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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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JK Tyre opens first retread centre in Nepal

India’s JK Tyre & Industries (JK Tyre) has inaugurated its first retread centre in Pokhara, Nepal. The strategically-located retread centre is fitted with advanced technology/machinery and trained manpower to cater to the potentially demanding market of truck tyres and will…

Vanseal acquired by Blue Point

Vanseal acquired by Blue Point

US custom moulded rubber, plastic and sealing components maker Vanseal Corporation, along with sister companies Ritus Corporation and Classic Molding, has been acquired by Blue Point Capital Partners (BPCP).  “This is an exciting new chapter for our engineering-driven platform, talented…