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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 shakeups and breakup...

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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 rising global demand for gloves...

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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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Solutia, Sinorgchem, and KKPC Reach Global Settlement in Antidegradant Patent Dispute

July 11, 2012

The settlement of these long-standing disputes is a milestone for Solutia and its Santoflex antidegradant business

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Trelleborg opens new agricultural tyre plant in China

July 10, 2012

Trelleborg Group inaugurated its new agricultural tyre factory in China. Located in Xingtai, Hebei province, the plant will manufacture radial and cross-ply tyres for farming, forestry and agro-industrial applications. It will serve the needs of the company’s partners by providing…

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Apollo inaugurates training centre

July 10, 2012

Apollo Tyres inaugurated its first formal training centre for Heavy and Light Commercial Vehicles (CV) drivers. The training centre is located in the busy transportation hub of Ujjain City, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. In partnership with…

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Michelin to launch communicating tyre in Olympic games

July 10, 2012

By combining a tyre pressure monitoring system and radio frequency identification chips, the tyre maker is enabling public transport operators in London to enhance the safety of the tyres fitted on their buses

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Jiangsu-Kuo NBR JV breaks ground in Nanjing

July 10, 2012

A Mexican-Chinese joint venture has broken ground on a 60 tonnes/year nitrile rubber plant in Nanjing, China. The project is a 50-50 joint venture between Grupo KUO, S.A.B. de C.V. (Kuo), and Jiangsu GPRO Group Co. Ltd. (GPRO). The project…

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Malaysian rubber market expected to remain firm this week

July 10, 2012

The Malaysian rubber market is expected to remain firm this week amidst higher oil prices, dealers said. A dealer said sentiment, however, is expected to be cautious this week as buyers await more fresh leads. There is market talk that…

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Rubber processing plant to rise in Davao, Philippines

July 10, 2012

A rubber processing plant will soon rise in Compostela Valley province in Mindanao, Philippines. The plant, estimated to be worth EUR272,140, is said to be the first in Davao region. The plant is a joint project between the Department of…

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India’s rubber imports rise

July 10, 2012

India’s natural rubber imports rose about 11% in June from a year ago to 21,189 tonnes, state-run Rubber Board said in a statement on Monday, reflecting deals signed by local tyre makers earlier this year to cash in on lower…

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Bridgestone to add capacity in Polish truck tyre plant

July 10, 2012

The expansion is expected to be complete during the second half of 2014

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German hose maker inks deal with India

July 10, 2012

Frankfurt-based Flowtech Tristone Group together with the Indian automotive company Bony Polymers signed a technical license agreement. In the agreement, Tristone will provide technical support in production and logistics for fluid applications such as engine cooling water, cooling hoses, PA…

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