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Jun 20, 2017 | Industry News

WACKER Opens Silicones R&D Center to Support Product Development in N. America

WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, officially opened its Silicones R&D Center located in Ann Arbor, MI. New R&D center for silicones will target electronics, health and medical care...

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Jun 16, 2017 | Product News

Covestro’s Medical Polyurethane Range Fulfills OEM’s Stringent Demands: MD&M East

OEMs depend on polyurethane raw materials from Covestro LLC for medical applications. Recently, Covestro highlighted its thermoplastic polyurethane films and more for healthcare applications at MD&M...

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Jun 2, 2017 | Product News

DNV GL Certification for Covestro’s New PUR Resin for Enriched Wind Blades

Covestro has received the important DNV GL certification in China for one of the cost competitive composite components – a newly developed polyurethane resin that improves the quality of wind blades...

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May 24, 2017 | Industry News

Dow Advances Strategic Innovation Agenda with Silicone Investments in Saudi Arabia

Dow Chemical Company has recently signed agreement for silicones investments in Saudi Arabia. The proposed silicones investment will gear towards markets such as automotive, medical devices, home...

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May 9, 2017 | Industry News

PUR Encapsulants to Protect Underwater LED Lighting Unit from Immersion Attack

Electrolube has recently designed an encapsulation resin for underwater LED lighting unit for an Australian company. The resin can withstand both fresh and salt water ingress and could resist attack...

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Jun 20, 2017 | Product News

Biosuccinium®-based Polyurethanes for Sustainable Auto Products: Reverdia at PSE Europe

Reverdia will join leading polyurethanes (PU) manufacturers to display a range of biomaterials at PSE Europe 2017 in Munich, Germany. These innovative Biosuccinium®-based polyurethanes have a...

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Jun 12, 2017 | Industry News

Recycling Plastics from End-of-life Vehicles into Foams with Coconut Oil

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering team reports that the plastic components in end-of-life vehicles can be recycled with coconut oil and re-used as foams for the automotive, construction and...

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May 29, 2017 | Industry News

German Designer Creates Furniture Using Covestro’s Sustainable PC & PUR

Thomas Schnur has created a one of a kind piece, named “The Factory of Ideas” using a range of innovative and sustainable materials to showcase Covestro’s product portfolio – much of which is used...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro Brings Polyurethane & Polycarbonate Options for Industrial 3D Printing

Covestro is bringing new material options to the 3D printing industry based on its polyurethane and polycarbonate chemistries. New product technologies will be ideal for medical, electrical and...

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Apr 25, 2017 | Industry News

Innovative Antimicrobial Silicone by KTU Scientists: Discussions with Investors to Start Soon

Researchers develop silicone that has antimicrobial effect both on gram-positive and on gram-negative microbial strains and fungi. It can be used in hospitals, health care centers and in other...

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