Monthly Archives: July 2009

Velox appointed as the European distributor for Arkema’s Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes

Arkema has appointed Hamburg-based Velox GmbH as distributor for its Graphistrength® multiwall carbon nanotube products. In 2006, Arkema inaugurated Europe’s first plant capable of producing 20 tons per year of multiwall carbon nanotubes, and has built a broad product portfolio for the polymer industry to include the elastomeric, thermoplastic, thermosetting, coating and adhesive sectors. ThanksRead More

Velox appointed as the European distributor for Arkema's Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes

Arkema has appointed Hamburg-based Velox GmbH as distributor for its Graphistrength® multiwall carbon nanotube products. In 2006, Arkema inaugurated Europe’s first plant capable of producing 20 tons per year of multiwall carbon nanotubes, and has built a broad product portfolio for the polymer industry to include the elastomeric, thermoplastic, thermosetting, coating and adhesive sectors. ThanksRead More

DuPont, Goodyear Science Creates High-Tech Tires

 Scientists from DuPont have helped The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company by taking DuPont technology for high-strength Kevlar® products and applying it to Goodyear tires. Goodyear-produced tires with Kevlar® fiber are targeted for use in conditions ranging from tough, rocky terrain to everyday highway driving, and can help provide stability, toughness and comfort. The newRead More

Oil climbs above 62 dollars on China’s strong economic growth

Oil prices climbed above 62 U.S. dollars on Thursday as investors found some hope from China’s strong economic performance and better U.S. employment data. Earlier in the day, China, the second largest energy consumer, reported a strong economic growth of 7.9 percent for the second quarter, giving the market some hope for a sooner pickupRead More

Oil climbs above 62 dollars on China's strong economic growth

Oil prices climbed above 62 U.S. dollars on Thursday as investors found some hope from China’s strong economic performance and better U.S. employment data. Earlier in the day, China, the second largest energy consumer, reported a strong economic growth of 7.9 percent for the second quarter, giving the market some hope for a sooner pickupRead More

Oil prices rise with Wall Street

U.S. oil prices rose on Thursday, tracking a late-day rebound on Wall Street and bolstered by a report showing strong economic growth in China, the world’s second biggest consumer of energy. U.S. crude oil rose 48 cents to settle at $62.02 a barrel, while London Brent eased 34 cents to $62.75 a barrel ahead ofRead More

Polymers held steady in thin trade

The wholesale plastic market ended on a steady note today with polymer prices after moving in a tight range closed around previous closing. Arrivals and offtake too remained at a low ebb and volume of business poor. Following were today&aposs quotations in Rs per kg:. LD No 40 -83.50, LD No 400 – 8550 LLDPRead More

Mixed trend in rubber

The physical rubber prices showed a mixed trend on Wednesday. The market showed signs of improvement as sellers stayed back on supply concerns and a better closing in the international markets. Sheet rubber improved to Rs 97 from Rs 96.50 a kg on covering purchases. A late decline in the July futures on NMCE failedRead More

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