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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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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

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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Lanxess celebrates 40 years of production of EPDM rubber in Marl

June 6, 2012

The Lanxess Buna GmbH ethylene-propylene facility, constructed in 1972, today covers an area of 4,500 square metres at the Marl Chemical Park

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Dow Hygiene & Medical Participates at ANEX 2012

June 2, 2012

Dow Chemical announced that it will be participating at ANEX 2012 (Asia Nonwovens Exhibition), which will be held from June 13 – 15 at Hall 10, Kintex II, Seoul, Korea. At this trade fair, Dow will showcase its diverse and…

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Ajinomoto and Bridgestone to commercialise SR from biomass

June 2, 2012

Ajinomoto and Bridgestone announced a joint collaboration in developing synthetic rubber from bio-based isoprene, a new material produced using fermentation technology from biomass raw material. By 2013, the partners aim to commercialise this synthetic rubber for tyres. Addressing this challenge,…

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Pirelli to Invest US$300 Million in Mexico

June 1, 2012

Pirelli inaugurated a new factory in Mexico, in Silao, in the state of Guanajuato. The new plant, Pirelli’s first in Mexico and the 22nd tire plant worldwide, is mainly focused on the premium segment, producing high performance and ultra-high performance…

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Nexen’s Changnyeong plant on stream

May 31, 2012

Nexen Tire Corp announced that its factory in Changnyeong, South Korea is now on stream. The light tyre factory, Nexen’s second in Korea and third overall, will produce 3 million consumer tyres in 2012. Next year, the company will double…

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Apollo opens component prep unit in South Africa

May 31, 2012

Apollo Tyres announced that it has opened a new state-of-the-art Component Preparation Unit at its Ladysmith tyre manufacturing facility in South Africa. The 6,500 sqm unit has the potential for further expansion to facilitate future growth. The US$35 million investment…

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Amerityre reports low quarter results

May 31, 2012

Amerityre Corp.’s net loss for the quarter ended March 31 was 45% deeper than a year earlier despite 17.4% higher sales. Amerityre’s net loss — its 67th consecutive money-losing quarter — was US$218,128 on sales of US$1.01 million. Amerityre, a…

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Top Glove to spend on automation upgrades

May 31, 2012

Glove maker, Top Glove Corp Bhd announced that it will invest about RM40 million (approximately US$12.5 million) this year to upgrade its production lines as part of a strategy to mitigate the effects arising from the minimum wage to be…

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Rubber & metal drive Sri Lanka’s Q1 exports

May 31, 2012

Sri Lanka’s first quarter exports remained strong desite volatile global oil prices and global downturn. Appearing unaffected, the country reported only a marginal 1.4% export drop (US$2.63 billion) compared to last year’s first quarter at US$2.67 billion. Minister Rishad Bathiudeen…

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Worldwide growth in Pirelli output

May 31, 2012

Factory expansion, increased output and distribution-network consolidation, these are the strategies that Pirelli is adopting throughout the world

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