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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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Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

No-flat tyres were almost inconceivable with the proliferation of the ubiquitous pneumatic tyres. However, with the advent of airless tyres, the..

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Tyre additive maker makes a leap

August 28, 2011

MALAYSIAN company, Performance Additives has opened a facility in the US. Located on a 3.5 acre site in Ohio. The facility will manufacture an additive said to allow for more efficient tyres. Early this year, Performance Additives acquired the DTC…

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US company buys glove maker

August 28, 2011

US-based Vystar, the creator of Vytex Natural Rubber Latex (NRL), a patented, all-natural raw material that reduces antigenic proteins found in natural rubber latex, is merging with Malaysia-based reusable exam gloves manufacture EcoGlove Asia Pacific. Terms of the merger have…

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Lanxess extends supply agreement and plans PBR plant in Asia

August 27, 2011
Lanxess extends supply agreement and plans PBR plant in Asia

One of China’s largest tyre companies, Triangle Group, has extended its agreement with German specialty chemicals company Lanxess for the supply of halobutyl rubbers from 2012 to 2014

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Sibur to transfer tyre assets

August 27, 2011
Sibur to transfer tyre assets

The joint venture between Sibur and Pirelli will take over the industrial operations of Sibur-Russian Tyres by 2014

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Making strides in eco-friendly rubbers

August 26, 2011
Making strides in eco-friendly rubbers

The rubber industry is closely following the plastics sector with companies making headway in the eco-friendly sector.

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Apollo cautious of future but invests in rubber growing

August 26, 2011
Apollo cautious of future but invests in rubber growing

INDIA’S largest tyre maker Apollo Tyres’s revenue in the first quarter grew by 55%. But the company says the continuing all-time high NR prices, along with sluggish growth in some major markets, had a dampening impact on its profitability. Meanwhile,…

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Evonik flushed with funds after divestment

August 26, 2011
Evonik flushed with funds after divestment

THE successful divestment of its carbon black business means that Germany-based chemicals company Evonik has added on EUR900 million to its coffers. The new owners are investors Rhône Capital and Triton Partners and the business has been renamed as Orion…

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US companies team up for sustainable tyres

August 26, 2011
US companies team up for sustainable tyres

Dow and Lehigh will combine proprietary technologies to modify the rubber particles. The programme will combine Dow’s expertise in polymer chemistry with Lehigh’s expertise in sustainable rubber compound development and testing.

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Triangle to partner trio in R&D

August 26, 2011
Triangle to partner trio in R&D

Yuhua Ding, Chairman of Triangle Group in Weihai, China, signed an agreement with Dr Luis Proenza, President of the University of Akron to engage in research collaborations with UA and UARF

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Tyre facility to bring 150 new jobs

July 18, 2011

TIRE International has established a third-generation recycling and manufacturing operation on Cypress Gardens Road. Berkeley County received great news last week on the jobs front. Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Department of Commerce, Berkeley County and the Charleston Regional…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 18 Sept 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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