The silicone materials, including cyclosiloxanes D4 and D5, polydimethylsiloxane oils (PDMS), silanol fluids, functional fluids, emulsions, antifoams, gels, and sealants, will be marketed by IMCD for all specialty market applications.
April 2, 2020
Elkem Silicones recently announced a strategic distribution partnership with IMCD to promote and distribute silicone materials in North America.
Funding will be awarded to eligible Manufacturing USA institutes, a network of 14 public-private partnerships that work with academic and private sector manufacturing organizations on research and development and manufacturing skills training.
April 1, 2020
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has opened a funding opportunity for rapid, high-impact projects that support the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last year, Covestro put in place a global strategic program to establish the theme of circular economy throughout all areas of the company.
March 27, 2020
Covestro recently announced that it will take a loan with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for €225 million (approximately $243.7 million) to provide medium-term funding to strengthen its R&D work in the areas of sustainability and circular economy within the European Union (EU).
SOCMA reports that it welcomes the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) classification of chemical manufacturing as a Critical Infrastructure Sector.
March 26, 2020
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) recently sent a letter to the White House and state governors reinforcing that specialty chemical manufacturers play a critical role in providing essential products to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
The EPA is extending the reporting period for CDR data submitters from September 30 to November 30 in order to provide additional time for the regulated community to familiarize themselves with these revisions.
March 25, 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that it is finalizing amendments to the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule that reduce the burden for certain CDR reporters, improve the quality of CDR data collected, and align reporting requirements with the Lautenberg Act amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).