Santoprene still growing after 40 years
Nexen breaks ground on Ohio technical center
Wacky World of Rubber: Follow the bouncing ball
Desma articulates industry goals during open house
FRIDINGEN, Germany—Desma aims to become "a solution provider for production and services and a partner for integrated production and business processes," according to Martin Schuermann, managing director of the Fridingen-based rubber...
Zinc Oxide acquires Zochem
DICKSON, Tenn.—After building itself up for four years, Zinc Oxide is ready to take the next big leap. It acquired Zochem in a deal that is projected to create the largest supplier of zinc oxide in North America.
Goodyear chemical plant earns safety certification
HOUSTON—Goodyear's Houston chemical plant earned certification to Voluntary Protect Program Star Status by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration.
Yokohama Rubber celebrates 100 years
TOKYO—Yokohama Rubber celebrated its 100th anniversary Oct. 13.
Songwon Industrial names exclusive European distributor
ULSAN, South Korea—Songwon Industrial, a manufacturer of polymer stabilizers, and Lehmann & Voss & Co., a chemical company based in Hamburg, Germany, entered an exclusive distribution partnership for fuel and lubricants antioxidants.
Camso rolls out new forklift, construction tires
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Magog, Quebec-based Camso introduced a new generation of construction and forklift tires, along with a new technique of selling forklift tires, during a week-long rollout in Charlotte.
Forbo to pay $88 million in French antitrust case
BAAR, Switzerland—Forbo will pay an $88.4 million fine as a result of antitrust proceedings against major flooring systems manufacturers in France, the Swiss company said.
NewAge goes green with zero waste
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa.—NewAge Industries recently celebrated a significant green achievement: It's now a zero-waste organization.
DowDuPont is self-aware as it grows in plastics
CHICAGO—Even as it expands production capacity, materials maker DowDuPont is working to improve the image of plastics.
China's Black Cat to build carbon black research institute
QINGDAO, China—Black Cat is planning to break ground on a research institute in Qingdao by the end of this year.
KraussMaffei adds $3 million technical center in Kentucky
FLORENCE, Ky.—KraussMaffei has created a new innovation center at its U.S. headquarters, a $3 million project designed to help the company help its customers.
EU project to make polyols from steel-plant CO2
LEVERKUSEN, Germany—Covestro is leading a cross-sectoral consortium that will investigate how flue gas from the steel industry can be used to produce polymer materials in an efficient and sustainable way.