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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 shakeups and breakup...

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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 rising global demand for gloves...

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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 applications. Of types, the use of styrene..

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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 end of life tyres (ELTs)...

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

e US-China trade war is expected to leave many industries wounded. Nevertheless, the US synthetic rubber sector has remained unscathed and has stayed on a growth path...

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World Rubber Summit 2019: New paths for the rubber economy

Getting a firm grip on the successful adoption of innovation and technology transfer in the industry will be a key thrust in driving the agenda at World Rubber Summit 2019...

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Bluestar Silicones schedules grand opening of York R&D facility

May 30, 2012

The move to York reaffirms the company’s commitment to the U.S. market and supports its global five-year strategic growth plan to become a leader in the silicones industry.

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Lanxess starts up new NBR plant in China

May 30, 2012

Lanxess' most important Krynac grades will be produced in the new plant in Nantong.

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Ford stresses need for environmental strategy

May 30, 2012

Ford expresses plans to develop vehicles that could help drivers get more miles from their fuel

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Mitsui, Sinopec to build EPDM plant in Shanghai

May 30, 2012

Two companies plan to build an EPDM production plant in Shanghai Chemical Industry Park with annual production capacity of 75,000 metric tonnes/year.

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Mitsui Chem prepares for restoration activities

May 30, 2012

After the explosion of the company’s resorcinol plant in Iwakuni and Ohtake, Mitsui Chemicals announced that it is currently working with local authorities in the investigation and is preparing for some restoration activities. For safety measures, the company is clearing…

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Bridgestone reveals sustainability plans for 2050

May 30, 2012

Bridgestone believes that by ensuring that both ends of the spectrum – customers and rubber producers – are kept satisfied, only a truly sustainable economy can be realised.

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Meeting OTR tyre shortage

May 29, 2012

US-based Xtreme OTR Tire and Bridgestone Americas are launching OTR (off-the-road) tyre projects to help meet the global shortfall. The worldwide shortage of giant OTR tyres is having a negative impact on production in the mining and construction industries, which…

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Tyre companies seek financial support

May 29, 2012

Two start-up companies, Galileo Wheel and SciTech Industries, are seeking support for their new tyre innovations: CupWheel and an airless tyre respectively. According to Avishay Novoplanski, Founder and Chief Technical Officer of Israel-based Galileo, the firm’s CupWheel tyre eliminates some…

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Truck tyre radialisation a focus

May 29, 2012

According to ECI International, next year's Tyrexpo India will reflect on the huge investments local and international tyre manufacturers are making in producing TBR radials for the domestic market

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Continental takes over Malaysian Joint Venture

May 29, 2012

German firm Continental has purchased the remaining 30% interest from its Continental Sime Tyre joint venture in Malaysia from partner Sime Darby. Continental paid US$31 million in 2003 for a 30% in the unit, then increased its share to 51%…

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