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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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Meeting OTR tyre shortage

May 29, 2012

US-based Xtreme OTR Tire and Bridgestone Americas are launching OTR (off-the-road) tyre projects to help meet the global shortfall. The worldwide shortage of giant OTR tyres is having a negative impact on production in the mining and construction industries, which…

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Tyre companies seek financial support

May 29, 2012
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Two start-up companies, Galileo Wheel and SciTech Industries, are seeking support for their new tyre innovations: CupWheel and an airless tyre respectively. According to Avishay Novoplanski, Founder and Chief Technical Officer of Israel-based Galileo, the firm’s CupWheel tyre eliminates some…

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Truck tyre radialisation a focus

May 29, 2012
M-TyrexpoIndia

According to ECI International, next year's Tyrexpo India will reflect on the huge investments local and international tyre manufacturers are making in producing TBR radials for the domestic market

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Continental takes over Malaysian Joint Venture

May 29, 2012

German firm Continental has purchased the remaining 30% interest from its Continental Sime Tyre joint venture in Malaysia from partner Sime Darby. Continental paid US$31 million in 2003 for a 30% in the unit, then increased its share to 51%…

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Tyre makers report healthy revenues

May 29, 2012
tyre

With more vehicles hitting the road, leading tyre makers are hoping for healthy revenue growth in the next quarters.

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Sun ramps up capacity in India

May 29, 2012

India-based Sun Tyre & Wheel Systems, a division of Sundaram Industries, plans to build a factory for making solid industrial tyres and related products at a new facility in South India. Sun Tyre did not disclose information pertaining to the…

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Indian NR rubber on a high

May 29, 2012

Natural rubber production in India increased by 4.3% in fiscal 2011-12, according to the Rubber Board, with the growth to continue without much fluctuation. Production and consumption of NR in 2011-12 was 899,400 tonnes and 966,750 tonnes, respectively. NR consumption…

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Trelleborg receives go ahead for jv

May 29, 2012
trelleborg

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
sinopec

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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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 17 Dec 2018)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


Source: Latex India

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