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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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Trelleborg receives go ahead for jv

May 29, 2012
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The European Commission has approved the proposed joint venture between Trelleborg and Freudenberg in anti-vibration solutions for light and heavy vehicles. With the go signal at hand, the two companies will start the last phase of preparations to bring the…

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Thailand to clear illegal rubber farms

May 29, 2012

The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry of Thailand will invest US$1.58 million to clear extensive illegal rubber plantations in headwater areas in the south. According to the ministry, there has been extensive encroachment into national forest reserves and wildlife parks…

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Sibur/Sinopec to produce nitrile rubber

May 29, 2012
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Russian petrochemicals firm Sibur and China-based Sinopec have entered into a joint venture to produce butadiene nitrile rubber in Russia. Sinopec will have a 25.1% stake in the Russian rubber plant, which will have a capacity of up to 56,000…

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Lanxess beefs up rubber plant in Belgium

May 29, 2012
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German speciality chemicals company Lanxess has strengthened its butyl rubber plant in Zwijndrecht, Belgium, by having expanded capacity by 10% and building two new pilot plants for R&D for butyl rubber. The biggest share of butyl rubber produced in Zwijndrecht…

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NBR in growth mode

May 29, 2012
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From automotive, aerospace to industrial and consumer goods, nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) will enjoy limitless uses from these applications, says Global Industry Analysts (GIA) in its latest report. Demand for NBR is closely tied to strong GDP growth, which is…

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Recycled tyre-to-oil meets standards

May 29, 2012
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US firm Green EnviroTech Holdings (GETH) says its recycled tyre and plastic to oil samples surpassed all of the required specifications and qualifications required by refineries enabling the oil produced to be sold commercially as crude oil. The last round…

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Actuator simplifies replacement

May 29, 2012
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Hanover-based ContiTech, a division of Continental, has added the D-type series to its actuator product range, designed to simplify and speed up replacement of every single component up to the rubber bellows. Made of aluminium The aluminium connecting plates for…

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Higher productivity from new press

May 29, 2012
REP

French maker of rubber injection moulding machines REP has launched a new machine in its RT9 series, said to match the Japanese standard and compatibility, according to Export Manager Pascal Consolaro. The so-called J model is made in conjunction with…

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Updated ozone test cabinets

May 29, 2012
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German ozone technology specialist Anseros Klaus Nonnenmacher has revised its ozone test chambers. The machines comply with the latest local and international standards and help determine the resistance of elastomers to cracking under ozone exposure.Previously ozone cabinets had been designed…

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US phasing out rubber fittings

May 29, 2012
fuel

The US government and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) intend to phase out rubber boots used on petrol pump handles that capture harmful vapours while refuelling cars. EPA says the removal is necessary because more than 70% of cars on the…

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Rubber Prices
(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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