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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.

  • 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.

  • OSCiAl releases nanotube technology

    DUESSELDORF, Germany—OCSiAl L.L.C. is featuring its first-ever nanotube introduction technology that the company said is able to transcend the limits of nanotube concentration in dispersions.

  • Maplan sets sights on U.S. and Asia

    DUESSELDORF, Germany—Having moved 25 miles to an expanded new facility in Austria, Maplan is planning to grow sales of its rubber molding machines in both North America and Asia.