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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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Tyrexpo Asia 2019 takes pole position in attracting the automotive ecosystem

Asia’s most well-attended and go-to sourcing platform revs up momentum this year...

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Driving millennials more familiar with emojis than tyre warning light – study

The study conducted by Zeno Research & Insights, involved an online survey among 1,075 US adults aged 18+ who have a driver's license and access to a vehicle.

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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

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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Fuel-filled rubber balls find their way to Afghanistan

January 30, 2012

UK’s Ministry of Defence is air dropping giant bullet-proof rubber balls filled with fuel to frontline troops in Afghanistan. Known as Air Portable Fuel Containers MK 5, they are designed for delivery to more remote areas of operations. Each holds…

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AirBoss to pump up investments

January 30, 2012
AirBoss to pump up investments

While significant expenditures are planned for all three compounding facilities in Canada and the US, the largest refurbishment is planned for the Scotland Neck factory.

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ContiTech’s vibration-free engine mountings

January 30, 2012
ContiTech’s vibration-free engine mountings

WITH car engines becoming smaller and vehicles lighter, Germany-based ContiTech Vibration Control has introduced modular engine mountings that are free from vibrations. To enable more than one type of engine and drive system to be integrated into a single vehicle…

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Malaysian company buys stake in Indonesian rubber planter

January 30, 2012

MALAYSIA-based Sime Darby Berhad will acquire 3,800 ordinary shares of Indonesian Rupiah 1,000,000 each in PT Indo Sukses Lestari Makmur from SLT Capital (3,500 shares) and PT Entete Mining (300 shares) representing 95% of the total issued and paid-up shares…

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Thai rubber agencies to merge

January 30, 2012

THE three rubber-related state organisations in Thailand, Rubber Research Institute of Thailand, the Office of the Rubber Replanting Aid Fund and the Rubber Estate Organisation, will be merged into one agency to boost the performance of the rubber industry. The…

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California passes new auto emission rules

January 30, 2012

SANFO, U.S. – Seeking to influence other states and Washington, California air regulators passed sweeping auto emission standards Friday that include a mandate to have 1.4 million electric and hybrid vehicles on state roads by 2025. The California Air Resources…

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North American rubber company launches new hose options

January 30, 2012

GLOBAL supplier of rubber products, Weir Minerals Linatex, a business unit within Weir Group, has launched two new hose products and one product enhancement. Its new preformed hose bend, which is intended as a replacement for hard-walled pipe bends in…

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Tenneco, one of the bidders for Gates Rubber

January 30, 2012

ILLINOIS-headquartered Tenneco Inc. is one of three possible suitors for Gates Rubber, a subsidiary of the privately held Gates Corporation of Denver, a Tenneco spokeswoman said recently. A spokesman for Gates said a confidentiality agreement prevented him from disclosing the…

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Only 5.2% of Indian SMEs in rubber products sector to invest in computers

January 30, 2012

NEW DELHI – Only 5.2% of respondents in a survey of SMEs in the rubber and rubber products conducted by IndiaMART Knowledge Services revealed that they planned to invest in computers. This was so despite the fact that a large…

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Rubber Board tie-up with ATMA to empower small growers

January 30, 2012

KOTTAYAM – The Rubber Board and the Agricultural Technology Management Agency have started an integrated programme for empowering the village level small grower organisations. The aim of the programme is to provide financial assistance for Rubber Producers’ Societies and Self…

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