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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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Conti forecasts higher tyre sales and buys Indian firm

March 29, 2012
Conti forecasts higher tyre sales and buys Indian firm

GERMAN automotive firm Continental expects its sales to rise more than 5% in its current fiscal year while its sales last year rose 17% to EUR30.5 billion. Its tyre division had combined sales of EUR8.8 billion from passenger and light…

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Sibur sells tyre plant to Pirelli

March 29, 2012

RUSSIAN petrochemical company Sibur has finalised the transfer of its Voronezh tyre plant to Pirelli and Russian Technologies joint venture. This follows the transfer, also from Sibur, in December 2011 of the Kirov tyre plant. The joint venture has invested…

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Goodyear’s record earnings

March 29, 2012
Goodyear’s record earnings

Despite a lower unit volume in the fourth quarter of 2011, its sales were up 12% to US$5.7 billion compared to last year...

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Second orange oil tyre from Yokohama

March 29, 2012
Second orange oil tyre from Yokohama

JAPANESE firm Yokohama Tyre’s Avid Ascend tyre features its orange oil technology. Made at its US plant, the tyre is suited to a variety of applications ranging from crossover vehicles and passenger cars to minivans.It is said to possess a…

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NZ seeks solutions for old tyres

March 29, 2012
NZ seeks solutions for old tyres

The government will provide funding of US$133,000 to the Product Stewardship Foundation for recycling tyres...

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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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