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Riding out headwinds in Asian SBR market

Historically, synthetic rubber consumption registers growth that is driven by increasing rubber demand, especially in the automotive, tyre and non-tyre applications. Of types, the use of styrene..

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Tyres: A fresh look at recovery solutions for old tyres

Tyres that have seen better days may be imputed as pollution contributors; however, new developments are changing this notion about end of life tyres (ELTs)...

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Synthetic Rubber: US market; Trade war is not the sector’s waterloo

e US-China trade war is expected to leave many industries wounded. Nevertheless, the US synthetic rubber sector has remained unscathed and has stayed on a growth path...

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World Rubber Summit 2019: New paths for the rubber economy

Getting a firm grip on the successful adoption of innovation and technology transfer in the industry will be a key thrust in driving the agenda at World Rubber Summit 2019...

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Tyrexpo Asia 2019 takes pole position in attracting the automotive ecosystem

Asia’s most well-attended and go-to sourcing platform revs up momentum this year...

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Driving millennials more familiar with emojis than tyre warning light – study

The study conducted by Zeno Research & Insights, involved an online survey among 1,075 US adults aged 18+ who have a driver's license and access to a vehicle.

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Bridgestone constructs tyre plant in Vietnam

July 3, 2012

Construction of the Bridgestone Vietnam tyre plant started 2 July in the Dinh Vu Industrial Zone in northern Hai Phong, Vietnam. The US$575 million project, the biggest foreign investment so far in Hai Phong is being built on a 1.02…

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Cooper’s Serbia factory earns ISO9001:2008

July 3, 2012

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announced that its tyre manufacturing subsidiary in Krusevac, Serbia has earned ISO9001:2008 quality standard certification. The Serbia plant certification brings all eight of the tyre manufacturing facilities operated by Cooper and its family of companies…

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Bridgestone to debut top tyre grade

July 3, 2012

Come October 1, Bridgestone Europa will introduce its A/A rated tyre Ecopia in the United Kingdom. The tyre has top A grades on both fuel efficiency and wet grip and is the first product in the industry to achieve the…

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Business fuels spike in attendance in Tyrexpo Asia 2013

July 2, 2012

Tyrexpo Asia heavyweights Stamford Tyres, YHI Corporation, Elgi Rubber, Omni United and BKT are among more than 120 companies who have already signed up

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Tyre sales spike 14% in Southeast Asia

June 29, 2012

Demand for replacement car tyre markets in the major cities of four emerging markets of Southeast Asia saw a surge of 14% in demand in Q1 2012 over the previous quarter. GfK retail tracking of replacement car tyres across bustling…

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Rubber glove sector thrives on lower costs, stronger US dollar

June 29, 2012

The research arm of Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd (Kenanga Research) elaborated in a research note yesterday, “These two factors should boost the earnings of glove companies if their trends persist."

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Thailand to cut down on exports

June 29, 2012

Prices dipped by 26% this quarter, the most since the final three months of 2008, as growth slowed in China, the biggest consumer

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Indian rubber skill development centre opens this September

June 27, 2012

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) will establish a rubber skill development centre for the rubber industry. The centre is expected to start the pilot project in six to eight institutes by September…

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Sri Lanka aims to revive rubber industry

June 27, 2012

The Sri Lankan government is planning to increase annual rubber production by a further 50,000 tonnes by expanding new plantations, providing better incentives to growers and employing sophisticated manufacturing systems. Plantations Industries Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said his ministry has planned…

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Debica Cuts Production on Goodyear Order

June 27, 2012

Poland’s TC Debica S.A. is reducing production of passenger and farm tires. Majority owned by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., the reduction marks the second time this year that TC Debica cut tire production. Goodyear’s order cuts came due to…

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