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Recycling: Tyre sector tackles circularity of rubber

Processing of scrap tyres as viable source of energy, fuel, and materials for key applications is gaining traction in the ...

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Silicones Industry: An elastic market growth

Silicones are yielding to brighter market prospects as the materials have a higher success rate in a highly diverse range ...

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As the love-hate trade relationship between the US and China ensues, the rest of the world shield their industries from shakeups and breakups.

Trade war strains US ag sector; China eyes India’s rubber goods market

As the love-hate trade relationship between the US and China ensues, the rest of the world shield their industries from ...

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Gloves Industry: Malaysia, hand-in-glove with the rubber glove market

Though competition is tight in the gloves industry, according to Malaysia’s industry players, nobody is backing down from meeting the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Sumitomo rubber to open 7 plants by 2020

SUMITOMO Rubber Industries has announced that it will boost its tyre production in developing countries as part of its long-term plans. Seven plants will be built across Turkey, Russia and developing nations in Africa, giving the company a total of…

RISDA to expand in Myanmar and Laos

ALOR GAJAH – Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda) is expanding its investment by developing rubber plantations in Myanmar and Laos. Risda Chairman Tan Sri Rahim Tamby Chik said the two countries were chosen as they have ample landbank with…

Sumitomo’s new tyre plant in Turkey

JAPANESE firm Sumitomo Rubber Industries has recently signed a deal with Petlas Lastik Sanayi ve Ticaret AS to build a US$ 516 million-worth tyre factory in the Central Anatolian province of Çank?r?, urkey. “The priority of our factory in Cankiri…