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Latex: Sustainable rubber against commodity-driven deforestation

Latex: Sustainable rubber against commodity-driven deforestation

As the global natural rubber market hits record growth, how does this relate to the environment? Experts and tyre companies weigh in on the environmental impact of rubber demand to work on solutions..

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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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Pirelli opens new factory in Silao, Mexico

June 27, 2012
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The new plant in Silao is in line with Pirelli’s strategic focus on the Premium segment, in which the group aims to achieve world leadership in 2015

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Goodyear acquires Nippon Giant

June 27, 2012
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The US company will also invest US$250 million to upgrade and expand Tatsuno-based NGT’s tire manufacturing facility

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Interface Solutions acquires plate business from Freudenberg-NOK

June 27, 2012
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The acquisition directly enhances the company’s transmission product portfolio and advance its leading position as a global, vertically integrated sealing solutions provider

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Vulcanised rubber for Rolex watches

June 27, 2012
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Rubber B launched its first vulcanised rubber straps for Rolex watches. Manufactured 100% in Swizerland, this innovation allows the wearer to have the flexibility and customization of a durable rubber strap, without compromising the classic and distinctive beauty that the…

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Demand for rubber processing chemicals projected to rise 4.7%

June 27, 2012

Worldwide demand for rubber processing chemicals is projected to rise 4.7% year through 2015 and reach 1.35 million tonnes, according to a report published by Reportlinker.com. The increase will be driven by ongoing robust growth in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly…

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Indian tyre market to grow 12% next 3 years

June 27, 2012

Research and Markets estimates the tire market in India will grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% between 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for automobile products. The…

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TPJ signs MOU with Jingdong Rubber

June 27, 2012

Kottayam-based rubber products manufacturing company TPJ Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s Jingdong Rubber to set up a white reclaim rubber production unit with an annual capacity of 1,200 tonnes in Kerala. White reclaim rubber is made…

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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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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 12 Nov 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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