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Medical Devices: Material innovations enable medical device breakthroughs

Medical Devices: Material innovations enable medical device breakthroughs

Modern medical devices aid in early detection and treatment of diseases, as well as help in improving the quality of life of patients with disabilities. This increasing...

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Key factors for choosing silicone solutions in medical device lubrication

Key factors for choosing silicone solutions in medical device lubrication

There are no lagging moments for the medical devices market worldwide, as demand is growing, against the backdrop of expanding healthcare expenditure as a result of universal healthcare reforms; as we

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Challenges beget opportunities; Sri Lanka on the road to growth

Challenges beget opportunities; Sri Lanka on the road to growth

Various industries that are reliant on high performance and quality rubbers are advancing at a past pace. Today, opportunities and challenges, alike, are shaping...

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Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

No-flat tyres were almost inconceivable with the proliferation of the ubiquitous pneumatic tyres. However, with the advent of airless tyres, the..

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Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic rubber company Arlanxeo appointed Joosang Kim as Managing Director of Arlanxeo Singapore Pte Ltd, effective 1 February 2018. He replaces Georges Barbey...

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Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Robotics designs have diversified from rigid to flexible, in a bid to make a new breed of agile robots that mimic the locomotion...

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ContiTech buys specialist UK belt-maker

June 19, 2012

The German belts giant ContiTech has bought a British company, Specialised Belting Supplies, which makes mainly steep-angle conveyor belts for transporting bulk materials such as ore, coal or gravel. Production will stay at the company’s site in Thetford, Norfolk, where…

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Pirelli buys Swedish tyre retail chain Däckia

June 19, 2012

According to Pirelli, the move is in line with its strategy of reinforcement on markets with strong growth in high-end, high margin segments.

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Sinopec Signs Cooperation Agreement with Sibur

June 19, 2012
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The joint venture will use patents and technologies from Sibur to produce nitrile butadiene rubber and isoprene rubber

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LANXESS sets its sights on Turkey’s growing market

June 19, 2012
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Lanxess officially opened its new subsidiary in Istanbul, Lanxess Kimya Ticaret Ltd. will manage the company’s business in this growing market in the future

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Yokohama signs UN global compact

June 14, 2012

Yokohama Rubber has signed onto the United Nations Global Compact, an initiative encouraging companies to conduct their business activities with sustainability and responsibility. Yokohama said it embraces and will support and observe the global compact’s 10 principles of corporate social…

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Walki opens Russian plant

June 14, 2012
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Walki Group, which makes technical laminates including facings for rigid foam, has opened a plant in Svetogorsk, Russia. According to the company, the new plant is located at the ZAO International Paper pulp and paper mill, cementing further the group’s…

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Conti submits retreads for SmartWay verification

June 14, 2012

Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. has submitted its HDL Eco Plus ContiTread drive and trailer retread tire products to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership for certification as low-rolling-resistance technologies, the tire maker said. Conti said it submitted…

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Nexen reopens JV talk with Michelin

June 14, 2012

In a brief stock exchange filing, Nexen Tire Corp. has said it has re-opened discussions with Michelin in respect of a possible joint venture and expects those discussions to continue. The June 8 filing on the Korean Stock Exchange in…

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Philippine rubber farmers seek probe on falling prices

June 11, 2012

Owners of rubber farms in North Cotabato, Philippines urged the Department of Agriculture to look into the continuing decline of prices of their products. Datu Boy Imba, a senior official of the Free Rubber Tappers’ Association in the province, said…

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Car sales in China up 22.6% YoY

June 11, 2012

Car sales in China rose 22.6%  in May from a year earlier, extending the double-digit gain made in the previous month, as new models premiered at April’s Beijing Autoshow started to hit the showrooms. In May a total of 1.28…

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(Last Updated: 16 Aug 2018)

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


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