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Latex: Asian rubber industry beats the odds

The world needs rubber and the region’s largest natural rubber producers, currently encumbered in price volatility and production deficiencies, are ...

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Materials News: Continental Carbon promotes eco-friendly carbon black

According to a Lucintel survey, the 2018 specialty carbon black market reached US$1.8 billion. Due to its increased demand in ...

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Recycling: Tyre sector tackles circularity of rubber

Processing of scrap tyres as viable source of energy, fuel, and materials for key applications is gaining traction in the ...

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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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Conti to expand Hefei tyre factory

Continental Tyre will increase investment to US$450 million in Hefei-based factory, according to Anhui Provincial Administration of Commerce. Hefei-based plant is located in Hefei Hi-Tech Development Zone and it operated in last May. The capital increase this time is for…

Sumitomo opens second tyre plant in Changsa

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. has inaugurated production at its passenger tyre plant in Changsha, two years after announcing the $297 million project. The new plant, covering 550,000 square meterss designed with a production capacity at 30,000 tires per day. The…