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Latex: Sustainable rubber against commodity-driven deforestation

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

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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Rubber smallholders encouraged to sell rubber seeds to Risda

October 27, 2011

KOTA BAHARU, Malaysia – More than 120,000 rubber smallholders in the country are encouraged to sell rubber seeds to the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) to help with the agency’s replanting programme. Its Director-General, Datuk Wan Muhamad Zuki Mohamed,…

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Desma expands in China

October 27, 2011
Desma expands in China

HAVING been in the Chinese market since 2007, rubber injection moulding machine maker Desma has built up a market share of 10% in the country. In order to meet growth expectations, the German firm has now set up an office…

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Rubber index introduced

October 27, 2011
Rubber index introduced

GLOBAL information supplier Platts has launched a Natural Rubber Index (RBX), which comprises daily physical spot price assessments for Technically Specified Rubber Grade 20 (TSR 20) and Ribbed Smoked Sheets Grade 3 (RSS 3) grades of natural rubber. It reflects…

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Rubber-PEEK composite for seals

October 27, 2011
Rubber-PEEK composite for seals

Daetwyler and Victrex Polymer Solutions worked together to develop a composite material that combines Victrex’s PEEK-based Aptiv films with NBR and FPM

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New bladder facility in Brazil

October 27, 2011
New bladder facility in Brazil

German-based Rhein Chemie is investing EUR10 million in a new facility in Brazil, to manufacture Rhenoshape and Rhenogran

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Suppliers beefing up EPDM supply

October 27, 2011
Suppliers beefing up EPDM supply

Aligned with the high growth transportation and infrastructure megatrend, the global automotive industry is projected to grow by 5% a year, with growth rates of 10% a year in China and South Asia.

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Glove makers set to raise prices

September 27, 2011

PETALING JAYA – Rubber glove makers are set to raise prices of their products, in view of costlier labour, fuel, packaging and a weakening US dollar. “Fuel and labour costs have gone up considerably. The US dollar, too, has weakened…

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Vehicle owners urged not to use retreaded, winter tyres

September 27, 2011

TEMERLOH – Vehicle owners are urged not to use retreaded tyres and winter tyres as several road accidents in the country have been found to involve tyre failure. Pahang Road Transport Department (JPJ) director, Datuk Zakaria Man said even though…

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Asia to lead silicones growth

September 26, 2011
Asia to lead silicones growth

The global market for silicones is forecast to reach US$17.2 billion by 2017, driven by booming markets of construction, automotive, healthcare and chemical, says a new report from Global Industry Analysts.

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Puma introduces Re-suede with rice husk filled rubber outsole

September 26, 2011
Puma introduces Re-suede with rice husk filled rubber outsole

SPORTSLIFESTYLE company Puma introduces Puma Re-Suede. Puma took one of the brand’s most well-known and iconic shoes, the Suede, and re-tooled each component with the highest degree of recycled materials, delivering sustainable style through an unforgettable look. An icon of…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 05 Dec 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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