Month: March 2017

Connected cars manufacturing

Connected cars: changing the way we manufacture

Connected cars are the present and the future, but to what extent do we have to adapt our manufacturing processes to this new technology? Cars nowadays operate with an ever-increasing number of sensors which are capable of interacting with their...

/ March 23, 2017
Tests of silicones

Putting silicones to the ultimate test

Testing, testing… 1,2,3. Is this thing on? Can everyone hear me? (clearing of throat). For every property of silicone there is a silicone-based product. That translates into a whole lot of products, and therefore a whole lot of testing. Before...

/ March 16, 2017
gaskets silicon

Gasket history 101: from cork to silicone

Gaskets in Automotive engine have been around for more than a century. The changes they have undergone over the years paint a clear picture of how the automotive industry has also evolved. Elkem Silicones has been able to adapt its...

/ March 10, 2017
Geneva International Motor Show

Geneva International Motor Show 2017: luxury cars at their finest

Springtime is around the corner and so is the Geneva International Motor Show 2017 (GIMS). The 87th edition of this tradeshow will be held from the 9th to the 19th of March at the Palexpo exhibition center. For all who...

/ March 3, 2017