23 Apr 2014

Upcoming oil and gas webinar: Solving sealing challenges in upstream and downstream environments

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27 Mar 2014

Applications of Polymeric Drug Delivery Systems are Discussed in New Book

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20 Mar 2014

Specialty Tires Market Forecast to Continue Growth until 2019

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18 Mar 2014

Smithers Rapra announces dates for Pigment and Color Science Forum 2014 and TiO2 World Summit

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Smithers Rapra has been a trusted partner of the plastics and rubber industries for over 90 years. Our business is built around supporting your product life cycle, ensuring that you get the value and insight you need to drive your business forward.


Material and Product Testing

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Chemical Analysis

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Technical expertise in product design, process improvement and development for rubbers, plastics, and other polymeric materials


Processing and Development

Technical support for optimizing manufacturing processes and small scale specialist production


Organizing world class networking and technical conferences for the polymer and related industries for over 30 years

Training Courses

Providing polymer-focused classroom courses, in-company training sessions, webinars and more

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