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Silicones Industry: An elastic market growth

Silicones are yielding to brighter market prospects as the materials have a higher success rate in a highly diverse range ...

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As the love-hate trade relationship between the US and China ensues, the rest of the world shield their industries from shakeups and breakups.

Trade war strains US ag sector; China eyes India’s rubber goods market

As the love-hate trade relationship between the US and China ensues, the rest of the world shield their industries from ...

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Gloves Industry: Malaysia, hand-in-glove with the rubber glove market

Though competition is tight in the gloves industry, according to Malaysia’s industry players, nobody is backing down from meeting the ...

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Riding out headwinds in Asian SBR market

Historically, synthetic rubber consumption registers growth that is driven by increasing rubber demand, especially in the automotive, tyre and non-tyre ...

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Tyres: A fresh look at recovery solutions for old tyres

Tyres that have seen better days may be imputed as pollution contributors; however, new developments are changing this notion about ...

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Synthetic Rubber: US market; Trade war is not the sector’s waterloo

The US-China trade war is expected to leave many industries wounded. Nevertheless, the US synthetic rubber sector has remained ...

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India’s rubber imports rise

India’s natural rubber imports rose about 11% in June from a year ago to 21,189 tonnes, state-run Rubber Board said in a statement on Monday, reflecting deals signed by local tyre makers earlier this year to cash in on lower…

German hose maker inks deal with India

Frankfurt-based Flowtech Tristone Group together with the Indian automotive company Bony Polymers signed a technical license agreement. In the agreement, Tristone will provide technical support in production and logistics for fluid applications such as engine cooling water, cooling hoses, PA…

NR Production To Reach 10.8 million tonnes

Production of natural rubber by members of the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) will reach 10.8 million tonnes in 2012. This is a 4.9% rise from 10.325 million tonnes produced in the previous year. The new data comes…

Axson acquires high performance resin business

Telesystem portfolio company, Nanoledge sold its high performance resin business to Axson, a specialists in high performance polymer formulation. Nanoledge is an innovative startup focused on the high performance epoxy market. Nanoledge has significantly improved composite material performance through its…