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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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Asia to lead silicones growth

September 26, 2011
Asia to lead silicones growth

The global market for silicones is forecast to reach US$17.2 billion by 2017, driven by booming markets of construction, automotive, healthcare and chemical, says a new report from Global Industry Analysts.

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Puma introduces Re-suede with rice husk filled rubber outsole

September 26, 2011
Puma introduces Re-suede with rice husk filled rubber outsole

SPORTSLIFESTYLE company Puma introduces Puma Re-Suede. Puma took one of the brand’s most well-known and iconic shoes, the Suede, and re-tooled each component with the highest degree of recycled materials, delivering sustainable style through an unforgettable look. An icon of…

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Synthetic rubber to be in short supply

September 26, 2011
Synthetic rubber to be in short supply

Synthetic rubber and polypropylene (PP) are expected to suffer from short supply as major Japanese automotive makers are set to increase their production between October 2011 and March 2012, according to research firm Platts

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Carbon black plant in China

September 26, 2011
Carbon black plant in China

US-based Cabot has opened a new Chinese masterbatch plant to cater to demand from Asia Pacific. It invested US$20 million in the black masterbatch plant located at its Tianjin facility, which is a joint venture with Shanghai Coking and Chemical,…

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Sino/Malaysian alliance for rubber in Indonesia

September 26, 2011
Sino/Malaysian alliance for rubber in Indonesia

Mazhongdu International and Hainan Baisha Industrial are teaming up with a Malaysian firm, Hateg for a rubber production joint venture in Indonesia

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New tyre plant for Global Rubber

September 26, 2011
New tyre plant for Global Rubber

The company was set up in 2002 as a producer and exporter of industrial tyres for the material handling industry.

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Hankook seeking strategy to increase RI market share

September 26, 2011
Hankook seeking strategy to increase RI market share

ACKNOWLEDGING the tight competition in Indonesia’s tyre markets, South Korea’s number one tyre producer, Hankook, has built its seventh plant in Cikarang, West Java, “merely” to cut the production costs of tyres they will sell outside Indonesia. The new plant…

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Demand for green tyres to boost Lanxess sales

September 26, 2011
Demand for green tyres to boost Lanxess sales

SPECIALITY chemicals company Lanxess expects a boost in demand for high-performance rubbers due to the European Union tyre labelling legislation that comes into effect in 2012 as well as an impending one in South Korea. This it says should spur…

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Synthomer group under one roof

September 26, 2011
Synthomer group under one roof

SYNTHOMER Group has opened a new Asian regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This follows its acquisition of PolymerLatex and means that the sales offices of Synthomer and PolymerLatex are now combined in the new premises. The company says its…

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Firestone launches iPhone tyre-pressure service for farmers

September 26, 2011
Firestone launches iPhone tyre-pressure service for farmers

FIRESTONE has introduced a free Europe-wide iPhone application to help farmers maintain their tractor tyres at the right pressure. When the “Tyre Pressure Calculator” app is downloaded, users simply select their tyre size and then see the correct tyre pressure…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 15, May 2018)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


Source: India Rubber Board

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