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The latest news, events and reports from Nynas tyre and rubber oils.

  • Nynas experts lecture at KTH

    Nynas traditionally maintains a close partnership with universities and higher education institutions. An illustrative example of this is the lecture on the oil industry held for students at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

  • Brains of Nynas: Sibala Libish Kumar

    Sibala Libish Kumar has worked in the industry since 2007 in various customer-facing roles. As a Customer Service Specialist at Nynas, her duties include ensuring the customer service team remains abreast of all processes and that the ongoing digitalisation aligns with the company's goals and objectives. Find out what's on her mind.

  • Getting the scope of it

    As the need to cut emissions of greenhouse gas is becoming more urgent, companies must look beyond their direct climate impact. From 2025, organisations that operate in Europe will be required to report their indirect – so-called Scope 3 – emissions.

  • NYTEX 4700 means improved fuel efficiency and smaller carbon footprint

    Naphthenic oils are an excellent solution for formulating high-performance tyre compounds. With secure supply and a smaller overall carbon footprint, NYTEX® 4700, offers an attractive alternative to Group I refining aromatic sidestreams such as TDAE and RAE.

  • 95 years and still going strong

    After nearly a century in the market, Nynas is actively developing new, forward-looking, customer-centric solutions to contribute to performance and sustainable development. The distinctive entrepreneurial spirit that characterised the company's founders continues unabated.

  • The Brains of Nynas: Tallal Belkheiri

    With a solid R&D background in process technology, Tallal Belkheiri's work as Nynas Sustainability Manager involves developing sustainable technological solutions. Find out what's on his mind.

  • Environmental responsibility at sea

    A new ship currently under construction will provide a modern, fuel-efficient platform to transport Nynas products in a cost-effective manner and support the transition to a sustainable company.

  • The future of transportation

    Three industry experts reflect on how technology, geopolitics, sustainability and other factors will affect the movement of people and goods in the future.

  • The Brains of Nynas: Alistair Meyer

    Alistair Meyer is Nynas Regional Sales Director. Essentially, this means that he operates globally, with responsibility for our naphthenics business in the Americas, APAC, Central Europe, Turkey, Middle East, Africa and India. Find out what’s on his mind.

  • NYTEX® BIO 6200 is the innovation of the year

    Om 21 March, Nynas’ biobased tyre oil NYTEX BIO 6200 was awarded as the top chemicals and compounding innovation of the year at Tire Technology Expo, held in Hannover, Germany in March.

  • The Brains of Nynas: Herbert Fruhmann

    Dr Fruhmann has spent several years as Market Manager for Nynas’ lube segment and then in the same position for the tyre oil segment. He now works with Global Account Management & Business Development. Find out what's on his mind.

  • Securing supply of tyre oils

    In addition to supply pressures following the Covid-19 pandemic, recent geopolitical events, most importantly Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the ensuing sanctions, have had a substantial impact on trade flows relating to the tyre industry. This presents significant challenges to European tyre makers.

  • Reflections on the European market

    War, energy shortages, disrupted supply chains, re-allocation of demand and inflation are putting pressure on European markets. Three experts discuss how European companies should approach the future.

  • At the heart of the action

    Nynas has traditionally played an active role in connection with international gatherings. The pandemic made this important sharing of knowledge difficult, despite digital seminars and conferences, but the situation has now started to normalise once more.

  • Nynas BIO products now ISCC Plus certified

    Nynas has received ISCC Plus certification for the biobased products NYTRO BIO 300X and NYTEX BIO 6200.

  • The Brains of Nynas: Elena Minchak

    Elena is Research Manager at Nynas Naphthenics, responsible for planning and performing research activities to increase knowledge in areas of strategic importance for Nynas. Find out what's on her mind.

  • Nynas recognized for sustainability

    Nynas has received the EcoVadis Gold Sustainability rating, this puts the company in the top group of its category for sustainability performance.

  • Taking off

    There are few sectors with higher standards for safety and performance than the aerospace industry. The combination of extreme operational forces and strict safety criteria means that aircraft manufacturers can only work with partners that supply high-performance products and solutions. Nynas is one of those suppliers.

  • The future looks bright for Nynas’ bio-based tyre oil

    NYTEX® BIO 6200 is one of the most important sustainability products right now.

  • Reflections on biodegradability

    How do we assess biodegradability? Why is it important to separate between bio-based and biodegradable? And how does biodegradability fit into the concept of sustainability? Three experts share their thoughts.

  • NYTEX® BIO 6200 achieves high ranking

    Nynas bio-based tyre oil NYTEX® BIO 6200 is currently ranked as one of most important sustainability projects by the European Rubber Journal.

  • Time to go circular

    More than simply recycling, circular economy is about capturing a larger part of the value that is typically lost in our traditional linear economic model. For Nynas, a circular approach is one of the things that separates us from regular oil companies.

  • Sight set on Sustainability

    Post-pandemic, Nynas is gearing up its tyre and rubber oil products to meet the demands of a market aiming for sustainability. We asked Dr Gaia Franzolin, Marketing Director at Nynas and Dr Kamyar Alavi, Senior Specialist, to explain and to give their perspective on the pandemic and the future.

  • Driving the future of driving

    Nynas is playing an important role in the transition to electric vehicles, as a supplier to the automotive industry and a producer of high-performance oils needed to power tomorrow’s electrical infrastructure.

  • How to lower the ECO footprint of a tyre

    The environmental impact of tyres comes mainly from their usage, but also to quite some extent from the raw materials. Making more environmentally friendly tyres thus requires using more renewable and recyclable material.

  • Plasticizing rubber after Covid-19

    2020 was a year like no other. Beyond the face masks, social distancing and working from home, the economy took a dive. These unprecedented events coincided with an ongoing restructuring of the refining industry, which will have a lasting effect on the production of tyres and rubber.

  • Nynas in top 1 % for sustainability

    Nynas has received the coveted EcoVadis Platinum CSR rating, this puts the company in the top 1% for sustainability performance.

  • Achieving excellence through research and development

    The Nynas research team plays an essential role in the success of the company’s naphthenic oil business, as its experts collaborate and strive to develop high-quality, sustainable products.

  • Significant addition to Nynas rubber lab

    Tommie Ibert, Development Engineer, tests the new advanced video extensometer that has been installed at the Nynas Rubber Compounding Lab in Nynäshamn.

  • Reflections on creating a safety culture

    Safety is a top priority for manufacturing companies. Here three experts share insights on how to ensure a safe operation and avoid high-consequence accidents.

  • Nynas oils contribute to safe and efficient winter tyres

    Tyres made with Nynas oils provide low rolling resistance, reducing energy losses and fuel consumption, while maintaining wet grip for improved control on snow and ice.

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