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Driving millennials more familiar with emojis than tyre warning light – study

Driving millennials more familiar with emojis than tyre warning light – study

The study conducted by Zeno Research & Insights, involved an online survey among 1,075 US adults aged 18+ who have a driver's license and access to a vehicle.

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Latex: Sustainable rubber against commodity-driven deforestation

Latex: Sustainable rubber against commodity-driven deforestation

As the global natural rubber market hits record growth, how does this relate to the environment? Experts and tyre companies weigh in on the environmental impact of rubber demand to work on solutions..

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Synthetic Rubber: The billion dollar synthetic rubber industry

Synthetic Rubber: The billion dollar synthetic rubber industry

Hit by trade wars and economic volatilities, the synthetic rubber sector is anchoring in the robust automotive sector to stay afloat...

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Green Rubber: Rallying points for sustainable rubber

Green Rubber: Rallying points for sustainable rubber

Industry stakeholders are taking up the challenge of securing rubber supply without letting up on efforts to ensure food security, energy efficiency, human rights, and environmental integrity...

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Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

The market for cost-effective and sustainable retread tyres is growing with companies joining forces and launching innovations...

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Medical Devices: Material innovations enable medical device breakthroughs

Medical Devices: Material innovations enable medical device breakthroughs

Modern medical devices aid in early detection and treatment of diseases, as well as help in improving the quality of life of patients with disabilities. This increasing...

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Ohio company recalls sausage products on possible rubber contamination

January 14, 2019
Ohio company recalls sausage products on possible rubber contamination

J. H. Routh Packing Co, a Sandusky, Ohio establishment, has recalled an estimated 780 kg raw pork sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reported. The raw ground…

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Enviro, Treadcraft extend partnership; plan jv for a new recycling plant

January 11, 2019
Enviro, Treadcraft extend partnership; plan jv  for a new recycling plant

Sweden-headquaretred Scandinavian Enviro Systems, a company developing, building and operating industrial plants for material recovery from End of Life Tyres (ELT); and Canadian recycler Treadcraft Limited extend the MoU that was signed on 29 June, 2018 by six months. The…

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Hankook Tire launches shape-changing new tyre design

January 11, 2019
Hankook Tire launches shape-changing new tyre design

South Koran tyre maker, Hankook Tire unveiled on 2 January its latest tyre innovation called “Transforming Tire” , the fourth output of “The Next Driving Lab” project that demonstrates its innovative commitment to future driving. The “Transforming Tire” transforms its…

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Malaysian Rubber Board loses RM800 mn from land sale

January 9, 2019
Malaysian Rubber Board loses RM800 mn from land sale

The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) is reported to have incurred losses estimated at RM800 million, following a land sale in Sungai Buloh. This was recently disclosed by Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim, according to Bernama. She said the…

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Top Glove to set up plant in Turkey; on expansion spree to boost capacity

January 9, 2019
Top Glove to set up plant in Turkey; on expansion spree to boost capacity

Top Glove Corporation Bhd, the world’s largest manufacturer of rubber gloves, may expand its business in Turkey. According to founder Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai, the Malaysia-headquartered company has planned to establish a factory in Turkey, which imports 70% per…

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Hutchinson acquires Midé Technology

January 9, 2019
Hutchinson acquires Midé Technology

France-based global leader in vibration control, fluid management and sealing system technologies, Hutchinson SA, is acquiring Midé Technology Corporation, an engineering company based in Medford, Minesotta, US. Midé Technology specialises in smart material technology and mechatronics. The acquisition is subject…

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RDAbbott to distribute Arlanxeo’s HPE across US

January 9, 2019
RDAbbott to distribute Arlanxeo’s HPE across US

California-headquartered full-service rubber supplier RDAbbott has signed a new distribution agreement with leading global synthetic rubber company, Arlanxeo to expand its distribution of Arlanxeo’s High Performance Elastomers (HPE) nationwide to the continental US. Prior to this revised distribution agreement, RDAbbott…

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Avon Rubber’s RPE business secures US DoD US$92 mn supply contract

January 8, 2019
Avon Rubber’s RPE business secures US DoD US$92 mn supply contract

UK-headquartered Avon Rubber’s respiratory protective equipment (RPE) business, Avon Protection has been awarded a sole source contract to supply the US  Department of Defence (DoD) with the M69 Joint Service Aircrew Mask for Strategic Aircraft, related accessories and engineering support. The…

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Vietnam rubber export’s wins and losses in 2018

January 8, 2019
Vietnam rubber export’s wins and losses in 2018

According to reports, quoting the Vietnam Rubber Association, Vietnam has shipped an estimated 1.6 million tonnes of rubber or over US$2 billion in 2018, up 14.5% in volume but down 6.1% year-on-year in value. In December, the country exported 190,000…

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Rehau completes acquisition of Swiss rubber and polymers supplier

January 8, 2019
Rehau completes acquisition of Swiss rubber and polymers supplier

Rehau Verwaltungszentrale, a Swiss holding company of the Rehau Group, a leading systems and service provider for polymer-based solutions in the construction, automotive and industrial sectors has successfully completed the acquisition of MB Barter & Trading AG (MBT), a Swiss,…

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(Last Updated: 22 Jan 2019)

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