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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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Cooper’s Serbia factory earns ISO9001:2008

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announced that its tyre manufacturing subsidiary in Krusevac, Serbia has earned ISO9001:2008 quality standard certification. The Serbia plant certification brings all eight of the tyre manufacturing facilities operated by Cooper and its family of companies…

Tyre sales spike 14% in Southeast Asia

Demand for replacement car tyre markets in the major cities of four emerging markets of Southeast Asia saw a surge of 14% in demand in Q1 2012 over the previous quarter. GfK retail tracking of replacement car tyres across bustling…

Sri Lanka aims to revive rubber industry

The Sri Lankan government is planning to increase annual rubber production by a further 50,000 tonnes by expanding new plantations, providing better incentives to growers and employing sophisticated manufacturing systems. Plantations Industries Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said his ministry has planned…

Debica Cuts Production on Goodyear Order

Poland’s TC Debica S.A. is reducing production of passenger and farm tires. Majority owned by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., the reduction marks the second time this year that TC Debica cut tire production. Goodyear’s order cuts came due to…