Applications

Adhesives

ADHESIVES

ZEON'S SIS Block Copolymers with polystyrene end blocks and polyisoprene mid blocks are designed for use in hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives, hot melt adhesives ...

Automotive

Automotive

Automotive applications for elastomers include many sealing, belting, and hose areas. Materials made by Zeon Corporation go into seals for engine oil, transmission fluids ...

Batteries

Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries (LIB) have been used as high density storage devices for a wide variety of applications. Higher energy density and higher durability are required ...

Construction

Construction

With Nipol NBR, Zeon offers unique materials for the production of flexible thermal isolation foams which are widely used in public buildings and chemical processing plants ...

Medical-Pharma

Medical-Pharma

ZEONEX allows for advanced, break-resistant packaging for protein-based, peptide-based, bio-pharmaceuticals and high-viscosity drugs, as well as contrast media ...

Oil + Gas

Oil + Gas

The oil field presents a most demanding and diverse group of applications for elastomers. Elastomeric materials in oil field service play major roles in protecting workers, equipment, ...

Optical

Optical

ZEONEX has earned high marks for low moisture absorption, good transparency and high precision molding. ZEONEX resins can be utilized in many applications ...

 
 

News

Already read? Zeon article in the current issue of the GAK

Polyacrylate elastomers (ACM) are well known in the automotive industry for their excellent resistance to lubricating oils and greases. Trend in recent times has been to continue to reduce the exhaust emissions generated by automotive vehicles. Car manufacturers have adopted new technologies such as exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), ...

 

2nd Annual Pre-filled Syringes Summit in Berlin

Products such as pre-filled syringes constitute one of the fastest growing healthcare markets and therefore are, quite naturally, exposed to strong competitive pressure. This year again, the Pre-filled Syringes Summit in Berlin will be the ideal platform for an exchange between research directors from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector and the manufacturing industry...

 

FOLLOW UP. DRUPA 2016

Every four years, drupa, the world’s biggest and most important trade fair for print and cross-media solutions takes place in Düsseldorf. This year, ZEON EUROPE exhibited for the first time in the raw materials hall. All major suppliers to the print industry have been present with own booths. A total of 1,837 exhibitors, 260.000 visitors from 188 countries, and 1.900 journalists have been present at drupa 2016. A new record!...

 

elastomer course for young professionals 2016

ZEON Presents New High-Performance HNBR (Zetpol®)

ZEON introduces with the new High-Performance HNBR (Zetpol®) compounding technology a hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber with outstanding next-generation properties. ZEON's newly designed HNBR compounds offer new opportunities for sealing applications by providing improvements in compression set, long-term aging, and processability...

elastomer course for young professionals 2016

ZEON ELASTOMER COURSE FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

 

May 11th and 12, 2016 Zeon's Elastomer Course for young professionals took place for the second time. 23 customers from the rubber industry were welcomed at the Novotel, Düsseldorf. Offering a unique platform for knowledge transfer, networking and personal experiences we could again receive only positive feedback by the participants...

Earthquake Japan

Earthquakes hitting Japan

Two powerful earthquakes, hitting Kumamoto in the south-west of Japan took place on April 14th. and 16th., 2016. Zeon was fortunately not affected by these, so that the full operation of all our production sites is secured.

drupa 2016, international exhibition for printing and cross-media solutions

Zeon Europe presents portfolio of specialty elastomers

drupa 2016, the number one international exhibition for printing and cross-media solutions, takes place from 31 May till 10 June 2016. Under the motto of this year “Touch the future” Zeon Europe presents their portfolio of specialty elastomers...

Notice regarding the cessation of production of synthetic rubber in the United Kingdom

ZEON ELASTOMER COURSE FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

May 11 + 12, 2016

For the second time the “ELASTOMER COURSE for Young Professionals“ at ZEON Europe in Düsseldorf will take place this year. The event has meanwhile become firmly established in the industry. It brings together young professionals of various industries with short work experience with experts of ZEON EUROPE...

Notice regarding the cessation of production of synthetic rubber in the United Kingdom

Notice regarding the cessation of production of synthetic rubber in the United Kingdom

November 25, 2015

Zeon Chemicals Europe Limited (Sully, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 5ZE, United Kingdom. "ZCEL"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Zeon Corporation (1-6-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan), has consulted with its employees as to the cessation of production of synthetic rubber...

Production Increase of Retardation Film for LCD TVs and of High-Transparency Thermoplastic Cyclo Olefin Polymers (COP)

Zeon Europe participated "The Universe of Pre-Filled Syringes and Injection Devices" in Vienna/Austria

During November 3 and 4, 2015 Zeon Europe participated at the PDA Conference and Exhibition "The Universe of Pre-Filled Syringes and Injection Devices" in Vienna/Austria. Zeon held an exhibition booth to promote our medical grades of Cyclo Olefin Polymers (COP), which are used for syringe , vial and cartridge applications in the pharma industry...

Production Increase of Retardation Film for LCD TVs and of High-Transparency Thermoplastic Cyclo Olefin Polymers (COP)

Production Increase of Retardation Film for LCD TVs and of Cyclo Olefin Polymers (COP)

Duesseldorf (Germany) 26 October 2015 – Zeon Corporation - leading and globally operating specialty polymer company - has announced plans to further boost their production capacities. Zeon’s retardation film for LCD TVs ZeonorFilm™ will extend its production at its optical film plant in Himi City, Toyama Pref., Japan...

Zeon India Private Limited to Begin Operations in October

Zeon’s Newly Established Zeon India Private Limited to Begin Operations in October

ZEON CORPORATION (President: Kimiaki Tanaka) and wholly owned Group company Zeon Asia Pte. Ltd. (Managing Director: Hiroshi Mihara) have jointly established Zeon India Private Limited in Gurgaon, in the Indian state of Haryana. The new company will commence operations on October 1, 2015...

ZEON Europe participates at the trade fair within the DKT 2015/IRC 2015, presentation by Peter Abraham, High temperature ACM

New HT-ACM Polymer at the Technical Conference of the DKT/IRC 2015

Peter Abraham, Zeon Europe Technical Service Manager, presented a new HT-ACM Polymer at the Technical Conference of the DKT/IRC 2015 held at at Nuremberg from June 29th to July 2nd. The detailed technical presentation discussed the trend in recent times of continual reduction in the exhaust emissions generated by automotive vehicles and that car manufacturers have adopted new technologies such as exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), particulate filters and others methods to comply with increasingly restrictive emission regulations...

ZEON Europe participates at the trade fair within the DKT 2015/IRC 2015

DKT 2015 / IRC 2015 Nürnberg

 

From June 29 to July 2, 2015 Nuremberg was the venue for the world-famous trade fair within the DKT 2015 / IRC 2015. The idea of the exhibition, absolute concentration on the rubber processing industry in all its facets, has shown very good results...

ZEON to Expand Production Capacity at Mizushima Plant for Thermoplastic Elastomers, Quintac plant

ZEON to Expand Production Capacity at Mizushima Plant for Thermoplastic Elastomers

April 21, 2015

ZEON CORPORATION will expand annual production capacity at the Mizushima Plant for thermoplastic elastomers (product name: Quintac™), used as a main raw material for adhesives, from 42,000 tons to 60,000 tons...

Possible discontinuance of UK production, announcement, news, nitril butadien rubber

Possible discontinuance of UK production

On March 31st, 2015,

Zeon Chemicals Europe Limited (Sully, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 5ZE, United Kingdom), a wholly owned subsidiary of ZEON CORPORATION (1-6-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan), is considering the discontinuation of its production operation and has entered into consultation with its employees regarding this...

Pharmapack in Paris exhibition fair

YEAR BY YEAR in FEBRUARY: IT'S PHARMAPACK TIME IN PARIS

YEAR BY YEAR in FEBRUARY: IT'S PHARMAPACK TIME IN PARIS

In the past 10 years PHARMAPACK became one of the most important exhibition/conference about medical packaging. Zeon's Medical grade Cyclo Olefin Polymers (COP) are highly recommended materials to serve the ongoing trend in syringes , vials and cartridges: From glass to transparent polymers like COP.