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​​​​Elkem Silicones meets with the specialty paper value chain

Our Silcolease®​ Release Coatings team will be attending the “Specialty Paper Conference” from April 23rd to 25th in Cologne, Germany. This seminar will bring together over 200 key industry experts from across the paper supply chain to hear about the latest updates on advancements and trends affecting the industry and to share knowledge and ideas. The conference offers attendees the chance to discuss on market overview and trends, innovation, new technologies, new material and packaging sustainability.

For over 30 years, Elkem Silicones has developed the Silcolease® range of release coating solutions for non-stick, inert and heat resistant release liners for papers and film coatings. By offering silicone release coatings in the widest range of formats, such as solvent-based, solventless and water-dilutable emulsion formulations, users can choose the system most appropriate for their specific coating equipment and substrate while taking into account energy, sustainability, regulatory and safety requirements.​

Jérôme Salvert, Technology Expert for Elkem Silicones, will hold a conference on “Everything you ever wanted to know about on-machine siliconizing but were afraid to ask”. Undisputed global leader in the field of “on-machine” release coatings, Elkem Silicones with its Silcolease® emulsion range​ will share the po​tential markets & applications for release liners. Our expert will present the potential possibilities to coat “on-machine” for these applications and then share some of our expertise on the major pitfalls, hurdles and eventual keys to success to this route to add value to paper.​​

About Elkem Silicones

Elkem Silicones has more than 3,100 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 9 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 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

Elkem is one of the world's leading providers of silicones and silicon solutions and uniquely positioned in the market through full ownership of the value chain from quartz to specialty silicones. Elkem also has strong positions in specialty foundry alloys and carbon materials.

Headquartered in Oslo, Elkem has annual revenues of 21 billion NOK ($2.6 billion), employs 6,000 people and operates 27 production sites around the globe. The company has an extensive sales and R&D network to deliver innovative technologies and market-based solutions that contribute to a sustainable future.

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