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Elkem and Bluestar Silicones sponsor, present and exhibit at Cables 2017



Product(s) / TechnologyProduct(s) / Technologyhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/company/Pages/Elkem-and-Bluestar-Silicones-sponsor,-present-and-exhibit-at-Cables-2017.aspx2017-11-15T12:12:00ZMehdi Abbadi

Cables 2017 - international conference for polymers in wire & cable in Cologne, Germany on March 7th-9th 2017

Bluestar Silicones and Elkem will give an update on their latest developments for the cable industry during the 17th edition of AMI's international wire & cable conference that will take place in Cologne on March 7th-9th 2017. Come and meet Elkem and Bluestar Silicone teams of professionals during the conference at our tabletop and discover our solutions for safety cables:

  • Sidistar® additives line of products for improved flame retardancy and rheological behavior
  • BluesilTM silicone elastomer range and tailor made solutions for cables, designed with you and for you in our Mix & Fix centers all over the world.

Both companies will have speakers at the conference:

  • Mr Richard van Sprang, Business Manager for Polymer Additives, will present the next step to improve flame retardant cable compounds for both halogenated and halogen free cable compounds.
  • Dr. Mehdi Abbadi, Global Business Manager for Performance Rubber, will focus on silicone rubber and its applications in the cable industry, highlighting the areas where silicone materials represent a good compromise.

We are proud to support these great achievements and both presenters will be glad to address your questions at the table top we will be having during the whole conference.

We are looking forward to meeting you soon in Cologne!

About Bluestar Silicones

With worldwide operations headquartered in Lyon, France, Bluestar Silicones is a $525 million worldwide silicones raw material manufacturer. The company is one of the world's leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers with more than 60 years of silicone expertise. Bluestar Silicones has manufacturing operations throughout the world and combines upstream silicon metal operations and capacity with downstream silicone market and application development expertise. The company offers a comprehensive range of silicone technologies in support of diverse specialty markets including paper release, textile coatings, healthcare, moldmaking, automotive, aerospace, and personal care. Bluestar Silicones is owned by Elkem AS, Norway. www.bluestarsilicones.com

About Elkem

Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Oslo, Norway with an annual turnover of 14,5 billion Norwegian Kroner, 24 plants worldwide and 3600 employees, it is world's most innovative silicon producer offering a unique range of products. The Sidistar® line of products is produced and marketed through its Silicon Materials division. Elkem serves markets like the electronics industry, construction industry, refractory and ceramics industry, the Oil industry and the polymer processing industry. More information can be found at www.elkem.com.