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Bio-based EPDM soon a reality

September 26, 2011
Bio-based EPDM soon a reality

GERMANY-based Lanxess will produce the first sugar cane-based EPDM at its plant in Brazil by the year end. It will utilise sugar cane-based ethylene from Braskem to produce what it says will be several hundred tonnes of the bio-based EPDM.…

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Rubber recycling on the upward trend

August 28, 2011
Rubber recycling on the upward trend

PROBABLY one of the most volatile commodities today, rubber has gone through a series of supply and demand gaps over the years, which has resulted in a sharp increase in pricing. It is because of the price fluctuations, changing weather…

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Wacker sells tyre release unit and opens plants

July 18, 2011
Wacker sells tyre release unit and opens plants

TO streamline its product portfolio, Wacker Chemie has sold its silicone-based tyre release agent business to Rhein Chemie Rheinau, a subsidiary of German chemicals company Lanxess. In other news, Wacker has set up a silicones plant in India and started…

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Auto parts companies place importance on Chinese R&D

June 23, 2011
Auto parts companies place importance on Chinese R&D

SWEDISH anti-vibration products supplier Trelleborg recently inaugurated its R&D centre in Shanghai. It will be used to develop noise and vibration-damping brake solutions for passenger vehicles. Meanwhile, Japanese company Tokai Rubber Industries is spending US$623,000 in an R&D centre in…

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Glove industry still going strong in Malaysia

June 8, 2011
Glove industry still going strong in Malaysia

Malaysia is still the largest producer of gloves in the world, a position that it has kept for the eighth year in a row in the fast growing glove industry that shows no signs of slowing down, says PC Teh…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 14, November 2017)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


Source: India Rubber Board

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