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World Rubber Summit 2019: New paths for the rubber economy

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

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

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

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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Goodyear envisages shortage of aviation tyres

December 30, 2011
Goodyear envisages shortage of aviation tyres

Due to the severe flooding in Thailand, US-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber expects a global shortage of bias aviation tyres that may begin affecting the commercial airline industry in February or March

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Mesnac takes stake in US company

December 30, 2011
Mesnac takes stake in US company

CHINESE company Mesnac, which develops and manufactures tyre equipment, is taking up 100% equity in US-based tyre tooling company Wyko Tire Technology. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, Wyko owners Ian Smith and David Jones said Wyko’s 60…

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Lehigh completes capacity expansion

December 30, 2011
Lehigh completes capacity expansion

The capacity expansion project, which started earlier this year, required investment of more than US$3 million

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Recyclable airless tyre from Bridgestone

December 30, 2011
Recyclable airless tyre from Bridgestone

JAPANESE tyre maker Bridgestone has developed a non-pneumatic (airless) concept tyre that could prove to be a viable and more environmentally-friendly alternative to conventional tyres. Bridgestone’s tyre has a structure of spokes stretching along the inner sides of the tyres…

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Improved rolling resistance for tyre

December 30, 2011
Improved rolling resistance for tyre

US-based Momentive Performance Materials is collaborating with Sumitomo Rubber Industries on the development of Enasave Premium tyre, the first to use Momentive’s NXT Z 45 silane, a coupling agent for silica-based tyre tread compound. Launched at the recent Tokyo Motor…

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Insigma and Blue cooperate in recycling project

December 30, 2011
Insigma and Blue cooperate in recycling project

UK-based Blue Diamond Technologies, which specialises in the design and supply of metal, plastic and rubber components, and Chinese IT services provider Insigma Technology are partnering to produce reusable crumb rubber, clean steel and fibre from used tyres, with initial…

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MHI subsidiary to focus on rubber machines

December 30, 2011
MHI subsidiary to focus on rubber machines

MITSUBISHI Heavy Industries (MHI) will establish a new subsidiary to handle the industrial machinery business, including material handling systems and rubber and tyre machinery, effective April 2012. The new company, to be wholly-owned by MHI, will be created by integrating…

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IRSG reports higher demand for rubber

December 30, 2011
IRSG reports higher demand for rubber

IRSG's latest October-December 2011 report says that global rubber consumption reached 25.8 million tonnes by end Q3 2011

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Resin supplier eyes Western markets

December 30, 2011
Resin supplier eyes Western markets

SINO Legend (Zhangjiagang) Chemical, the largest Asian manufacturer of resins for the tyre and rubber markets, plans to expand into the US and European markets, with possibility of setting up facilities there. Red Avenue Chemical is serving as Sino Legend’s…

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Weir reaches out to India

December 30, 2011
Weir reaches out to India

UK-based Weir Group, which has interests in mining and engineering services in India, has invested INR60 crore to set up a 200 tonne/year-rubber facility in Bangalore to serve the requirements of the domestic mining industry. The new facility has precision…

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(Last Updated: 12 Feb 2019)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


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