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Synthetic Rubber: Medical care improved with silicones

Silicones, owing to their unique qualities, enhance the efficiency of advanced medical technologies...

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Malaysian gloves makers ready to meet demand amid nCoV spread; donates gloves to Wuhan

(UPDATED) - The Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (MARGMA), which comprised of Malaysian rubber glove manufacturers and associated ...

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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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Rubber demand to be affected by coronavirus, says ANRPC

Against the back of the coronavirus pandemic, demand and production of natural rubber is on a downward trend, prompting the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) to revise its 2020 global outlook for natural rubber (NR). The association said it expects NR production to grow by 2.7% this…

Tire Cologne 2020 postponed to May 2021

Given the wide spread of Covid-19 in Germany, organiser Koelnmesse GmbH, in consultation with its partner German Tyre Retail and Vulcanisation Trade Association [Bundesverband Reifenhandel und Vulkaniseur-Handwerk e.V. (BRV)], has decided to postpone Tire Cologne 2020 show, originally scheduled for…

Sinochem sets up rubber antioxidant plant in Thailand

Sinochem International Corporation, a China-based  international fine chemical company listed in Shanghai Stock market, has begun construction of its polymer additives plant in Rojana Industrial Park in Thailand – which is the company’s first overseas polymer additives production base. Opening of the plant will…