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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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Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

The market for cost-effective and sustainable retread tyres is growing with companies joining forces and launching innovations...

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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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Sibur sells tyre plant to Pirelli

March 29, 2012

RUSSIAN petrochemical company Sibur has finalised the transfer of its Voronezh tyre plant to Pirelli and Russian Technologies joint venture. This follows the transfer, also from Sibur, in December 2011 of the Kirov tyre plant. The joint venture has invested…

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Goodyear’s record earnings

March 29, 2012
Goodyear’s record earnings

Despite a lower unit volume in the fourth quarter of 2011, its sales were up 12% to US$5.7 billion compared to last year...

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Second orange oil tyre from Yokohama

March 29, 2012
Second orange oil tyre from Yokohama

JAPANESE firm Yokohama Tyre’s Avid Ascend tyre features its orange oil technology. Made at its US plant, the tyre is suited to a variety of applications ranging from crossover vehicles and passenger cars to minivans.It is said to possess a…

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NZ seeks solutions for old tyres

March 29, 2012
NZ seeks solutions for old tyres

The government will provide funding of US$133,000 to the Product Stewardship Foundation for recycling tyres...

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Apollo Tyres strengthens position

March 29, 2012
Apollo Tyres strengthens position

To increase its global footprint, Indian firm Apollo Tyres will build new facilities in Eastern Europe and Brazil...

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Bridgestone enters guayule and Thai markets

March 29, 2012
Bridgestone enters guayule and Thai markets

The firm's US operations is researching on the viability of using guayule as an alternative to natural rubber in tyres...

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Rhein Chemie positioned in bladder market

March 29, 2012
Rhein Chemie positioned in bladder market

The company entered bladder production last year when it bought Argentina-based Darmex...

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Lab line for rubber profiles

March 29, 2012
Lab line for rubber profiles

GERMAN firm KraussMaffei Berstorff’s LabStar line is suited for rubber profile production in laboratory applications. With a material use of 8 kg/hour, it is suited for low output rates and single component profiles. It is targeted at compound development applications,…

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Zymer to enhance end-product performance

March 29, 2012
Zymer to enhance end-product performance

A NANO-engineered rubber technology is set to add new strength and conductivity to rubber compounds. Called Zyvex molecularly-engineered rubber (Zymer), the technology comes from US-based Zyvex technologies. Zymer uses a new chemical process to allow carbon nanotubes to be inserted…

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Tyres source of carcinogens

March 29, 2012
Tyres source of carcinogens

Researchers from Stockholm University are determining the level of dibenzopyrenes in tyres and its impact to the environment...

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 08 Oct 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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