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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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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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Reliance and Sibur firm up Indian jv

February 27, 2012
Reliance and Sibur firm up Indian jv

Reliance Sibur Elastomers will be the first manufacturer of butyl rubber in India and the fourth largest supplier of the polymer in the world

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Sales of vehicles grow in Asia and UK

February 27, 2012
Sales of vehicles grow in Asia and UK

Demand for new passenger cars and commercial vehicles totalled 2.69 million units, a 16.7% drop from the 2010 figure

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Wacker extends silicones supply

February 27, 2012

MUNICH-based chemicals group Wacker has tied up with Spanish silicones compounder Siliconas Silam to sell ready-to-use products made from Wacker silicone rubber base under its own label. Customers include the automotive, construction, cable and household goods industries. Siliconas Silam has…

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Sumitomo breaks ground on facilities in Singapore and Brazil

February 27, 2012
Sumitomo breaks ground on facilities in Singapore and Brazil

JAPANESE firm Sumitomo Chemical recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 40,000 tonnes/year solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) plant in Singapore, based on the high growth of SSBR in tyres.

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Michelin targeting double-digit billion mark

February 27, 2012
Michelin targeting double-digit billion mark

Its advantages include forefront positions both in the premium tyre segment and in all of its speciality businesses

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Hitting the million mark

February 27, 2012
Hitting the million mark

Both Apollo Tyres’s Chennai facility Bridgestone’s Aiken County passenger and light truck tyre facility have reached their millionths mark

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Ansell grooming for wellness

February 27, 2012
Ansell grooming for wellness

Ansell’s first-half profit increased by 1.1% or US$64.9 million in the six months to 31 December

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Synthomer to set up SBR facility in Malaysia

February 27, 2012
Synthomer to set up SBR facility in Malaysia

This latest investment follows the recently announced major expansion of the 100,000 tonnes/year acrylonitrile butadiene latex (XNBR) facility

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Analysts give thumbs up to Sime Darby’s buy

February 26, 2012
Analysts give thumbs up to Sime Darby’s buy

MALAYSIAN conglomerate Sime Darby’s acquisition of a 95% stake in Indonesian company PT Indo Sukses Lestari Makmur for US$4.36 million has been given the thumbs up by analysts. It has been reported that the acquisition, through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary…

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Thai government props up glove sector

February 26, 2012
Thai government props up glove sector

THE Thai government is intervening in the rubber gloves industry by offering soft loans of 5 billion baht to local agricultural institutes and 10 billion baht to rubber estate organisations, enabling latex prices to stay above US$2.30 in the short…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 16 Aug 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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