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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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Evonik builds new Hydrogen Peroxide Plant in Jilin

April 27, 2012

EVONIK Industries has just held the groundbreaking ceremony for its new hydrogen peroxide plant in China. Scheduled to go online at the end of 2013, the plant will have a production capacity of 230,000 metric tonnes per year. This additional…

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Teijin to open R&D centre in China

April 27, 2012

TEIJIN Ltd announced plans for a textile R&D centre in China. The facility will be built on the premises of its factory in Nantong, Jiangsu Province. Construction of the facility will total US$24 billion, with operations expected to start in…

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Pereira to Lead Davis-Standard’s Expansion in Asia

April 27, 2012

DAVIS-STANDARD, LLC has assigned Fred Pereira as President of Asia. The addition of Pereira is an integral part of the company’s plan to increase its presence in China and throughout the region. Davis-Standard will open a facility in Suzhou, China,…

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Developments reflect gradual shift to synthetics

April 26, 2012
Developments reflect gradual shift to synthetics

NR may lose its winning streak to synthetic rubber (SR), which has cheaper average selling prices.

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Revenue not a top agenda for bio firm

April 26, 2012
Revenue not a top agenda for bio firm

Global Bioenergies, which reported a half-year revenue of EUR100,000, for the year ended December 2011, expressed that revenue was not important at this stage, until it commercialises its products.

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Xiameter speeds up productivity

April 26, 2012
Xiameter speeds up productivity

DOW Corning has released Xiameter RBL-9200 liquid silicone rubber (LSR), a series of low viscosity products that can flow at lower pressures into intricate tool cavities. According to the company, the LSR can help rubber product fabricators shorten overall processing…

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EcoSynthetix to increase capacity

April 26, 2012
EcoSynthetix to increase capacity

US renewable chemicals firm EcoSynthetix, which produces a family of latex biobased products, has commissioned a 36,000 tonne/year-production line within its existing US facility. The firm also installed a 36,000-tonne/year line at its Dutch plant last year, bringing its total…

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Cooper-Standard invests in key technologies

April 26, 2012
Cooper-Standard invests in key technologies

COOPER Standard Automotive has acquired the patents and intellectual property rights and assets of EDC Automotive relating to thermal management technologies, product development and testing capabilities. According to the company, this investment on thermal management area will help it strengthen…

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Tyre firms expand in China

April 26, 2012
Tyre firms expand in China

GERMAN tyre firm Continental has broken ground on a US$215 million expansion of its car tyre plant in Hefei that will double the plant’s capacity by 2015. It will raise production to 16 million units/year of premium tyres – ContiComfortContact…

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Trelleborg divests diving suit business

April 26, 2012
Trelleborg divests diving suit business

IN line with its strategy to divest non-aligned operations, Swedish firm Trelleborg has sold its Sweden and Lithuania-based protective product business to US firm Ansell for SEK210 million. The firm says its core competencies in the business are material development…

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