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​Last July, during the award ceremony of the 2020 Ringier Technology Innovation Award - Personal Care,Elkem Silicones elastomer gel PURESIL™ORG01 won the "Effective Ingredients - Innovation Award".

PURESIL™ ORG 01 is an innovative eco-forward silicone elastomer gel. Its carrier fluid which represents at least 80% of its composition is derived from sustainable and renewable sugarcane. It meets today’s consumers increasing desire for natural, “green”, eco-friendly products with a low carbon footprint. 

PURESIL™ ORG 01 brings a beauty-enhancing, instantly imparting a younger look and feel. Discover all the benefits in details on the Press Release.

At Elkem Silicones, we are committed to developing innovative products that meet customers' requirements for sustainable and eco-friendly raw materials. Stay tuned for our new addition to the ORG series soon and visit our PURESILTM pages and get our dedicated resources.

About Elkem Silicones

Elkem Silicones has more than 3,500 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is one of the world's leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 13 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 13 R&D centers around the globe. Based in Lyon, France, 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.


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 6,700 employees with 31 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


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