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REDEFINING OPPORTUNITY FOR THE SILICONE INDUSTRY – COVID 19

Global trends in the silicone industry by Dr. Ravi Kulkarni (Managing Director, Elkay Chemicals) Silicone industry was born towards the end of WW IT as a material used to create high performance grease for lubricating crucial  military hardware. Since then, the industry has expanded multifold into both common and high-end performance applications. These were to […]

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Silicone in Cosmetics

Vinay Kumar Singh Chief Research Officer, Paramount Cosmetics India, Bangalore, Karnataka vinay@parammount.com Silicones used in personal care applications are of diversified types, including cyclic, linear,or organo-functional polydimethylsiloxanes (PDMS), as well as silicone elastomer dispersions and resins. This wide range of molecules provides benefits that impact the performance of almost every type of beauty product, conferring […]

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