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World Rubber Summit 2019: New paths for the rubber economy

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

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

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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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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Bridgestone reveals sustainability plans for 2050

May 30, 2012

Bridgestone believes that by ensuring that both ends of the spectrum – customers and rubber producers – are kept satisfied, only a truly sustainable economy can be realised.

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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

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

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

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

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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(Last Updated: 12 Feb 2019)

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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