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Smart tyres come of age

Smart tyres come of age

Smart tyre developments are driving forward the future of the mobility ecosystem. Connected cars are nothing without smart tyres. Dramatically having evolved from the 19th century...

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Latex Industry: Asia cultivates an efficient rubber production

Latex Industry: Asia cultivates an efficient rubber production

The region’s rubber sector has a blueprint of strategies to hedge it against falling prices and struggling output. Prices under the weather. World demand for rubber has...

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Malaysia’s glove sector: in a quiet revolution with automation/Industry 4.0

Malaysia’s glove sector: in a quiet revolution with automation/Industry 4.0

The world’s largest producer of rubber gloves is getting a hold of competition, wage hikes and volatile currency, with capacity expansions through automation...

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Green Rubber: New biorubber tyres with a greener footprint

Green Rubber: New biorubber tyres with a greener footprint

R&D efforts and partnerships are keeping pace with the clamour for renewable-sourced rubber for tyres, says Angelica Buan in this report. From guayule to soy beans...

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The anatomy of biobased rubber in tyres

The anatomy of biobased rubber in tyres

Renewably-sourced synthetic rubbers are making the cut in the growing automotive and tyre markets, says Angelica Buan in this report..

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Paving the way for rubberised roads

Paving the way for rubberised roads

Rubberised roads demonstrate a viable solution against greenhouse gas emissions, road noise abatement and landfilling of scrap tyre rubber. In Thailand, rubber roads also stabilise its economy, says..

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More tyres for US market

September 25, 2011
More tyres for US market

JAPAN tyre maker Bridgestone’s US tyre operation is increasing production capacity of passenger car radial tyres and light truck radial tyres at its Aiken Plant in South Carolina. The total investment will be approximately US$211 million. Plans call for increasing…

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More silica from PPG

September 25, 2011
More silica from PPG

IN response to the growing demand for precipitated silica worldwide, US-based PPG Industries is increasing its capacity by more than 18,000 tonnes/year. The capacity expansions will be undertaken at its US and Netherlands facilities. Some of the capacity will come…

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Goodyear unveils self-inflatable tyres

September 20, 2011
Goodyear unveils self-inflatable tyres

AUTOMAKERS have made modern-day vehicles safer, more comfortable, fuel-efficient and yet, fun to drive. However, tyres have always received step-motherly treatment, forcing vehicle owners to carry an extra tyre to avert a flat tyre situation. But carrying a spare tyre…

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Bridgestone and Michelin in China

September 15, 2011
Bridgestone and Michelin in China

Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone will increase the production capacity at two of its Chinese radial passenger tyre plants in Tianjin and Wuxi to meet the demand for tyres in China, which is expected to grow in the medium to long-term.

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Kraton pushes its IR as an alternative to NR for medical products

September 15, 2011
Kraton pushes its IR as an alternative to NR for medical products

With allergy reactions to natural rubber (NR) grades for gloves, global producer of styrenic block copolymers or SBCs, Kraton Performance Polymers is pushing its Cariflex isoprene rubber (IR) to the medical industry, especially for surgical gloves. To meet the expected…

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Recycling of tyres into oil and gaskets

September 15, 2011
Recycling of tyres into oil and gaskets

US-based plastics recycling company Green EnviroTech Holdings (GETH) will set up two tyre recycling plants in the country using the latest technology from East Asia

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KBR to provide construction services for Zeon Chemicals nitrile rubber plant expansion project

September 1, 2011

HOUSTON, TX – KBR has announced it was awarded a contract by Zeon Chemicals (Zeon) to provide construction management and construction services for its Nitrile Rubber Plant Expansion project in Pasadena, Texas. KBR will manage the first phase of Zeon’s…

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Tyre International appoints asphalt rubber technology expert Dr. Serji N. Amirkhanian to Board of Directors

September 1, 2011

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Tyre International a tyre recycler and maker of rubber products, has announced that Dr. Serji N. Amirkhanian has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Dr. Amirkhanian is a recognized international authority on the use…

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World nitrile rubber market studied

September 1, 2011

DUBLIN, Ireland — Merchant Research & Consulting, Ltd. has published a new report titled, Nitrile Rubber (NBR): 2011 World Market Outlook and Forecast . The 172-page report was first published in June 2011 and is available for a price of…

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Latex dispersion conference in Malaysia

August 29, 2011
Latex dispersion conference in Malaysia

From coatings to carpets to condoms, the latex disperison conference come March by the iSmithers will provide updates on the latest trends and developments in natural rubber latex, aqueous synthetic polymer latices, processing chemicals and additives, latex-based products and relevant…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 05, December 2017)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


Source: India Rubber Board

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