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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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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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GRI acquires Aussie forklift tyre company

Sri Lankan tyre maker GRI has acquired Australian industrial tyre specialist Axis Tyres. The acquisition is focused on the forklift segment of Axis Industrial Tyres Pty Ltd and includes the four branches of Axis in Altona and Braeside in Melbourne, the…

Hubner sells auto segment to Gotec

German mobility supplier Hubner will be divesting itself of its automotive segment as of 1 April 2020. The business with injection-moulded plastic components will be sold to automotive supplier Gotec Gorschlüter GmbH located in Wülfrath, Germany, close to Wuppertal. Gotec…

TRM supplies OTR line to Kal Tire

In the desert of Sonora, close to the biggest copper open-pit mining of Mexico and one of the largest in the world, Italian retreading technology firm TRM has delivered what it says is “the most modern OTR plant” to Kal…