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  • Thomas: Data is the missing link in EU circular economy

    DUESSELDORF, Germany—The European Commission will require accurate and reliable data if it is to have any chance of reaching the step-change in resource efficiency targeted by its circular economy policy, according to the CEO of Covestro.

  • Trinseo to add SSBR capacity in Germany

    BERWYN, Pa.—As indicated by the company at K2016, Trinseo is to expand production capacity for solution-styrene-butadiene rubber, in response to rising demand for the material in high performance tires.

  • Nokian adding two tire lines in North America

    LAS VEGAS—Nokian has developed two product lines specifically for the North American market as part of its strategy to reach a broader customer base in one of the Finnish tire maker's key growth markets.

  • Take 5: Smart technologies

    RPN/ERJ offers a daily selection of interesting new products and technologies on display at the exhibition halls at K. Today we focus on smart technologies at K2016.

  • Evonik to complete purchase of business unit

    DUESSELDORF, Germany—Evonik Performance Materials expects to complete the $3.8 billion purchase of Air Products' specialty chemicals business by year-end, while it has no plans to sell its Performance Materials division.