COLOGNE, Germany–Lanxess plans to sell its remaining 50 percent stake in Arlanxeo to its joint venture partner Saudi Aramco.
BERWYN, Pa.- Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber, today has published its 2018 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report , which showcases how Trinseo is meeting or exceeding the highest standards of safety and environmental performance, and developing innovative solutions that benefit our world.
In its pursuit of more sustainable materials, Bridgestone has successfully developed what is claimed to be the world’s first polymer to bond rubber and resins at the molecular level.
This new polymer is extremely high durability, with crack resistance more than five times higher than natural rubber, abrasion resistance more than 2.5 times higher, and tensile strength more than 1.5 times higher than natural rubber, which itself has a greater destruction resistance than common synthetic rubber.
Arlanxeo is all set to strengthen its position as the world’s leading manufacturer of synthetic rubber. The company will invest EUR mid-double-digit million to modernise its production plants in Triunfo, Brazil and La Wantzenau, France. For the Brazil plant, the company will invest its facility in Triunfo, Rio Grande do Sul, to make the production of polybutadiene rubber (PBR) more flexible. The plant currently produces emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber (E-SBR), mainly used for car, truck tyres.
Hankook Tire and ARLANXEO agree on R&D partnership to develop new synthetic rubber grades and technologies for premium-performance tires.
Hankook Tire signed a second memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ARLANXEO, the world’s largest synthetic rubber producer, to co-develop synthetic rubber technologies for high-performance tires.
WASHINGTON — Volatility in raw materials prices for tires and rubber goods has moderated since last year, but is far from gone, according to manufacturers and industry analysts.
Hanover, Germany – Arlanxeo has developed a special compound for use in self-sealing tires, the synthetic rubber maker recently announced
The material, which is applied on the interior of a vehicle tire, enables punctures to be automatically sealed, said a 19 Feb company statement.
The development is in line with the requirements of future vehicles, according Frank Lückgen, global marketing director, tire, at Arlanxeo’s Tire & Specialty Rubbers business unit (BU TSR).
BERWYN, Pa.—Positive 2017 results are leading executives with materials maker Trinseo to increase guidance for 2018.
Moscow – PAO Sibur Holding has reported a significant rise in synthetic rubber sales in its operational and financial results for full year 2017.
Sales of ‘elastomers’ increased by 9.7% year-on-year to 485 kilotonnes, according to the 28 Feb statement from the Russian energy and petrochemicals major.
Sibur linked the gains to increased capacity loading at its SBS production facility in Voronezh on the back of improved market conditions.
HANNOVER, Germany — Synthetic rubber producer Arlanxeo Performance Elastomers has developed an elastomer compound that it claims seals punctures, making it ideal for use in self-sealing tires. Arlanxeo — a joint venture of Germany\’s Lanxess A.G. and Saudi Aramco of Saudi Arabia — did not disclose specifics as to the type of elastomer nor say…