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Polyone's OnCap Aversive masterbatch additives for wire and cable approved for use in Europe

  10/11/2018 - Pommerloch, Luxembourg – – Wire and cable OEMs rely on PolyOne’s industry-leading OnCap™ Aversive masterbatch additives to produce jacketing that resists insect and animal attacks. Today, the company announced that these additives are authorized per the Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR) for use in Europe. EU Regulation No 528/2012 states that cable manufacturers in Europe can only use masterbatch additives that are authorized by BPR. In fact, no material supplier or cable manufacturer can compete in the European marketplace without this official authorization. In the past, toxic chemicals such as rodenticides were utilized in cable jacketing materials, but these caused concerns regarding human safety. OnCap Aversive uses only low-concern biocidal chemicals officially authorized by the European Union, leaving cable manufacturers with no doubts about EU compliance. Throughout Europe, rats and termites routinely inflict serious damage to wires and cables, causing service breakdowns and requiring either repairs or replacements, sometimes with no easy access. OnCap Aversive masterbatch added to the external cable jacket provides longer lasting protection to help avoid unplanned breakdowns and associated high replacement costs. BPR is not applicable outside of EU countries; however, PolyOne can help manufacturers uncover their local biocidal regulations to determine if OnCap™ Aversive masterbatch additive meets requirements.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Preferred Compounding relaunches Glo-Mold as GloMoldPlus. - click to expand

ARPM’s state of industry report reveals steady outlook for rubber manufacturers - click to expand

Ace Products & Consulting honored as a 2018 Cleveland Technology Award recipient - click to expand

Shoe insert market forecast at $53.1 billion by 2027 - click to expand

Sealing and strapping packaging tapes market is forecast at $22.1 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Cooper Tire and the United Steelworkers ratify new contract for Clarksdale, MS, facility - click to expand

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies launches new test stands for seals for electric powertrains - click to expand

Eastman Technology to present at the Tire Technology Expo in Hannover, Germany - click to expand

Acmos Chemie hires Ralph Lopez as vice president and general manager of newly formed rubber division - click to expand

Bridgestone Retail Operations raises nearly $2.8 million to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America - click to expand

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

3D Systems launches rubber-like 3D printing material for FabPro 1000 - click to expand

Adhesive tape market forecast at $73.5 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Cooper Tire announced its 188th consecutive quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents - click to expand

Yokohama Rubber increases sales for 2018, but decreases in profit - click to expand

Michigan Rubber Group announces speakers for its meeting in Grand Rapids Michigan for March 6, 2019 - click to expand

Cooper Tire and the United Steelworkers ratify new contract for Clarksdale, Mississippi facility - click to expand

Monday, February 18, 2019

Global elastomeric foam market forecast to reach $1.75 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Goodyear and Local Motors join forces on autonomous shuttles - click to expand

Canadian manufacturing activity declined in December - click to expand

Nokian Tyres selected as one of the most sustainable companies in the world - click to expand

Friday, February 15, 2019

Iowa State University researchers find method to improve rubber stability in asphalt - click to expand

Nokian Tyres begins hiring for new factory in Dayton, Tennessee - click to expand

Book of the Day: USA Rubber & Tire Industry Patents 2015-2017 - click to expand

Global surgical gloves market forecast at $1.7 billion by 2025 - click to expand

OTR tire market forecast to reach $7.2 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Thursday, February 14, 2019

American Sustainable Rubber Company appoints Timothy Madden as president - click to expand

Silicone and Thermoplastic Elastomers 2019 U.S. Summit abstracts due Friday, February 15 - click to expand

Nouryon completes organic peroxides expansion in Mexico - click to expand

Global silicone market forecast to reach $18.8 billion by 2022 - click to expand

Global medical tubing market forecast with a CAGR of 8.4 percent through 2026 - click to expand

Market Reports

Shoe insert market forecast at $53.1 billion by 2027 - click to expand

Sealing and strapping packaging tapes market is forecast at $22.1 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Adhesive tape market forecast at $73.5 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Global elastomeric foam market forecast to reach $1.75 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Global surgical gloves market forecast at $1.7 billion by 2025 - click to expand

OTR tire market forecast to reach $7.2 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Global silicone market forecast to reach $18.8 billion by 2022 - click to expand

Global silicon metal market forecast with a CAGR of 4.4% through 2025 - click to expand

Global medical tubing market forecast with a CAGR of 8.4% through 2026 - click to expand

Isoprene rubber latex market forecast to reach $1.17 billion by 2028 - click to expand

Bio-based polymers forecast to grow with a CAGR of 4 percent through 2023 - click to expand

Global aircraft tire market forecast to reach 2.51 billion by 2024 - click to expand

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