02.08.2021

Enmore Automotive Future Cockpit Conference 2021

In July 2021, Elkem Silicones attended EACC 2021 (Enmore Automotive Future Cockpit Conference) which hosted annually in Shanghai. 

Elkem Silicones was invited to make a speech ‘Smart silicone coated textiles support automotive interiors’. During the show time, Textile Coating Silicones team presented and demonstrated sustainability of silicones solutions on coated textile for automotive interiors.

Sustainability is the mega trend for coated textiles. Using multi-layer technology and professional recommendation by Elkem team on coated textiles, the best performance of final products such as easy cleaning can be achieved.  During the conference, one audience has tested on booth and said, ‘Elkem silicones coated textile is really very good for easy cleaning.

August Zhang, Formulated applications business manager of Asia-Pacific Elkem Silicones, he pointed that, with new challenges and opportunities of the new four modernizations: Electric, network, intelligent, sharing in automotive industry, intelligence, personalization of automotive interior will undoubtedly become the development direction, we believe that all of us will commit to the sustainable and innovative development to bring more silicone solutions for a better life of human beings.

As an integrated upstream and downstream silicones manufacturer, Elkem Silicones products & solutions used on coated textile could reduce usage of petroleum derivatives with less carbon emission, and less animal leather demand.  We promise to provide innovative solution to meet customers' requirements of sustainable and eco-friendly products.

Watch our video to know more about silicones coated textile!

Elkem’s commitment to Sustainability

Sustainability is central to our business strategy. Our mission is to provide advanced material solutions shaping a better and more sustainable future, adding value to our stakeholders globally.

Elkem defines sustainability work as continuous efforts to maximise our positive impact on the environment and societies around us, as well as to minimise any negative impact. As a global company, we affect the environment and communities around the world every day. And through the products we make, we have a foot print in our supply chain and make new solutions possible.

Disclosure is a primary part of this engagement, and we can proudly state that in 2020, Elkem received a Gold rating from Ecovadis and was ranked by CDP in the Climate A List.

Read more at Sustainability | Elkem.com

About Elkem Silicones

Elkem Silicones has more than 4 200 employees dedicated to delivering your potential by providing you innovative silicone solutions with a personal touch. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is a global leader in fully integrated silicone manufacturing, operating 13 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 13 Research & Innovation centers around the globe. Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles. Elkem Silicones is committed to create new, innovative and green solutions and business models that promote a sustainable future. To learn more, please visit Elkem Silicones Website

About Elkem ASA 

Founded in 1904, Elkem is one of the world's leading suppliers of silicon-based advanced materials with operations throughout the value chain from quartz to specialty silicones, as well as attractive market positions in specialty ferrosilicon alloys and carbon materials. Elkem is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker code: ELK) and is headquartered in Oslo. The company has more than 6,370 employees with 29 production sites and an extensive network of sales offices worldwide. In 2019 Elkem had revenues of NOK 22.7 billion. To learn more, please visit Elkem Website