We are innovators, just like you!
The world of technical textiles is exciting, everyday new solutions are brought to respond to modern needs, whether they are societal, technical, or simply help do things better. Innovations are crucial, and textile developers will need to continuously push the limits of the conventional textile applications. For this, you can count on Bluestar Silicones to support you, innovation is in our DNA!
Be creative, we have the toolbox
Our technical experts and our new textile coating silicones are there to help you bring new functions to your end-products, or support your process improvements. Optimizing the interactions between the textile substrate, our coating materials, and your process will make the difference when aiming for premium performance.
Heading for new products, new horizons? Start a new journey to innovation with us at Techtextil 2017: meet Bluestar Silicones in Hall 3.1, block C88, booth B87 and discover your new silicone toolbox.
Partnership with Techtera x 2G2L
Proud to be an innovation-driven company, we are thrilled to have recently partnered with Techtera (textile and flexible materials cluster in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region) and 2G2L (designers and MesseFrankfurt’s artistic directors) on their project of promoting technical textiles in an unusual way, through fashion designs. 2G2L designers have created outfits made of technical textiles, of which two are made with silicone-coated fabrics: they will be showcased during the event in Hall 6.1, Avantex booth A96.
About Bluestar Silicones
With worldwide operations headquartered in Lyon, France, Bluestar Silicones is a €525 million worldwide silicones raw material manufacturer. The company is one of the world's leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers with more than 60 years of silicone expertise. Bluestar Silicones has manufacturing operations throughout the world and combines upstream silicon metal operations and capacity with downstream silicone market and application development expertise. The company offers a comprehensive range of silicone technologies in support of diverse specialty markets including paper release, textile coatings, healthcare, moldmaking, automotive, aerospace, and personal care. Bluestar Silicones is owned by Elkem AS, Norway.