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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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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
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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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Okin Rubber ties up with university

May 29, 2012
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Seal maker Qingdao Okin Rubber Industry is working with the Rubber Professional Research Institution of Qingdao University to research new technologies and materials for rubber and plastic sealing. The R&D project will focus on new TPVs and TPEs. With the…

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Substitutes for NR

May 29, 2012
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Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone together with its collaborators says that the Russian dandelion could be a viable alternative for natural rubber (NR) and can be turned into a renewable source of high-quality, tyre-grade rubber. Bridgestone scrutinised the performance levels using…

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Global rubber consumption on the rise

April 27, 2012
Global rubber consumption on the rise

Estimates show that global rubber consumption will rise to 4.3% per year through 2015 to million metric tonnes.

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Goodyear wins fitment on new Embraer Military Airlifter and Tanker Jet

April 27, 2012
Goodyear wins fitment on new Embraer Military Airlifter and Tanker Jet

The KC-390 twin-engine, jet-powered military airlifter and tanker will be fitted out with the branded military aviation tyres.

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Construction begins for world’s first year-round winter test centre

April 27, 2012
Construction begins for world’s first year-round winter test centre

The facility will be able to provide all the test conditions the automotive industry requires.

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Apollo Tyres considering East Europe for new plant

April 27, 2012
Apollo Tyres considering East Europe for new plant

The company plans making tyres within five years either in Poland, Hungary or Slovak Republic with an investment of around USD$135 million.

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Cabot bolsters manufacturing presence in China

April 27, 2012
Cabot bolsters manufacturing presence in China

The facility, worth USD140 million, will meet market demand in China.

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Astra Resources ready for maiden production run of Green Gum

April 27, 2012
Astra Resources ready for maiden production run of Green Gum

Astra Resources’s renewable energy technology, Green Gum is already in its final stage of completion. The production infrastructure in Hungry will recycle waste rubber into high value products. The machinery will be able to produce various grades of rubber granules…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 10 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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