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9 Dec 2015
Sabic, ExxonMobil set to start elastomers plant


Saudi Basic Industries Corp. and ExxonMobil Chemical are to officially inaugurate their JV elastomers plant at Al-Jubail in the first quarter of 2016, according to a news report.


 
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Chemours trims workforce by 400
> Interview: New kid on the black> Mesnac to raise €183m for smart manufacturing facilities>
Producers to set up rubber market by June 2016> New US law sets tighter tire regulations>
EU climate initiative to study turning CO2 into rubber
> ABB advances X-ray monitoring of rubber seals
 
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Kuraray develops new photocurable elastomer



The Japanese company will explore adhesives and moulding materials markets with the new technology.



 


 
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The local tire-making factory has leased a warehouse to stock its products. The original lease was 99 years. In an interview, the site manager was asked how much time was left on the lease. His answer was as follows: two-thirds of the time past is equal to four-fifths of the time to come. How much time was left on the lease?



 



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ERJ Preview of TTE 2016


The Jan-Feb issue of ERJ magazine will include a preview of new technologies being presented and discussed at Tire Technology Expo (TTE), in Hanover, Germany, on 16-18 Feb, 2016.



 



To contribute or for further information, please contact editor Patrick Raleigh.




The dispersion games


A New York-based imaging company has developed an advanced optical microscope for analysing surface properties of rubber products, dispersions and coatings.



 



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People & Skills Tracker


Cabot interim office... EU youth pact... ContiTech.. Provera Pirelli rule… Michelin UK boss… Marangoni new French boss… IISRP awards… Cooper… Orion… Trelleborg… Trinseo…



 



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ERJ Tire Tracker


 



Pirelli/CEAT... Michelin... Doublestar JV OK-ed… Michelin MAN… Conti trailer … F1 miss… Apollo ManU… Schrader job cuts… Michelin letdown?… 



 



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