TOP STORY

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Tyrexpo Asia 2019 takes pole position in attracting the automotive ecosystem

Asia’s most well-attended and go-to sourcing platform revs up momentum this year...

Read More

Driving millennials more familiar with emojis than tyre warning light – study

The study conducted by Zeno Research & Insights, involved an online survey among 1,075 US adults aged 18+ who have a driver's license and access to a vehicle.

Read More

Latex: Sustainable rubber against commodity-driven deforestation

As the global natural rubber market hits record growth, how does this relate to the environment? Experts and tyre companies weigh in on the environmental impact of rubber demand to work on solutions..

Read More

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...

Read More

Bridgestone enters guayule and Thai markets

March 29, 2012
Bridgestone enters guayule and Thai markets

The firm's US operations is researching on the viability of using guayule as an alternative to natural rubber in tyres...

Read more »

Rhein Chemie positioned in bladder market

March 29, 2012
Rhein Chemie positioned in bladder market

The company entered bladder production last year when it bought Argentina-based Darmex...

Read more »

Lab line for rubber profiles

March 29, 2012
Lab line for rubber profiles

GERMAN firm KraussMaffei Berstorff’s LabStar line is suited for rubber profile production in laboratory applications. With a material use of 8 kg/hour, it is suited for low output rates and single component profiles. It is targeted at compound development applications,…

Read more »

Zymer to enhance end-product performance

March 29, 2012
Zymer to enhance end-product performance

A NANO-engineered rubber technology is set to add new strength and conductivity to rubber compounds. Called Zyvex molecularly-engineered rubber (Zymer), the technology comes from US-based Zyvex technologies. Zymer uses a new chemical process to allow carbon nanotubes to be inserted…

Read more »

Tyres source of carcinogens

March 29, 2012
Tyres source of carcinogens

Researchers from Stockholm University are determining the level of dibenzopyrenes in tyres and its impact to the environment...

Read more »

Safe production of rubber

March 29, 2012
Safe production of rubber

Since 2010, the SafeRubber project has been working on a suitable and safer alternative to ETU...

Read more »

Gevo gets patent for technology to produce isobutanol

March 29, 2012
Gevo gets patent for technology to produce isobutanol

GEVO, a US-based renewable chemicals and biofuels company, has received a patent to enable commercially viable production of isobutanol from yeast. Since yeast naturally produces isobutanol at low yields, the new technology allows production for commercial applications by eliminating barriers…

Read more »

New asphalt technology from Kraton

March 29, 2012
New asphalt technology from Kraton

US-based producer of styrenic block copolymers Kraton Performance Polymers partnered with the National Centre for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) to test its HIMA technology on a pavement test track. According to Kraton, the findings show that a modified binder using its…

Read more »

Yulex and Cooper tie-up for guayule

March 29, 2012
Yulex and Cooper tie-up for guayule

THE continuous decline of natural rubber is driving companies in the tyre industry to identify alternative sources. US-based Cooper Tire & Rubber has teamed up with another US company Yulex to evaluate and develop guayule polymers and resins for tyre…

Read more »

Cambodia prioritises rubber

March 29, 2012
Cambodia prioritises rubber

Due to the country’s potential for rubber cultivation, investment jumped by 256%...

Read more »

Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 15 March 2019)

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


Source: Latex India
Flag Counter
PRA ELECTRONIC ISSUE
PRA Jan/Feb 2019 issue

Click here & browse