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Synthetic Rubber: Medical care improved with silicones

Silicones, owing to their unique qualities, enhance the efficiency of advanced medical technologies...

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Malaysian gloves makers ready to meet demand amid nCoV spread; donates gloves to Wuhan

(UPDATED) - The Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (MARGMA), which comprised of Malaysian rubber glove manufacturers and associated ...

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Green Rubber: Tyre makers rally for sustainable “white gold” material

Tyre makers are affirming their commitment to sustainable natural rubber sourcing while helping weed out unethical and environmentally unsound practices ...

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Silicones: Injecting innovations to advance opportunities in LSR

Leading global LSR solution providers are driving the billion-dollar medical devices and automotive markets with new innovations and technologies, with ...

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Technology/Machinery at K2019

German speciality chemicals firm Lanxess’s Rhein Chemie business unit will be showcasing new masterbatches from the Rhenogran product series. Aramid ...

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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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Synthomer completes acquisition of Omnova

UK polymer company Synthomer says that it has completed its acquisition of Omnova Solutions Inc, a US-based specialty chemical company that manufactures emulsion polymers, speciality chemicals and decorative products. Synthomer had made an offer to buy Omnova for an enterprise…

Rubber demand globally on a downward trend in 2020

According to the Malaysia-headquartered Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC)’s March report, the world consumption of natural rubber (NR) fell 19.6%, year-on-year, during the first quarter of 2020, as per the preliminary estimates and forecasts of individual countries. The…