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24th NATIONAL RUBBER CONFERENCE in april 2019: Cape Saint Francis, South Africa

This is the largest event for South Africa rubber industry & total 108 participants attended the conference which is organised by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Southern Africa.

20 technical papers in total are presented by international and local professionals and students from the NMMU (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. 

The greatest benefit for participating in this conference is the networking with most of the key personnel from the South Africa Rubber Industry.

KP Ho presented a technical paper on “Understand BLOOM” which raised great interest from the audience as sulphur bloom is a “curse” for the rubber industry.


March 2019 – Rubber Seminar with customers in Peru

Since KBR have done a successful seminar last year, KBR continues to organise a rubber seminar in this year to invite all their customers in Peru. Our rubber technologist, Mr. EW Toh gave presentations about roles & benefits of processing aids in rubber compound processing, understanding of bloom and our new product DFR 910. About 60 participants attended this seminar and received positive feedback from them.

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January 2019 - 10th India Rubber Expo 2019

From 17th – 19th January 2019, Performance Additives together with distributor Sarvan Carbochem LLP participated in India Rubber Expo which was held at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. IRE- India Rubber Expo 2019 is the 10th International Exhibition and Conference organized by the All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA). The three days event drew about 33,000 visitors and more than 400 exhibitors including a strong contingent of Asian exhibitors from China, Japan and Malaysia, as well as domestic Indian companies.

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9th International Rubber Glove Conference and Exhibition (IRGCE) 2018 and International rubber conference (IRC) 2018

From 4th – 6th September 2018 together with Behn Meyer Chemicals (M), Performance Additives' Marketing and Technical Support team participated in the 9th IRGCE/IRC 2018 at Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Malaysia.  This was an extremely grand event of the year as the opening ceremony was launched by the Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.  The last IRC was held 10 year ago in Malaysia.

Performance Additives made their appearance during the 9th IRGCE/IRC 2018, where they showcased their range of innovative solutions and services related to the latex and dry rubber industries.  Over the three-days event, they were engaged in knowledge sharing sessions and technical discussions on the latest trends and technologies, as well as introducing new product lines to visiting customers.

On 7th September 2018, the IRC2018 Organising Committee together with the Plastics & Rubber Institute Malaysia (PRIM) have organised a factory tour to Performance Additives.  A total of 22 persons from the latex and rubber industries and also universities visited the production site and laboratories (Behn Meyer R&D Centre).  The visitors came from America, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan and Malaysian University.