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Synthetic Rubber: The billion dollar synthetic rubber industry

Synthetic Rubber: The billion dollar synthetic rubber industry

Hit by trade wars and economic volatilities, the synthetic rubber sector is anchoring in the robust automotive sector to stay afloat...

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Green Rubber: Rallying points for sustainable rubber

Green Rubber: Rallying points for sustainable rubber

Industry stakeholders are taking up the challenge of securing rubber supply without letting up on efforts to ensure food security, energy efficiency, human rights, and environmental integrity...

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Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

The market for cost-effective and sustainable retread tyres is growing with companies joining forces and launching innovations...

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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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Rubber in grass surface

January 21, 2012
Rubber in grass surface

US company Liberty Tire Recycling is working with the University of Tennessee´s Centre for Athletic Field Safety to test the potential role that crumb rubber could play in maintaining a natural grass athletic surface. Liberty says crumb rubber could provide…

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Providing a tight seal for Chinese aircraft

January 21, 2012
Providing a tight seal for Chinese aircraft

CANADA-based Simrit, the industrial sealing products division of Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, is supplying a customised silicone seal for the emergency door application in China’s first commercial aircraft. Specifically designed for the precise requirements of the emergency door application, the seal…

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New elastomers stretch possibilities

January 21, 2012
New elastomers stretch possibilities

CABOT has launched its patented Transfinity elastomer composites, said to improve elastomer durability, wear resistance and vibration isolation. The products are composites made from elastomer latex, which is a liquid form of rubber, and reinforcing articles, such as carbon black.…

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Shoe to incorporate tyre technology

January 21, 2012
Shoe to incorporate tyre technology

GERMAN tyre maker Continental Tyres is using its technology to develop a high-end running shoes together with Adidas. The tyre maker’s Traction compound technology is being used for the shoe sole to provide a grip on wet and dry roads,…

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RFID in tyres

January 21, 2012
RFID in tyres

GOODYEAR has launched its first ever RFID incorporated tyres. The company has chosen its Regional RHT II trailer tyre of size 435/50R19.5 to incorporate RFID allowing for advantages to fleet operators such as reduced downtime, improved safety and tyre management.…

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Conti in Mexico

January 21, 2012

CONTINENTAL Tire is planning a multimillion dollar investment in the ContiLifeCycle tread rubber plant in Central Mexico to double plant space to more than 4,000 sq m and include the addition of extra curing and finishing lines. Continental will now…

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Carlisle sells PDT rubber unit

January 21, 2012

US company Carlisle has completed the sale of its non-roofing and waterproofing unit of its German company, PDT Phoenix, to Switzerland-based Datwyler Group. The business unit makes elastomer profiles for use in applications for tunnels, rail, windows and facades. (PRA)

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Hankook reaches the mark

January 5, 2012
Hankook reaches the mark

SOUTH Korean tyre maker Hankook Tire has reached US$1 billion sales in the US for the 2011 fiscal year for the first time in its 30-year history. “Our continued strong growth in the US market is driven by our investment…

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Exxon’s butyl rubber output expanded in Japan

December 30, 2011
Exxon’s butyl rubber output expanded in Japan

ExxonMobil EMYK's joint venture with JSR Corporation in Japan, JBC, will expand the capacity of its halobutyl rubber plant at Kashima to 80,000 tonnes/year by 2012

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Lanxess teams up with Hwaseung

December 30, 2011
Lanxess teams up with Hwaseung

Lanxess and South Korea’s tier-one automotive supplier, Hwaseung Corporation, have entered into a long-term agreement where Lanxess will supply Hwaseung with EPDM rubber and both companies will focus R&D efforts on speciality rubber applications. Ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) synthetic…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 08 Oct 2018)

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


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