Rubber
March 2019

Saudi Aramco, a world-leading integrated energy and chemicals company, has acquired the remaining 50 per cent stake in Arlanxeo, a Netherlands-based specialty chemicals joint venture. With the acquisition, valued at €1.5 billion ($1.






March 2019

The Munich-based chemical group Wacker is increasing its global production capacities for silicone rubber. With expansion measures at several sites, Wacker plans to gradually raise its capacities by a total of 40,000 metric tonnes per year by 2021. Approximately €100 million ($113 million) has been earmarked for this capacity expansion.






March 2019

dGw Gummiwerke AG based in Northern Saxony-Anhalt is a specialist in rubber mixtures of all kinds, and compounds of rubber and metal. The products are mostly developed in cooperation with the customer, and are used in many areas – from automotive to training equipment for athletes.






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