Elkem Silicones News
Good news for Elkem Silicones in 2022, we will be part of the Aerospace Valley cluster based in the southwestern part of France.
ELKEM joining Aerospace Valley one of the world's leading competitive cluster in aeronautics, space, drones, and on-board systems.
Elkem’s SILBIONE™ Biomedical HCRA M500 Series products are the first in the silicone industry to complete the national MAF registration with NMPA.
The MAF contains biocompatibility test data and a toxicological overview. The acceptance of the MAF enables Elkem to provide medical device customers with professional regulatory support, especially those that may manufacturer implantable devices that stay in the body for greater than 29 days.
Elkem Silicones at BIOMEDevice Silicon Valley 2021
Join our team in San Jose during BIOMEDevice Silicon Valley 2021 from December 8-9 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.
Elkem closes acquisition of new facility in France
Elkem today announces it finalized the acquisition of a new manufacturing plant to support its growth strategy. The new facility, located in Salaise-sur-Sanne, France, will manufacture high-quality organo-functional silicones for key specialty applications used in markets including Personal Care and Release Coatings.
Elkem Silicones will present silicone solutions for additive manufacturing/3D printing at Formnext 2021 in Frankfurt.
Elkem Silicones will be present at the upcoming Formnext show, the leading industry platform for additive manufacturing and industrial 3D printing in Frankfurt in Germany from November, 16th to 19th and will showcase its wide portfolio of silicone solutions for Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing
The Battery Show Europe 2021 in-person is back !
Over 1 million EV battery packs protected by Elkem Silicones with zero failures. Elkem Silicones and Elkem Silicon Product will be back participating in The Battery Show Europe Conference & Expo | Nov 30 – Dec 2, taking place in Stuttgart, Germany.
Elkem Silicones celebrates BLUESIL™ providing long-lasting protection for over one million EVs at CIIE 2021
Elkem Silicones, a technology leader with over six decades of history in the silicone industry, showcased its wide range of products and technical solutions at the 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE 2021). Not only is it the fourth time that Elkem has been present at the expo, today also marks the first anniversary of its Delta workshop that produces silicones for Hybrid & Electric Vehicles (H&EVs) as well as a milestone that the company has so far provided protection for more than one million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road. Lise Nordgaard, the Norwegian Consul General in Shanghai, was present at the celebration.
Join us for this year's Suppliers' Day
Elkem team is excited to meet you at Suppliers' Day - NYSCC (Booth 907), Javits Center, New York City, November 10-11, 2021.
Elkem, a global leader in silicon-based advanced materials, today announces a strategic investment plan.
Lyon, October 27, 2021 -- Elkem, a global leader in silicon-based advanced materials, today announces a strategic investment plan to unlock new specialty silicones supply for customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Americas. The company will invest around €36 million (NOK 350 million) to upgrade and debottleneck its silicone upstream plant in Roussillon, France.
Elkem Silicones wins in the Mechanical Materials category of the 2021 R&D 100 Awards with its AMSil™ & AMSil SILBIONE™ range.
Lyon, 22nd September 2021 - Elkem silicones has been declared a winner in the renowned worldwide competition of the 2021 R&D 100 awards in the Mechanical Materials category with the AMSil™ & AMSil SILBIONE™ range in the virtual ceremony broadcast in its 59th year from Cleveland, Ohio by R&D World magazine.
Elkem Silicones will be at The Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition 2021.
Join our team in Chicago during the Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition 2021 from November 15-17 at the University Club of Chicago in Chicago.
Medical Grade silicones for Healthcare applications
Medical grade silicones utilized in life-saving and life-enhancing medical technologies
Elevate product performance with Eco-friendly Elastomer Gels and Powders
Skin Tech International Summit 2021 is an event organized by ABC the house of cosmetology, a non-profit organization with the objective of promoting the development of cosmetology in Brazil.
Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference
In November 2021, Abu Dhabi hosts the 23rd Abu Dhabi Petroleum Exhibition and Conference event of the Middle East petroleum industry and one of the crown jewels of international trade shows.
Join us this year at International Elastomer Conference - North America
Our Elkem Silicones team is excited to meet you at the International Elastomer Conference October 4-7, 2021 held at the David L. Lawrence convention center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Art Center of Saint Fons City in France
Elkem Silicones supports the CAP – Art Center of Saint-Fons city in France - and has responded favorably to the request of the center and the artist & filmmaker Samir Ramdani to participate in the manufacture of a sculptural work in silicones.
Join our team for BIOMEDevice Boston 2021!
Join our team in Boston during BIOMEDevice Boston 2021 from September 21-22 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
AWA Virtual™ Linerless Labeling and Label Release Liner Industry Seminars are taking place on September 20th and 21st.
Coming together virtually to network, learn, and share ideas during AWA’s 50th Anniversary year to which Elkem Silicones is also a proud sponsor.
Liquid Silicone Rubber Solutions
Join our Elkem Silicones team at the LSR 2021 Conference in Schaumburg, IL September 13-16, 2021.
Open Innovation is an ecosystem of competencies and knowledge mainly focusing on technology discoveries.
Open innovation is based on the power of collective intelligence to ease and accelerate innovation mechanisms to develop new products and processes with added value.
Elkem Silicones presenting on Lowering Production Cost in Composite Molding
Elkem Silicones Brazil will participate in Painéis Setorias da Feiplar Composites & Feipur Virtual from September 20th-24th, 2021. The Sectorial Panels are technical seminars that target various industrial segments. In the 2021 panels, the latest raw material solutions, and technology highlights for manufacturing parts in composites will be featured.
Elkem Silicones promotes agricultural product lines at Specialty & Agro Chemicals America 2021.
Elkem Silicones will promote its range of agrochemical products at Specialty & Agro Chemicals America 2021, at the Belmont Hotel Charleston Place, booth 321, in Charleston, SC., September 8 th through 10h .
The Battery Show 2021
15 BILLION BEV miles driven and counting… protected by Elkem Silicones with zero failures.
Enmore Automotive Future Cockpit Conference 2021
In July 2021, Elkem Silicones attended EACC 2021 (Enmore Automotive Future Cockpit Conference) which hosted annually in Shanghai.
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.