Bridgestone awarded LEED Gold certification for B-Innovation center in Tokyo

Bridgestone Corporation announced that B-Innovation,an innovation center located within Bridgestone Innovation Park (Kodaira City, Tokyo) has been awarded LEED® GOLD certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This is the fifth Bridgestone Group base in the world to receive LEED GOLD certification and the first in Japan. Based on its corporate commitment, “Bridgestone E8 Commitment”, the Bridgestone Group will accelerate innovation of its technologies, business models, and designs through co-creation at the B-Innovation. The Group thereby will continue to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society, together with employees, society, its partners, and customers.

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Hankook to equip the Audi Q4 e-tron and Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron ex works

Electric vehicles are one of the most important building blocks in the future of personal motorized transport. It’s a future that has long since begun for global leading tire company Hankook Tire. The latest Audi models – the Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron – are now also part of the growing portfolio of EVs for which Hankook supplies tires as original equipment

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Global synthetic latex market forecast with a CAGR of 4.1 percent through 2026

The increasing demand for synthetic latex polymers for paints and coatings is driving the market growth. Latex-based paints and coatings have several advantages over oil-based paints and coatings including convenient usage, quick-drying, low or near zero VOCs, and ease to clean up and re-coat. These advantages of synthetic latex polymers are anticipated to boost their adoption for paints and coatings applications. Moreover, the growing construction and automotive sectors are supporting the growth of the market. Construction and automotive industries widely use synthetic latex polymers for various applications including paints, coatings, adhesives, sealants, carpets, and nonwoven textiles. Thus, the growing construction and automotive industries augment the growth of the synthetic latex polymers market as they are the leading end-use industries.

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Birla Carbon launches exclusive website for China

Birla Carbon has launched its digital platform to engage and support customer needs in China. The website can be accessed using the url – 博拉炭黑 (birlacarbon.com.cn). It aims to provide complete access to customers in China through access to the company’s extensive portfolio of products and solutions shared through informative content and enhanced functional features in Mandarin.

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