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Dimethyldichlorosilane market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 8.5% from 2022 to 2032

Dimethyldichlorosilane, a vital organosilicon compound, consists of two methyl groups bonded to a silicon atom, each attached to a chlorine atom. Widely employed in the production of silicone polymers, it serves as a key intermediate in various industries, including adhesives, sealants, and coatings. Its reactivity with water and ability to crosslink with other silanes make it indispensable in creating resilient and versatile silicon-based materials.

M. Holland sells off 3D Printing group to Interfacial Consultants

M. Holland Company announced that Interfacial Consultants LLC, a leading material science-based products and services company, is acquiring M. Holland’s 3D Printing group. Interfacial is a NAGASE Group company providing advanced materials and manufacturing process solutions. The acquisition leverages M. Holland’s expertise in industrial markets with Interfacial’s advanced additive manufacturing technology.

Pre-Q Galgo celebrates 25 years in the US & Canada

PRE-Q GALGO Corporation celebrated 25 years in the US & Canada at a recent meeting at their corporate office in Dallas, TX. GALGO is a world leader in rubber manufacturing and began producing rubber products in August 1952 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Huntsman to participate at 65th CPI Polyurethanes Technical Conference

Polyurethane experts from Huntsman will be taking part in the 65th Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s (CPI) Technical Conference, at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas from September 25-27, 2023.

A key sponsor of the event, Huntsman will play a central role in the conference, with team members presenting papers on a variety of topics throughout the three-day gathering and taking part in panel discussions.

Michelin wins intellectual property infringement lawsuit 

The Michelin Group has won a lawsuit against a dealer in Canada for selling a Chinese tire that violates intellectual property rights regarding the BFGoodrich Tires All-Terrain T/A KO2 tire.   

Michelin filed the lawsuit in the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada (Michelin v. Tire Boys & Auto Service Inc., case no. SJC-52-2022). The suit alleged that the All-Terrain T/A AK3 tire sold under the Wideway brand included a virtually identical tread design to the original BFGoodrich Tires All-Terrain T/A KO tire.

Automotive window and exterior sealing market forecast to reach $40 billion by 2031

The demand for automotive window and exterior sealing is also being driven by rising demand for electric vehicles (EVs). The growth of the electric vehicle market is creating new opportunities for window and exterior sealing manufacturers. EVs require specialized sealing solutions to protect sensitive electrical components and maintain energy efficiency.


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High molecular weight functionalized batch SSBR for EV tires

In December 2015, the United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Paris. The conference negotiated the Paris Agreement, which is a global agreement on the reduction of climate change. At the follow-up climate change conference in Marrakech (COP22) in November 2016, the member states of the Kyoto Protocol agreed to set the goal of limiting global warming to a still acceptable level of less than 2°C compared to pre-industrial levels. This target requires that the zero emission of CO2 is achieved soon.

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