according to Ceresana study.

Lanxess additives at Tire Technology Expo 2016 in Hanover

The Rhein Chemie Additives (ADD) business unit of Cologne-based company Lanxess is presenting itself in top form at the Tire Technology Expo 2016.

Lanxess raises prices for chloroprene rubber and adhesives

The High Performance Elastomers business unit of specialty chemicals company Lanxess will globally raise its prices for chloroprene rubber and adhesive grades.

Azelis to represent Robinson Brothers in Germany for rubber applications

Azelis announced a new distribution agreement with Robinson Brothers, one of UK's largest independent manufacturers of specialty organic chemicals.

Russian Dandelions as a source of natural rubber for Sumitomo

Sumitomo Rubber Industries has been examining the potential of Russian Dandelions as a new, alternative source of natural rubber.

Synthetic rubber market expected to grow

Synthetic rubber market is expected to reach USD 45,767.1 million, expanding at CAGR of 5.1% from 2015 to 2023, according to Transparency Market Research.

Solvay launches production of highly dispersible silica in Poland

Solvay is hosting a ceremony to mark the production launch of Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS) at its new state-of-the-art plant in Wloclawek, Poland.

Lanxess at the International Rubber Conference 2015

At International Rubber Conference in Nurnberg Lanxess presents innovative solutions for the entire rubber industry.

Vehicle fleet operators save fuel using green tires

"Green tires" reduce the fuel consumption of vehicles by as much as 7 percent in urban traffic and can save fleet operators thousands of euros every year.