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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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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...

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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.

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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..

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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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Nitrile glove price war soon

March 2, 2012
Nitrile glove price war soon

Glove maker says latex suppliers have over-expanded their capacity

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Maryland lawmakers get an earful on tyre-aging scheme

February 27, 2012

MD, U.S. – RMA and TIA – with an army of 45 other supporters – testified against a proposed tyre-aging bill that has been introduced to the Maryland house and senate. The bills – HB 729 and SB 940 –…

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Daihatsu to set up automatic transmission plant in Malaysia

February 27, 2012

OSAKA – Daihatsu Motor Co. said it will invest about 5 billion yen to set up a plant in southwestern Malaysia to manufacture automatic transmissions for vehicles. The Japanese automaker aims to start operating the plant in Negeri Sembilan in…

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Indonesia 2012 rubber output may fall to 3m tonnes

February 27, 2012

Indonesia’s natural rubber output may fall to 3 million metric tonnes this year from 3.1 million tonnes last year as heavy rain reduced tapping, according to Asril Sutan Amir, chair of the Rubber Association of Indonesia. Exports may decline to…

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Pirelli puts a new spin on rubber with PZero motorcycle boots

February 27, 2012

ITALIAN tyre maker Pirelli is putting a different kind of rubber to the road with a new biker boot from its 10-year-old fashion brand, PZero. Inspired by the company’s performance tyres and designed in collaboration with high-end shoe designer Diego…

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Rubber climbs to 5-month high on declining supply, Greek bailout

February 27, 2012

RUBBER extended gains for a fourth day and reached the highest level in five months amid declining supply in Thailand and after Europe agreed on a second bailout for Greece. The July-delivery contract advanced 2.8% to settle at 337.6 yen/kg…

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Rubber trade with China booms: Vietnam

February 27, 2012

HO CHI MINH — Unofficial, small trade border transactions continue to flourish in Vietnam’s rubber export to China although their number has fallen recently, industry insiders say. Rubber demand and prices have increased in the first months of this year,…

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RM26m for rubber replanting

February 27, 2012

LUNDU -The Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) has targeted to replant 5,000 ha of old rubber plantations in Sarawak with the latest high-yield rubber clones this year. Chairman Tan Sri Rahim Tamby Chik said the agency had allocated RM26.5…

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Honda announces changes to its U.S. executive leadership

February 27, 2012

US – Honda recently announced several U.S. management changes “designed to strengthen its North American regional operations to further speed decision-making and increase efficiency and competitiveness within the region.” Tetsuo Iwamura – president of American Honda Motor Co. Inc., chief…

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JD Power raises 2012 US auto sales forecast to 14 mil

February 27, 2012

DETROIT – The U.S. auto industry is poised to show the best year since 2007, J.D. Power and associates-LMC Automotive said on Thursday, and raised their 2012 U.S. auto sales forecast to 14 million vehicles, up from 13.8 million vehicles.…

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(Last Updated: 21 March 2019)

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