Making rubber sustainable

Making rubber sustainable

20140517182419360We want the best in class tyres to have the smoothest drive. But has it ever concerned you as to what happens to these tyres after it is discarded? We have to bear the burden of millions of discarded tyres dumped every year. However, more and more companies are coming up with innovative measures to lighten this burden. The robust rubber industry is driven by the ever growing tyre manufacturing across the globe. According to the Global Industry Analyst, Inc report, the global tyre market. Read More

How chemistry drives automotive success

premair-1BASF’s continued contribution to enhanced automotive technology and components engineering has been amply demonstrated in recent times. As India gears up for an exponential increase in automotive sales, lighter, more efficient and safer vehicles are needed. According to Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, India has one of lowest vehicle density at 15 cars per thousand people as compared to USA at 800, Brazil at 200, and China at 60. This indicates a quantum of growth. Read More

The ultimate in high slip and stability

crodaCroda Polymer Additives is a leading producer of organic slip and anti-block additives used to modify and enhance the properties of plastics and rubbers. Croda’s additives are designed to impart a range of effects so manufacturers can tailor both polymer processing and performance as well as improve the look of end products. Produced from natural oils and fats, Croda’s product ranges are used to solve many slip, blocking, scratch, torque and mould release problems faced by the polymer industry. Read More

Dynamics of Indian chemical industry

indian-chemical-industryChemical industry in India is a diversified industry, covering more than 80,000 commercial products. It is the mainstay of industrial and agricultural development of the country and provides building blocks for several downstream industries such as textiles, papers, paints, soaps, detergents, pharmaceuticals, varnish etc. More than 2 million people are employed in this industry. With initiatives like “Make In India” programme gaining steam, investments, innovation and infrastructure. Read More