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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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Synthetic Rubber: Rubbers go the extra mile for green tyres

Synthetic Rubber: Rubbers go the extra mile for green tyres

Advancements in synthetic rubbers contribute to the tyres’ potential to enhance fuel economy of vehicles...

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Country Focus: India leads an empowered South Asia

Country Focus: India leads an empowered South Asia

India is spearheading the South Asian region’s metamorphosis into a robust economy, says Angelica Buan in this report. South Asia’s goal to economic growth...

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Magna Tyres Group starts production of Magna Tyres in Hardenberg, The Netherlands

Magna Tyres Group starts production of Magna Tyres in Hardenberg, The Netherlands

Magna Tyres Group is delighted to announce the start of the production of Magna Tyres at the OBO Tyres factory in Hardenberg, the Netherlands...

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Second rubber park in India

February 26, 2012
Second rubber park in India

INDIA has set up a Rs23 crore industrial rubber park in Bodhungnagar in Western Tripura. A joint venture between the Tripura Industrial Development Corporation (TIDC) and the Rubber Board, it is the second of its kind in the country after…

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Keyuan assured of raw material from Shell

February 26, 2012
Keyuan assured of raw material from Shell

CHINESE petrochemicals firm Keyuan Petrochemicals has signed a long-term supplier agreement with Shell Petrochemicals, a joint venture between CNOOC and Royal Dutch Shell Group, to purchase butadiene, an essential raw material used in the production of styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS). This year…

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Goodyear reports Q4 results

February 26, 2012
Goodyear reports Q4 results

GOODYEAR Tyre & Rubber Company reported fourth quarter EPS of US$ 0.03, ex-items, versus estimates of US$ 0.20. Revenues in the quarter rose 12% year-over-year to US$ 5.68 billion, missing estimates of US$ 5.88 billion. Richard J. Kramer, chairman and…

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New website for European fleets

January 31, 2012
New website for European fleets

Goodyear Dunlop has launched a website dedicated to providing fleets with information to reduce their costs and improve their carbon footprint.

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Apollo’s tyre awards recognise Indian fleet operators

January 31, 2012
Apollo’s tyre awards recognise Indian fleet operators

The two top winners and other awardees were selected from more than 5,140 entries received from fleet operators across India.

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German rubber chemical facility opens in India

January 31, 2012
German rubber chemical facility opens in India

The relocation is due to good infrastructure and opportunities for future expansion offered by the large Lanxess site at Jhagadia and its proximity to key customers.

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Lanxess to build plant in Russia

January 31, 2012
Lanxess to build plant in Russia

The EUR5 million plant will start up in 2013 and in 2016, a production facility for bladders used in tyre production will be added.

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Metal housing supplier bought by ElringKlinger

January 31, 2012
Metal housing supplier bought by ElringKlinger

Hug is being further developed for exhaust treatment technology and filter substrates within ElringKlinger to serve primarily as a R&D site.

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Trelleborg divests French auto unit

January 31, 2012
Trelleborg divests French auto unit

The transaction is expected to be finalised in the first quarter of 2012.

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AfriRen obtains finance for Ghanaian rubber biomass

January 30, 2012
AfriRen obtains finance for Ghanaian rubber biomass

The site is being developed by its Takoradi Renewable Energy subsidiary as part of an US$8 million investment by AfriRen in biomass production in the West African nation.

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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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