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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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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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Kobe/L&T tyre machine facility running

January 30, 2012
Kobe/L&T tyre machine facility running

JAPANESE company Kobe Steel’s joint venture with India’s Larsen & Toubro has started up production of rubber processing machinery in India. Called L&T Kobelco Machinery, the joint venture manufactures rubber mixers and twin-screw rollerhead extruders used in making tyres. The…

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Cooper buys tyre facility in Serbia

January 30, 2012

US-based Cooper Tire & Rubber is acquiring the assets of a tyre making facility in Krusevac, Serbia. Cooper CEO Roy Armes stated that the company elected to invest in Serbia not only because of its significant economic potential, but also…

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Higher sales for Hankook

January 30, 2012

SOUTH Korean Hankook Tire had record global sales of KRW6.484 trillion and operating profit of KRW566.3 billion for fiscal year 2011. Hankook Tire continued to record double-digit growth surpassing its annual target set in the beginning of 2011 to finish…

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New tyre marking technology from Bridgestone

January 30, 2012
New tyre marking technology from Bridgestone

JAPANESE tyre maker Bridgestone has developed a revolutionary new printing technology for tyres said to be different from any tyre printing or colouring process on the market. Until now, white rubber has been used on the sidewalls of tyres to…

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New tread compound for airline tyres

January 30, 2012
New tread compound for airline tyres

A scientist at UK-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has developed a new tread compound that could increase the tyre life and reduce operating costs for airlines. received the Sue Panteny Award from the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining recently. The…

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Michelin records robust sales

January 30, 2012

FRENCH tyre maker Michelin’s global tyre sales were higher in 2011 compared with the previous year. In truck tyre markets, Europe’s growth in the OE market continues to slow, with growth in the full year of 34.5%, though year-on-year growth…

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Keyuan’s SBS line started up

January 30, 2012
Keyuan’s SBS line started up

The company began construction of its 70,000-tonne SBS production facility in September 2010 and completed construction last year.

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Equity take up in Hi-Tek

January 30, 2012

RUBBER Research, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rubber Research Group (RRG), is purchasing 100% stock in Hi-Tek Rubber. RRG will exchange ordinary shares of RRG common stock in exchange for 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Hi-Tek. The…

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Pirelli’s tyres in the fast lane

January 30, 2012

ITALIAN tyre maker Pirelli is getting the 2012 Formula One season underway, its second as sole supplier, by presenting a new range of tyres for the 63rd FIA World Championship at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. Developed by…

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Fuel-filled rubber balls find their way to Afghanistan

January 30, 2012

UK’s Ministry of Defence is air dropping giant bullet-proof rubber balls filled with fuel to frontline troops in Afghanistan. Known as Air Portable Fuel Containers MK 5, they are designed for delivery to more remote areas of operations. Each holds…

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(Last Updated: 16 Aug 2018)

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