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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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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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Developments reflect gradual shift to synthetics

April 26, 2012
Developments reflect gradual shift to synthetics

NR may lose its winning streak to synthetic rubber (SR), which has cheaper average selling prices.

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Revenue not a top agenda for bio firm

April 26, 2012
Revenue not a top agenda for bio firm

Global Bioenergies, which reported a half-year revenue of EUR100,000, for the year ended December 2011, expressed that revenue was not important at this stage, until it commercialises its products.

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Xiameter speeds up productivity

April 26, 2012
Xiameter speeds up productivity

DOW Corning has released Xiameter RBL-9200 liquid silicone rubber (LSR), a series of low viscosity products that can flow at lower pressures into intricate tool cavities. According to the company, the LSR can help rubber product fabricators shorten overall processing…

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EcoSynthetix to increase capacity

April 26, 2012
EcoSynthetix to increase capacity

US renewable chemicals firm EcoSynthetix, which produces a family of latex biobased products, has commissioned a 36,000 tonne/year-production line within its existing US facility. The firm also installed a 36,000-tonne/year line at its Dutch plant last year, bringing its total…

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Cooper-Standard invests in key technologies

April 26, 2012
Cooper-Standard invests in key technologies

COOPER Standard Automotive has acquired the patents and intellectual property rights and assets of EDC Automotive relating to thermal management technologies, product development and testing capabilities. According to the company, this investment on thermal management area will help it strengthen…

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Tyre firms expand in China

April 26, 2012
Tyre firms expand in China

GERMAN tyre firm Continental has broken ground on a US$215 million expansion of its car tyre plant in Hefei that will double the plant’s capacity by 2015. It will raise production to 16 million units/year of premium tyres – ContiComfortContact…

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Trelleborg divests diving suit business

April 26, 2012
Trelleborg divests diving suit business

IN line with its strategy to divest non-aligned operations, Swedish firm Trelleborg has sold its Sweden and Lithuania-based protective product business to US firm Ansell for SEK210 million. The firm says its core competencies in the business are material development…

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More golf balls in the US

April 26, 2012
More golf balls in the US

TO meet the demand for its premium golf balls in the US, Bridgestone Golf will increase output at its Georgia facility by 40% this year. The firm will manufacture its popular Tour B330-RX family of PU-covered golf balls in Georgia,…

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Freudenberg registers high sales

April 26, 2012
Freudenberg registers high sales

Profit amounted to EUR505 million, higher than the previous year’s EUR431 million.

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Rubber consumption high by 2015

April 26, 2012
Rubber consumption high by 2015

The significant increase in the number of vehicle use will boost the amount of rubber consumed worldwide.

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(Last Updated: 18 Sept 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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