Retford, UK -- Trelleborg said its applied technologies operation recently won government funding from Innovate UK, and will work with Loughborough University to develop new products.
Funding will start in January 2018 and run for 24 months. Philip Brindle, technical manager with Trelleborg applied technologies, said: ‘We are delighted to have won the funding, and we are excited to work with Loughborough University on cutting-edge technology.’
He said the funding would be used by Trelleborg to explore new polymeric technologies and manufacturing technique. ‘We will also focus on finding new renewable technologies that reduce the carbon footprint,’ he said.
This division of Trelleborg specialises in making products that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments, predominantly from polyurethane materials.