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EWMA 2019 : Discover our latest innovations for Advanced Wound Care

The 29th conference of the European Wound Management Association will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden. As silicones have become a critical component in many modern wound dressings, the Elkem Silicones team is proud to exhibit at booth #B04:12 our offering for the wound care industry.

Visit us and discover our full range of Silbione™ Soft Skin Adhesives, solvent-less adhesives combining the proven biocompatiblity of silicones with a soft adhesion to skin for an atraumatic removal from the wound. Silbione™ Soft Skin Adhesives cover a wide spectrum of adhesion to skin and wear time, making them ideal for products like Advanced Wound Dressings and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT).

Our experts will also demonstrate our latest innovations pushing the boundaries of what Silicone Skin Adhesives can do :

  • Gamma-sterilizable Skin Adhesives, to bring the benefits of silicones to dressings that cannot withstand Ethylene Oxide

  • Silver-containing antimicrobial masterbatch for Soft Skin Adhesives, bringing the antimicrobial function to the wound contact layer

  • Water-absorbing silicone gels to manage moisture and increase wear time.

The Elkem Silicones team is looking forward to discuss these topics with you on our booth #B04:12 of the EWMA conference, from June 5th to 7th in Gothenburg !  

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 11 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 and is headquartered in Oslo. The company has 6,000 employees with 27 production sites and sales offices in a total of 28 countries worldwide. In 2017, Elkem had revenues of 21.4 billion NOK ($2.5 billion). To learn more, please visit

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