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Bridgestone to bring Examation tyre assembling system to Hungary plant

October 19, 2016
Bridgestone to bring Examation tyre assembling system to Hungary plant

Bridgestone Corporation, one of the world’s largest tyre and rubber companies, is bringing its state-of-the-art Examation tyre assembling system to its Tatabánya Plant, a passenger car tyre plant in Hungary, this year. Designed to further improve quality and help increase…

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German manufacturer introduces silicone-based 3D printing material

October 14, 2016
German manufacturer introduces silicone-based 3D printing material

As the choices for 3D printing materials widen, new applications and manufacturing uses for 3D printing technologies are also being explored continuously by the market. German industrial 3D printer manufacturer Keyence announced a new material development with its new 3D…

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Demand for durable, efficient tyres to drive tyre chemicals market growth

October 14, 2016
Demand for durable, efficient tyres to drive tyre chemicals market growth

The world’s growing demand for highly durable tyres by passenger cars, medium & heavy commercial vehicle and OTR tyres segment is expected to drive the growth of the global tyre chemicals market, surpassing 42.58 million tonnes by 2025. This is…

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Bridgestone Americas to expand Wilson tyre plant

January 6, 2016
Bridgestone Americas to expand Wilson tyre plant

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations is expanding the company’s Wilson, North Carolina passenger tyre manufacturing facility as part of a five-year, US$164 million investment to meet market demands and invest in newer, more efficient technology. The multi-phase expansion of the 42-year-old,…

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Continental Donates US$10,000 to firefighters’ charity

December 30, 2015
Continental Donates US$10,000 to firefighters’ charity

International automotive supplier Continental today donated US$10,000 to the Auburn Hills Firefighters’ Helping Hands organization. The money donated will go toward helping needy families this holiday season. “For the seventh year in a row, Continental has made a substantial impact…

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Trelleborg to launch Interfit service brand in Australia, New Zealand

November 30, 2015
Trelleborg to launch Interfit service brand in Australia, New Zealand

Trelleborg Wheel Systems is to rebrand Solid Service, its Australian industrial tyre service business as Interfit, bringing it in line with the Trelleborg’s other tyre service operations around the world. Paul Hansen, Managing Director of Interfit Australia, says: “This is…

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Kumho US plant nears completion

October 27, 2015
Kumho US plant nears completion

Kumho’s first North American tyre plant is set to occur in the early part of 2016, and underlines the company’s aim of strengthening its position in this key automotive market as well as its overall plans for global expansion. Kumho…

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Monster Jam goes to Europe

October 27, 2015
Monster Jam goes to Europe

After the summer tour in Spain and Belgium last June, Monster Jam is back in Europe. The show will travel to the capitals of Sweden and Finland. BKT, official and exclusive tire manufacturer of Monster Jam till 2018, will be…

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Pirelli, Rosneft and Synthos sign MOU for Russian rubber plant

October 23, 2015
Pirelli, Rosneft and Synthos sign MOU for Russian rubber plant

Pirelli, Rosneft and Synthos signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the approval of the results of the feasibility study begun in April and future cooperation in the development of the synthetic rubber plant construction project in Nakhodka, Russia. The document…

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Chinese rubber cable brand fails UK standards

October 14, 2015
Chinese rubber cable brand fails UK standards

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) discovered that cables from a Chinese supplier were being exported to the UK despite failing product standards. Chinese company LongZ Group has been supplying rubber flexible cords to Doncaster cables in the UK. In their…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 05, December 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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