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    2. 40 industry organisations call to postpone Substances of Concern in Products (SCIP) database in Europe

      Brussels, 21 September - ETRMA and a coalition of 39 industry organisations wrote a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen calling for decisive action to solve implementation issueswithin the EU Waste Framework Directive (WFD), specifically the Substances of Concern in Products (SCIP) database.The signatories representing a very significant part of the European Economy request urgent resolution of implementation issues in a database designed to support the circular ...
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    3. Michelin and BlackCycle: A major European project for recycling end-of-life tires into new tires

      Officially funded by the EU in May 2020, the BlackCycle partners are pleased to announce the launch of the project today. The BlackCycle project involves 13 organisations1 in a unique European public-private partnership that will demonstrate the technical, environmental, and economic viability of world-first circular processes. The consortium will develop specific solutions to produce sustainable raw materials for tyres: ELT collection and feedstock selection, pyrolysis2 optimisation, oil refining and valorisation ...
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    4. Elastomers for Sustainability Top 10

      The top entries for the inaugural staging of ERJs new Elastomers for Sustainability initiative has now been decided by our judging panel led by leading experts in the field of polymer science technology. E4S is an industry-first sustainability initiative, designed to highlight significant advances for end-user sectors including automotive, tires, automotive components, construction, consumer, industrial and medical.
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    5. Orion Engineered Carbons Commissions New Air Emissions Controls at U.S. Facility

      HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that it has successfully completed a significant upgrade of its emissions controls at its plant in Orange, Texas. As a result of these actions, the site complies with strengthened environmental standards which reduce the sites emission permits for NOx and SO2 by 2,300 metric tons of air pollutant ...
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    6. Halcyon Agri founding chief executive Robert Meyer retires

      NATURAL rubber supplier Halcyon Agri Corporation on Monday said its founding chief executive officer (CEO) Robert Meyer, as well as chief corporate officer Pascal Demierre, retired on Friday. Taking over from Mr Meyer as CEO is David Li Xuetao, the former CEO of GMG Global. He has more than 20 years of experience in the tyre, synthetic rubber and natural rubber business, mainboard-listed Halcyon Agri said in a regulatory update ...
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    7. Australian Engineers Create Recyclable Rubber Polymer to be Used in the Construction Industry

      The versatile new material can be used both on its own, like regular rubber, or mixed with other materials to create a large variety of composites. According to the Australian researchers behind the invention, once the useful life of the product is over, the material can then be recycled almost indefinitely. Made from sulphur and canola oil, the polymer doesnt melt, but can be broken down and reformed by applying ...
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    8. Orion breaks ground at Cologne logistics center

      Orion breaks ground at Cologne logistics center
      Orion Engineered Carbons has broken ground for a logistics center at its manufacturing plant in Cologne, Germany. The warehouse for the supplier of carbon black, which is used for various rubber products including tires, will cover 8,850 m2 and have the capacity for 12,400 pallets. Built by construction company Goldbeck, the building will have eight truck docks, and about 100 trucks will pass through the gates every day.
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    9. Trinseo first quarter sales fall 18%

      Berwyn, Pennsylvania Trinseo SAs synthetic rubber (SR) business has reported a double-digit decline in first quarter sales due in part to Covid-19. Over the three months to end of March, segments sales fell 18% to $102 million (94million) while earnings (adjusted EBITDA) grew 36% to $15 million. The company linked the decrease in sales to a volume decline of 8% as customers cancelled solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) orders due ...
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    10. Orion reports sharp declines in rubber black sales

      Houston, Texas Orion Engineered Carbons has posted decreases in first quarter rubber black sales and volumes and expects a larger Covid-19 impact on the segment in the second quarter. Rubber carbon black volumes decreased by 11%, year on year to 177 kilotonnes, over the three months to end of March, due to a sharp decline in sales as tire and auto manufacturers idled plants from mid-March.
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    11. Analysis: Rubber mixing plants of the future

      LONDONRubber mixers will have to become more automated and part of "holistic" production set-ups to deal with complexity in both the materials being processed and end use markets, according to Andreas Limper, a senior executive of HF Mixing Group. There is a continuing rise in the number and types of tires required by the automotive industry as it brings more and more car models onto the market, Limper noted at ...
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    12. Cabot cuts rubber-blacks production in Europe

      Cabot cuts rubber-blacks production in Europe
      Boston, Massachusetts Cabot Corp. has reduced rubber-black volumes in Europe in response to soft market conditions and aggressive pricing, the company has informed ERJ. We opted not to pursue certain contracts [in Europe] due to the pricing structure, meaning we do not have to manufacture for those contracts, Cabot explained in a 19 Feb written statement.
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    13. Vegan material reduces CO2 during tyre production

      Vegan material reduces CO2 during tyre production
      Speciality chemicals company Lanxess has added a plant-based raw material variant to the Aktiplast PP product range produced by its Rhein Chemie business unit. These processing promoters for polymer blends are used in the production of tyres and a wide range of technical rubber articles. Aktiplast PP-veg, which is based on renewable raw materials, was developed specifically in response to a customer requirement from Asia.
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    14. Kraton expands line with pine-based alternatives

      Kraton expands line with pine-based alternatives
      CLEVELANDKraton Corp.'s newest products have a similar feel, and that's a good thing. The firm unveiled its Sylvatraxx 8000 tread enhancement additives grades, which it said are designed to optimize the balance between wet traction and rolling resistance in silica-filled passenger car tire treads, specifically for high-performance all-season tires.
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