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Latex: Asian rubber industry beats the odds

The world needs rubber and the region’s largest natural rubber producers, currently encumbered in price volatility and production deficiencies, are ...

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Materials News: Continental Carbon promotes eco-friendly carbon black

According to a Lucintel survey, the 2018 specialty carbon black market reached US$1.8 billion. Due to its increased demand in ...

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Recycling: Tyre sector tackles circularity of rubber

Processing of scrap tyres as viable source of energy, fuel, and materials for key applications is gaining traction in the ...

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Silicones Industry: An elastic market growth

Silicones are yielding to brighter market prospects as the materials have a higher success rate in a highly diverse range ...

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As the love-hate trade relationship between the US and China ensues, the rest of the world shield their industries from shakeups and breakups.

Trade war strains US ag sector; China eyes India’s rubber goods market

As the love-hate trade relationship between the US and China ensues, the rest of the world shield their industries from ...

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Gloves Industry: Malaysia, hand-in-glove with the rubber glove market

Though competition is tight in the gloves industry, according to Malaysia’s industry players, nobody is backing down from meeting the ...

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Thailand is now world’s largest rubber exporter

Thailand’s Department of Trade Negotiations (DTN), Ministry of Commerce, has announced that the country has become the world’s largest rubber exporter, thanks to its free trade agreements (FTA) with China and many other countries including Southeast Asia, Japan, South Korea,…

Michelin Scorcher tyre chosen for first electric Harley

Michelin Scorcher tyre chosen for first electric Harley

French tyre maker Michelin will provide custom-designed Scorcher Sport tyres to the first all-electric Harley-Davidson motorcycle, the LiveWire. Co-developed and co-branded with the American motor company, the Scorcher Sport tyres are to spearhead a planned portfolio of electric two-wheelers that…