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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 shakeups and breakup...

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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 rising global demand for gloves...

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Riding out headwinds in Asian SBR market

Historically, synthetic rubber consumption registers growth that is driven by increasing rubber demand, especially in the automotive, tyre and non-tyre applications. Of types, the use of styrene..

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Tyres: A fresh look at recovery solutions for old tyres

Tyres that have seen better days may be imputed as pollution contributors; however, new developments are changing this notion about end of life tyres (ELTs)...

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Synthetic Rubber: US market; Trade war is not the sector’s waterloo

e US-China trade war is expected to leave many industries wounded. Nevertheless, the US synthetic rubber sector has remained unscathed and has stayed on a growth path...

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World Rubber Summit 2019: New paths for the rubber economy

Getting a firm grip on the successful adoption of innovation and technology transfer in the industry will be a key thrust in driving the agenda at World Rubber Summit 2019...

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Trelleborg opens new Indian AVS factory

April 12, 2019
Trelleborg opens new Indian AVS factory

Trelleborg Anti-Vibration Solutions (AVS), part of Swedish Trelleborg Group, has opened a new manufacturing facility for rail anti-vibration systems in Bengaluru, India. The 6,200 sq.-m. facility will boost Trelleborg’s production capabilities in the region and facilitate the local manufacture of…

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Continental to add production to its South Carolina plant

April 12, 2019
Continental to add production to its South Carolina plant

Continental Tire the Americas is expanding its Sumter, US plant to accommodate production of the ContiSeal puncture-sealing and ContiSilent noise-absorbing passenger tyre lines. As Continental produces the ContiSeal and ContiSilent tyre lines at two plants in Europe, the US production…

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Continental recommends checking tyre pressures regularly

April 11, 2019
Continental recommends checking tyre pressures regularly

The tyre manufacturer advises thorough tyre inspections when refueling or every two weeks to avoid any unprecedented outcomes even when driving at moderate speeds. A sudden, undetected or gradual loss of tyre pressure can cause tyre failure, wear and rolling…

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Enviro develops technology to recover carbon fibre from composites

April 11, 2019
Enviro develops technology to recover carbon fibre from composites

Scandinavian tyre recycler Enviro’s pyrolysis technology is now able to successfully extract carbon fibres from composite material, and it seems possible to utilise the material commercially within the automotive industry. This is demonstrated by the test results from a research…

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Future fleet vehicles subject to changing mobility trends

April 10, 2019
Future fleet vehicles subject to changing mobility trends

In the automotive industry, several changes and disruptions are estimated, according to Kumar Saha, Frost & Sullivan Director of Mobility for market researchers, addressing an audience at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in late 2018. Saha has said that…

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Forestry equipment tyre market on a roll

April 9, 2019
Forestry equipment tyre market on a roll

Increasing demand for wood and wood products, coupled with the shift towards automation in forestry operation to increase efficiency and output, is expected to lead a robust growth for the market in the coming forecast period. It is expected to…

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BKT inaugurates new European headquarters to serve OEMs

April 9, 2019
BKT inaugurates new European headquarters to serve OEMs

India’s Balkrishna Industries (BKT) recently opened its new headquarters in Seregno, Italy. The European market represents 50% of BKT’s annual revenue, which surpassed US$900 million globally in 2018. The new headquarters houses BKT Space, a unique information and technology centre…

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NR output falls by 10% in January; but demand picks up

April 9, 2019
NR output falls by 10% in January; but demand picks up

The world production of natural rubber (NR) experienced a fall at 10.1%, amounting to 1.080 million tonnes in January 2019 on a year-to-year basis, says the latest report from the Malaysia-basedAssociation of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC). It says that this…

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Riding out headwinds in Asian SBR market

April 9, 2019
Riding out headwinds in Asian SBR market

Historically, synthetic rubber consumption registers growth that is driven by increasing rubber demand, especially in the automotive, tyre and non-tyre applications. Of types, the use of styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) rates high in a range of applications owing to its…

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Sumitomo Rubber tyre plant begins operations in Brazil

April 9, 2019
Sumitomo Rubber tyre plant begins operations in Brazil

Following a three-year factory expansion project worth USD$133 million, Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has started production of commercial truck and bus tyres in Fazenda, Brazil; the installation of new production equipment will augment the production capacity from 500 to 1,000…

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