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May 22, 2017 | Product News

Evonik’s New PA 12 Meets Stringent EN 45545 Fire Protection Standard

A new grade of polyamide 12 from Evonik meets the stringent EN 45545 fire protection standard for rail vehicles. VESTAMID® LX9115 polyamide 12 is flame retardant and is distinguished by low toxicity...

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Mar 23, 2017 | Industry News

Evonik Breaks Ground for Stretched PMMA Sheet Plant for Aviation Industry

Evonik marked the start of construction of a new stretching and polishing plant at Weiterstadt site with a groundbreaking ceremony. With this Evonik’s Performance Materials Segment will become a...

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Mar 9, 2017 | Industry News

Lightweight Composites for Automotive: Evonik/Forward Engineering Form JV

Evonik Industries and Forward Engineering have established joint venture VESTARO GmbH. The two companies intend to drive forward the implementation of composite solutions for the industrial mass...

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Feb 9, 2017 | Industry News

Non-breakable Sport Glasses Frame: Enduring Performance by Transparent PA

At MIDO 2017 in Milan Italy, Evonik will demonstrate its new application for the sport glasses’ frame manufactured with transparent TROGAMID® polyamide. This high-performance plastic results long...

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Jan 25, 2017 | Industry News

Cost-effective Mass-production of Complex Molded Composites Parts: New Technology

Evonik has developed new technology for mass-production of complex molded composite parts for automotive industry at reasonable price. These parts are around 75% lighter than traditional steel...

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Apr 10, 2017 | Industry News

Evonik Supports Development of Innovative Virtual Cars

Driven by trends around efficiency and design, Evonik Industries offered its broad portfolio of metal- and rubber-replacing plastics for automotive industry. Evonik’s unique technologies help reduce...

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Mar 20, 2017 | Industry News

Evonik's PEEK Helps Tissue-to-bone Re-attachment with Fewer Suture Anchors

Evonik’s VESTAKEEP® PEEK was selected as the material of choice for use in the KATORTM Suture Anchor System, which has been used in its first surgical cases in rotator cuff repair and Achilles...

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Feb 15, 2017 | Industry News

PMMA Multilayer Films: Evonik Boosts Design Freedom with New Production Plant

Evonik has approved construction on a new production plant for high-quality flat films made from multi-layer polymethyl methacrylate. Multi-layered PMMA films are used in medical technology, window...

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Feb 7, 2017 | Product News

Biodegradable Polymers for Medical Device from Evonik Receive ISO 13485 Certification

Evonik’s RESOMER® brand of biodegradable polymers for medical device (MD) applications is now certified to the ISO 13485 standard, which specifically governs MD products. The bio-absorbable polymers...

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Jan 17, 2017 | Industry News

Transparent Polyamide-based IMPLEX Technology for Eyeglasses Frames by Evonik

Evonik will be at this year’s MIDO in Milan, Italy, presenting an innovative technology for manufacturing eyeglasses frames: IMPLEX is based on TROGAMID®, a transparent, high-performance plastic...

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