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Synthetic Rubber: The billion dollar synthetic rubber industry

Synthetic Rubber: The billion dollar synthetic rubber industry

Hit by trade wars and economic volatilities, the synthetic rubber sector is anchoring in the robust automotive sector to stay afloat...

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Green Rubber: Rallying points for sustainable rubber

Green Rubber: Rallying points for sustainable rubber

Industry stakeholders are taking up the challenge of securing rubber supply without letting up on efforts to ensure food security, energy efficiency, human rights, and environmental integrity...

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Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

The market for cost-effective and sustainable retread tyres is growing with companies joining forces and launching innovations...

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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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4-ADPA Patent Issue Resolved

June 27, 2012

Solutia, Jiangsu Sinorgchem Technology and Korea Kumho Petrochemical announced that they have reached a global settlement to resolve all disputes among them involving Solutia’s patents for processes to produce 4-ADPA, a chemical intermediate used to make rubber antidegradants. Under the…

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Sumitomo bolsters rubber output at Saudi Arabia plant

June 27, 2012
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Sumitomo Chemical announced that its Rabigh II Project in Saudi Arabia has been approved. The company will move ahead by finalizing various project elements, such as agreements for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and other project contracts, as well as…

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Matriplast to use Kraiburg’s Thermolast in medical products

June 27, 2012
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German TPE specialist Kraiburg TPE’s Thermolast M product range will soon be used in medical products made in Bolivia – Matriplast S.A. based in La Paz will use this advanced product to manufacture high-quality infusion bag closures for the South…

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Mediprene TPE offers alternative to rubber in plunger seals for single-use syringes

June 27, 2012
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Producing consistent, quality products in a cost-efficient manner with fast cycle times; this is the challenge facing the medical device manufacturer of high volume, disposable devices. ELASTO are helping customers achieve this with the development of Mediprene thermoplastic elastomers (TPE)…

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Daikin builds fluoro-rubber project in Changshu

June 21, 2012

Daikin Industries is building new fluoro-rubber capacity in Changshu, China. It was originally scheduled to come on stream in January 2013 but local reports suggest that it may be delayed until mid-year. The company said in July 2011 that it…

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Lanxess India experiences weak Q2 demand

June 21, 2012

While the demand in Q1 2012 was “okay”, the next quarter has seen no growth, the impact of which may be seen in the coming months, said Dr Datta Prasad Talekar, Senior Executive Director, Lanxess India Pvt Ltd. Current problems…

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Eaton acquires Polimer Kauçuk Sanayi ve Pazarlama

June 20, 2012
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Polimer Kauçuk Sanayi ve Pazarlama’s primary markets include construction, mining, agriculture, oil and gas, manufacturing, food and beverage, and chemicals

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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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(Last Updated: 17 Oct 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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