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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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Silicones Industry: An elastic market growth

Silicones are yielding to brighter market prospects as the materials have a higher success rate in a highly diverse range ...

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As the love-hate trade relationship between the US and China ensues, the rest of the world shield their industries from shakeups and breakups.

Trade war strains US ag sector; China eyes India’s rubber goods market

As the love-hate trade relationship between the US and China ensues, the rest of the world shield their industries from ...

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Gloves Industry: Malaysia, hand-in-glove with the rubber glove market

Though competition is tight in the gloves industry, according to Malaysia’s industry players, nobody is backing down from meeting the ...

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Sika acquires Chinese silicone sealant firm

Sika acquires Chinese silicone sealant firm

Swiss speciality chemicals firm Sika is to acquire Crevo-Hengxin, a Chinese manufacturer of silicone sealants and adhesives used in both industry and construction applications. With this takeover, Sika says it is expanding its target markets industry and sealing & bonding…

Black Swan: beyond the retreading process

Black Swan: beyond the retreading process

Tyre Retreading Machinery or TRM, a manufacturer of systems for tyre retreading and a division of Marangoni Meccanica, has developed a new application of its patented cushion gum extruder with strip winding technology. Thanks to its characteristics of flexibility and…

Linglong Tire extends partnership with Geely Auto

Linglong Tire extends partnership with Geely Auto

China’s Shandong Linglong Tire (Linglong) and Geely Automobile (Geely) have recently entered a long-term partnership to promote product design and development, new technology applications, quality assurance, cost optimisation, and manufacturing globalisation – Geely’s global manufacturing bases will provide a stable…