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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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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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Asahi en route to second SSBR plant

December 30, 2011
Asahi en route to second SSBR plant

ANOTHER Japanese supplier Asahi Kasei Chemicals will construct a second plant in Singapore to produce solution-polymerised styrene-butadiene rubber (S-SBR), with capacity of 50,000 tonnes/year. The new plant will be located adjacent to an S-SBR plant of the same capacity which…

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The ergonomics for a leading position

December 29, 2011
The ergonomics for a leading position

Malaysia’s slide from the top spot was due to a commodity shift to palm oil that provided higher returns

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Pirelli invests in Russia

November 29, 2011
Pirelli invests in Russia

FRENCH tyre maker Pirelli is investing EUR2.4 billion over the next five years, including EUR200 million in Russia. Having signed a joint venture agreement with the Russian Technologies State Corporation in 2008, Pirelli will now buy the Kirov and Voronezh…

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Dunlop adds on belts in Europe

November 29, 2011

DUNLOP Conveyor Belting will invest up to EUR6.4 million in the Netherlands and elsewhere. Costing EUR2.5 million, the first phase will add a new press at the Drachten site to produce rolls of up to 4 m diameter (20 tonnes)…

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