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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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Carbon black plant in China

September 26, 2011
Carbon black plant in China

US-based Cabot has opened a new Chinese masterbatch plant to cater to demand from Asia Pacific. It invested US$20 million in the black masterbatch plant located at its Tianjin facility, which is a joint venture with Shanghai Coking and Chemical,…

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Sino/Malaysian alliance for rubber in Indonesia

September 26, 2011
Sino/Malaysian alliance for rubber in Indonesia

Mazhongdu International and Hainan Baisha Industrial are teaming up with a Malaysian firm, Hateg for a rubber production joint venture in Indonesia

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New tyre plant for Global Rubber

September 26, 2011
New tyre plant for Global Rubber

The company was set up in 2002 as a producer and exporter of industrial tyres for the material handling industry.

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Hankook seeking strategy to increase RI market share

September 26, 2011
Hankook seeking strategy to increase RI market share

ACKNOWLEDGING the tight competition in Indonesia’s tyre markets, South Korea’s number one tyre producer, Hankook, has built its seventh plant in Cikarang, West Java, “merely” to cut the production costs of tyres they will sell outside Indonesia. The new plant…

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Demand for green tyres to boost Lanxess sales

September 26, 2011
Demand for green tyres to boost Lanxess sales

SPECIALITY chemicals company Lanxess expects a boost in demand for high-performance rubbers due to the European Union tyre labelling legislation that comes into effect in 2012 as well as an impending one in South Korea. This it says should spur…

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Synthomer group under one roof

September 26, 2011
Synthomer group under one roof

SYNTHOMER Group has opened a new Asian regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This follows its acquisition of PolymerLatex and means that the sales offices of Synthomer and PolymerLatex are now combined in the new premises. The company says its…

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Firestone launches iPhone tyre-pressure service for farmers

September 26, 2011
Firestone launches iPhone tyre-pressure service for farmers

FIRESTONE has introduced a free Europe-wide iPhone application to help farmers maintain their tractor tyres at the right pressure. When the “Tyre Pressure Calculator” app is downloaded, users simply select their tyre size and then see the correct tyre pressure…

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Recycled tyres and seatbelts for laptop

September 25, 2011
Recycled tyres and seatbelts for laptop

PKG, an Indian company manufacturing bags innovates used truck tyres and inner tyre tubes to make laptop sleeves. the straps are made from seat belts. The hand-made sleeves come in two sizes: the smaller size can fit a 13-inch notebook…

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New study shows 88 percent of auto repair shops recycle tyres

September 25, 2011

FROM 1989 to 2001, a company called Used Rubber USA operated a retail store, offering cool gear to city-dwelling hipsters, on the corner of Fillmore and Haight streets in San Francisco. The company still turns old tyres into book bags,…

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Rubber meets road with tyre-delivery service

September 25, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, US – Philip Pifer concedes this: He’s not only in a business that isn’t “sexy, glamorous, or romantic.” It’s also something most people don’t want to think about. Which is precisely why he thinks it will be a hit…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 17 Oct 2018)

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


Source: Latex India

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