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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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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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Baosteel starting up wire rod facility

January 30, 2012
Baosteel starting up wire rod facility

CHINESE steel wire maker Jiangsu Baosteel is marking its entry into the high-grade wire rod product field with the set up of precision steel wire facility in Jiangsu Haimen Haibao Industrial Park. The project will be constructed in two phases…

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Orion builds carbon black plant in South Korea

January 30, 2012
Orion builds carbon black plant in South Korea

US-based Orion Engineered Carbons will construct a fifth production unit for tread blacks at its plant in Yeosu, South Korea. The additional unit will increase the plant’s annual output by 36 tonnes to a total of 188 tonnes. The project…

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Kobe/L&T tyre machine facility running

January 30, 2012
Kobe/L&T tyre machine facility running

JAPANESE company Kobe Steel’s joint venture with India’s Larsen & Toubro has started up production of rubber processing machinery in India. Called L&T Kobelco Machinery, the joint venture manufactures rubber mixers and twin-screw rollerhead extruders used in making tyres. The…

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Cooper buys tyre facility in Serbia

January 30, 2012

US-based Cooper Tire & Rubber is acquiring the assets of a tyre making facility in Krusevac, Serbia. Cooper CEO Roy Armes stated that the company elected to invest in Serbia not only because of its significant economic potential, but also…

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Higher sales for Hankook

January 30, 2012

SOUTH Korean Hankook Tire had record global sales of KRW6.484 trillion and operating profit of KRW566.3 billion for fiscal year 2011. Hankook Tire continued to record double-digit growth surpassing its annual target set in the beginning of 2011 to finish…

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New tyre marking technology from Bridgestone

January 30, 2012
New tyre marking technology from Bridgestone

JAPANESE tyre maker Bridgestone has developed a revolutionary new printing technology for tyres said to be different from any tyre printing or colouring process on the market. Until now, white rubber has been used on the sidewalls of tyres to…

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New tread compound for airline tyres

January 30, 2012
New tread compound for airline tyres

A scientist at UK-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has developed a new tread compound that could increase the tyre life and reduce operating costs for airlines. received the Sue Panteny Award from the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining recently. The…

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Michelin records robust sales

January 30, 2012

FRENCH tyre maker Michelin’s global tyre sales were higher in 2011 compared with the previous year. In truck tyre markets, Europe’s growth in the OE market continues to slow, with growth in the full year of 34.5%, though year-on-year growth…

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Keyuan’s SBS line started up

January 30, 2012
Keyuan’s SBS line started up

The company began construction of its 70,000-tonne SBS production facility in September 2010 and completed construction last year.

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Equity take up in Hi-Tek

January 30, 2012

RUBBER Research, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rubber Research Group (RRG), is purchasing 100% stock in Hi-Tek Rubber. RRG will exchange ordinary shares of RRG common stock in exchange for 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Hi-Tek. The…

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