QINGDAO, China—Arlanxeo has extended its long-term partnership with Qingdao University of Science and Technology (QUST), marking the 19th consecutive year of bilateral cooperation.
Under the partnership, Arlanxeo supports the faculty and its students with technical expertise in synthetic rubber, said Herman Dikland, chief technology and sustainability officer.
The link-up with QUST is also helping to "accelerate the pace of innovation in the rubber industry," the Arlanxeo executive said.
Over the past decade, the partners have initiated collaborative projects, including open-day events, scholarships, innovation research projects and technical lectures.
Under the extended partnership, Arlanxeo will deliver advanced classes for engineers, sharing insights into rubber industrialization and advanced process technologies.