Elkem Silicones News
Join us this year at Techtextil North America
Our Elkem Silicones team is excited to see you once again at Techtextil NA August 23-25, 2021 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Stop by booth #1206 to learn about our Textile Coating Silicone (TCS) Solutions.
Elkem Silicones at MD&M West 2021
We are back again at MDM West 2021 in Anaheim, CA! Join us August 10th-12th, booth # 2835 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The importance of collaborative projects to develop advanced material & process solutions shaping a better and more sustainable future.
The 19th International Symposium on Silicon Chemistry - Online ISOS-2021 – was held on July 5th to 7th, 2021. This congress gathers international scientists on Silicon Chemistry & Catalysis, Elkem is proud to sponsor and co-organize this event.
Opening of ATRiON
Elkem Silicones announces the official opening of its new Research and Innovation Centre in Saint-Fons in Lyon’s “Chemical Valley”.
A more sustainable solution for reusable vacuum bags
Elkem Silicones has entered the composite molding market, replacing disposable films, with the development of BLUESIL™ RTV 3723 in partnership with a French boat manufacturer to produce silicone reusable vacuum bags.
Elkem will present our newest PURESIL™ products
Elkem Silicones will showcase our latest products and formulations
Elkem Silicones at PCHi China 2021
In March 2021, Elkem Silicones exhibited at PCHi China, a renowned show dedicated to the Personal Care industry, and hosted annually in Shanghai.
The AWAVirtual™ Preview & Silicone Application Round Table is taking place June 23rd and 24th.
Coming together virtually to network, learn, and share ideas and to celebrate AWA’s 50th Anniversary year to which Elkem Silicones is also a proud sponsor.
3Deus Dynamics, which has developed a unique and limitless 3D printing process
Lyon, France, May 20, 2021 - 3Deus Dynamics, which has developed a unique and limitless 3D printing process, has just finalized a €700,000 seed financing round. The round of financing was led with the participation of Elkem Silicones, Gilles Grenier and 33 California. Thanks to this fundraising, the Deeptech startup will be able to develop its first products and services, based on an additive manufacturing solution by « Dynamic Molding ».
Webinar: Silicone Elastomers Dedicated to Additive Manufacturing - From Prototypes to Functional Parts
On Thursday June 10th 2021
4PM BST / 5PM CET / 11AM EST
Elkem Silicones France gets 93 points out of 100
The Gender Equality Index is one of several measures in the Professional Futures law of September 2018 the 5th aimed at eliminating wage inequalities between women and men.
Elkem Silicones is proud to announce our membership to the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA)
For nearly 40 years, RCMA has been leading the roof coatings industry to promote the benefits of various coating technologies, including silicone roof systems, and representing its members to the industry.
Elkem Silicones is now a member of The Surfaces in Biomaterials Foundation
Elkem Silicones is proud to announce our membership and support to The Surfaces in Biomaterials Foundation.
Celebrating National Doctors' Day
On March 30th 2021, we celebrate National Doctors' Day and say thank you to physicians around the world for their hard work and sacrifices while treating our families, friends, and colleagues over the past year.
Elkem Silicones BLUESIL™ HCR 5750 U for turbine application won the Ringier Technology Innovation Award
On March 9th, the 2021 Ringier Technology Innovation Award for plastic industry, which has been spotlighted, was grandly held at the Longemont Hotel in Shanghai. Elkem Silicones BLUESIL™ HCR 5750 U silicone rubber for turbine application won the “Rubber/Elastomer Material-Technology Innovation Award”.
A new ISO 14001 certification for Saint-Fons plant
Elkem Silicones’ Saint-Fons plant obtains ISO 14001 certification and demonstrates its commitment to environmental management at the Saint-Fons site south of Lyon.
Elkem Silicones starts the construction of a new production workshop for silicone fluids at Xinghuo site
Shanghai, March 18, 2021 - Today, the worldwide leading integrated silicones provider, Elkem Silicones marked the start of construction of a new workshop producing low viscosity silicone fluids for the personal care and textile & leather markets in Asia Pacific. This new production workshop is located at its Xinghuo site, the largest silicones manufacturing site in China, and is scheduled to open in January 2022. The investment was announced on 10 February.
WEBINAR: Solving MedTechs challenges using medical grade silicones
Material selection, supply chain integrity, and evolving regulatory requirements: three case studies addressing challenges faced by today's MedTech Designers.
Date: 25 May
Time: 7am Pacific Time / 10am East Coast time / 4pm CET
Elkem Silicones joins the CELAB consortium to promote a more circular economy within the self-adhesive label industry
Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem ASA and one of the world's leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, is proud to announce its participation in the CELAB consortium which shows that this engagement is part of a wider sustainability program within Elkem group.
Interview of Frederic Jacquin, CEO Elkem Silicones
Because we are an innovative company.
Because we are young thanks to our history.
Because we are professionals thanks to our expertise.
Because Silicones combine two great chemistries, that of solidity and that of organic.
Because we are a topical company, Elkem Silicones, through our president, was invited to talk about it.
Elkem Silicones to introduce its first food grade sealant during the 27th edition of WINDOOR Facade Expo in Guangzhou, China.
Elkem Silicones participated to the 27th edition of WINDOOR Façade Expo, an opportunity for the Construction Team to showcase their latest development: STARSIL™ 3FC, a food contact grade silicone sealant which passed the US relevant FDA food contact migration test.
Virtual International Battery Seminar
Elkem ASA presenting on Advanced Materials for Thermal Management
Elkem acquires new plant in France
10 February 2021: Elkem has signed an agreement to acquire a brand-new plant near Lyon in France, custom-designed for producing highly specialised organo-functional silicones (OFS). The acquisition underpins Elkem’s strategy of growth and specialisation.
>1M EVs on the road today, protected by Elkem Silicones
Safety and reliability in EV Battery Packs
Elkem Silicones is sponsoring the Industry Leadership & Executive Forum celebrating the 50th AWA Anniversary
Elkem integrated solutions for NEV at China Powertrain Electrification and Innovation Summit
Elkem Silicones strengthens its position in personal care by launching a new brand PURESIL
Elkem ASA acquires Basel Chemie
Basel Chemie is a Korean producer of specialty silicone gels for cosmetics and water repellents for the construction industry.
Elkem acquires Polysil, a leading Chinese silicone elastomer & resins company
Elkem ASA has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the shares in Polysil, a leading Chinese silicone elastomer & resins material manufacturer
Bluestar Silicones is now Elkem Silicones
Our name has changed, but our strategy hasn't. Two years after Bluestar Silicones merged with Elkem, China National Bluestar's Norwegian subsidiary, the new entity has been united under a new name, Elkem Silicones.