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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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Apollo Tyres strengthens position

March 29, 2012
Apollo Tyres strengthens position

To increase its global footprint, Indian firm Apollo Tyres will build new facilities in Eastern Europe and Brazil...

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Bridgestone enters guayule and Thai markets

March 29, 2012
Bridgestone enters guayule and Thai markets

The firm's US operations is researching on the viability of using guayule as an alternative to natural rubber in tyres...

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Rhein Chemie positioned in bladder market

March 29, 2012
Rhein Chemie positioned in bladder market

The company entered bladder production last year when it bought Argentina-based Darmex...

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Lab line for rubber profiles

March 29, 2012
Lab line for rubber profiles

GERMAN firm KraussMaffei Berstorff’s LabStar line is suited for rubber profile production in laboratory applications. With a material use of 8 kg/hour, it is suited for low output rates and single component profiles. It is targeted at compound development applications,…

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Zymer to enhance end-product performance

March 29, 2012
Zymer to enhance end-product performance

A NANO-engineered rubber technology is set to add new strength and conductivity to rubber compounds. Called Zyvex molecularly-engineered rubber (Zymer), the technology comes from US-based Zyvex technologies. Zymer uses a new chemical process to allow carbon nanotubes to be inserted…

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Tyres source of carcinogens

March 29, 2012
Tyres source of carcinogens

Researchers from Stockholm University are determining the level of dibenzopyrenes in tyres and its impact to the environment...

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Safe production of rubber

March 29, 2012
Safe production of rubber

Since 2010, the SafeRubber project has been working on a suitable and safer alternative to ETU...

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Gevo gets patent for technology to produce isobutanol

March 29, 2012
Gevo gets patent for technology to produce isobutanol

GEVO, a US-based renewable chemicals and biofuels company, has received a patent to enable commercially viable production of isobutanol from yeast. Since yeast naturally produces isobutanol at low yields, the new technology allows production for commercial applications by eliminating barriers…

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New asphalt technology from Kraton

March 29, 2012
New asphalt technology from Kraton

US-based producer of styrenic block copolymers Kraton Performance Polymers partnered with the National Centre for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) to test its HIMA technology on a pavement test track. According to Kraton, the findings show that a modified binder using its…

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Yulex and Cooper tie-up for guayule

March 29, 2012
Yulex and Cooper tie-up for guayule

THE continuous decline of natural rubber is driving companies in the tyre industry to identify alternative sources. US-based Cooper Tire & Rubber has teamed up with another US company Yulex to evaluate and develop guayule polymers and resins for tyre…

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