The Atlanta-based manufacturer of micronized rubber powders (MRPs) from recycled rubber, Lehigh Technologies announced that it has won the iChemE Global Award for Sustainable Technology. They have won the award for their submission to the iChemE Global Award contest, titled “Micronised rubber powder – green for free,” Lehigh said. The company also said that the submission detailed how Lehigh has developed and commercialized MRPs for use as a raw material in industrial markets ranging from rubber compounds to polyurethane systems.

lehigh_logo“MRP delivers an unbeatable proposition of transformative cost reductions of up to 50 percent per unit as well as performance and significant environmental benefits,” the company said in a press release.

According to Lehigh, the iChemie Global Awards, held in partnership with Aramco, celebrate excellence, innovation and achievement in the chemical and process industries. Judges of the awards evaluate entries for originality, innovation of potential or achieved technical/business success, environmental benefits, impact on stakeholders and potential for wider application.

Article source: European RubberJournal

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