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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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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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Baosteel starting up wire rod facility

January 30, 2012
Baosteel starting up wire rod facility

CHINESE steel wire maker Jiangsu Baosteel is marking its entry into the high-grade wire rod product field with the set up of precision steel wire facility in Jiangsu Haimen Haibao Industrial Park. The project will be constructed in two phases…

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Orion builds carbon black plant in South Korea

January 30, 2012
Orion builds carbon black plant in South Korea

US-based Orion Engineered Carbons will construct a fifth production unit for tread blacks at its plant in Yeosu, South Korea. The additional unit will increase the plant’s annual output by 36 tonnes to a total of 188 tonnes. The project…

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Kobe/L&T tyre machine facility running

January 30, 2012
Kobe/L&T tyre machine facility running

JAPANESE company Kobe Steel’s joint venture with India’s Larsen & Toubro has started up production of rubber processing machinery in India. Called L&T Kobelco Machinery, the joint venture manufactures rubber mixers and twin-screw rollerhead extruders used in making tyres. The…

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Cooper buys tyre facility in Serbia

January 30, 2012

US-based Cooper Tire & Rubber is acquiring the assets of a tyre making facility in Krusevac, Serbia. Cooper CEO Roy Armes stated that the company elected to invest in Serbia not only because of its significant economic potential, but also…

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Higher sales for Hankook

January 30, 2012

SOUTH Korean Hankook Tire had record global sales of KRW6.484 trillion and operating profit of KRW566.3 billion for fiscal year 2011. Hankook Tire continued to record double-digit growth surpassing its annual target set in the beginning of 2011 to finish…

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New tyre marking technology from Bridgestone

January 30, 2012
New tyre marking technology from Bridgestone

JAPANESE tyre maker Bridgestone has developed a revolutionary new printing technology for tyres said to be different from any tyre printing or colouring process on the market. Until now, white rubber has been used on the sidewalls of tyres to…

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New tread compound for airline tyres

January 30, 2012
New tread compound for airline tyres

A scientist at UK-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has developed a new tread compound that could increase the tyre life and reduce operating costs for airlines. received the Sue Panteny Award from the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining recently. The…

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Michelin records robust sales

January 30, 2012

FRENCH tyre maker Michelin’s global tyre sales were higher in 2011 compared with the previous year. In truck tyre markets, Europe’s growth in the OE market continues to slow, with growth in the full year of 34.5%, though year-on-year growth…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 15, May 2018)

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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