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Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

No-flat tyres were almost inconceivable with the proliferation of the ubiquitous pneumatic tyres. However, with the advent of airless tyres, the..

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Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic rubber company Arlanxeo appointed Joosang Kim as Managing Director of Arlanxeo Singapore Pte Ltd, effective 1 February 2018. He replaces Georges Barbey...

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Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Robotics designs have diversified from rigid to flexible, in a bid to make a new breed of agile robots that mimic the locomotion...

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Synthetic Rubber: Rubbers go the extra mile for green tyres

Synthetic Rubber: Rubbers go the extra mile for green tyres

Advancements in synthetic rubbers contribute to the tyres’ potential to enhance fuel economy of vehicles...

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Country Focus: India leads an empowered South Asia

Country Focus: India leads an empowered South Asia

India is spearheading the South Asian region’s metamorphosis into a robust economy, says Angelica Buan in this report. South Asia’s goal to economic growth...

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Magna Tyres Group starts production of Magna Tyres in Hardenberg, The Netherlands

Magna Tyres Group starts production of Magna Tyres in Hardenberg, The Netherlands

Magna Tyres Group is delighted to announce the start of the production of Magna Tyres at the OBO Tyres factory in Hardenberg, the Netherlands...

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KBR to provide construction services for Zeon Chemicals nitrile rubber plant expansion project

September 1, 2011

HOUSTON, TX – KBR has announced it was awarded a contract by Zeon Chemicals (Zeon) to provide construction management and construction services for its Nitrile Rubber Plant Expansion project in Pasadena, Texas. KBR will manage the first phase of Zeon’s…

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Tyre International appoints asphalt rubber technology expert Dr. Serji N. Amirkhanian to Board of Directors

September 1, 2011

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Tyre International a tyre recycler and maker of rubber products, has announced that Dr. Serji N. Amirkhanian has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Dr. Amirkhanian is a recognized international authority on the use…

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World nitrile rubber market studied

September 1, 2011

DUBLIN, Ireland — Merchant Research & Consulting, Ltd. has published a new report titled, Nitrile Rubber (NBR): 2011 World Market Outlook and Forecast . The 172-page report was first published in June 2011 and is available for a price of…

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Latex dispersion conference in Malaysia

August 29, 2011
Latex dispersion conference in Malaysia

From coatings to carpets to condoms, the latex disperison conference come March by the iSmithers will provide updates on the latest trends and developments in natural rubber latex, aqueous synthetic polymer latices, processing chemicals and additives, latex-based products and relevant…

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Wacker’s LSRs for the medical and solar sectors

August 29, 2011
Wacker’s LSRs for the medical and solar sectors

GERMANY-based chemicals supplier Wacker has introduced two new liquid silicone rubbers (LSRs): one for radiation-sterilisable silicone valves used in medical devices and the other for the solar industry, for flexible thin-film modules to be laminated using roll-to-roll processing. The LSR,…

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Recycling of tyres into oil in the US

August 29, 2011
Recycling of tyres into oil in the US

US-based plastics recycling company Green EnviroTech Holdings (GETH) will set up two tyre recycling plants in the country using the latest technology from East Asia. The technology, which is currently in operation in nine locations in East Asia, has been…

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Continental to ramp up tyre output in India

August 29, 2011
Continental to ramp up tyre output in India

Having recently acquired Modi Tyres Company Limited (MTCL), Germany-based Continental has set up a new entity, Continental India, and will ramp up its operations significantly in both the replacement and OEM business

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Momentive to increase silane output for China

August 29, 2011
Momentive to increase silane output for China

US company Momentive Performance Materials will expand production capacity for silanes at its facilities in Sistersville, WV, and Termoli, Italy, to meet growing demand from its global market, particularly in China

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New Goodyear innovation could make tyre pumps obsolete

August 28, 2011
New Goodyear innovation could make tyre pumps obsolete

AKRON, Ohio – The days of manually adding air to under-inflated tyres could be a distant memory thanks to a new innovation under development in laboratories at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Keeping tyres properly inflated doesn’t just eliminate…

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Burning rubber to forge steel

August 28, 2011
Burning rubber to forge steel

NSW, Australia – “We have started doing all sorts of crazy things,” Veena Sahajwalla told the group of fresh faced scientists and exhausted chemists gathered at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia last Friday. A materials scientist at the University…

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