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Synthetic Rubber: US market; Trade war is not the sector’s waterloo

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

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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Kumho tyre ordered to move China factory

August 28, 2011

KUMHO Tire’s Nanjing factory has received an order from the city’s Department of Environmental Protection to move to a new location, Economic Observer News reported on August 20th. The Korean tire maker is among 173 companies across China to receive…

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Tyre industry left threadbare

August 28, 2011

IMPORTS now command the majority of the South African car tyre market, causing inevitable downsizing in the industry and the loss of thousands of jobs. But if the tyre industry wins a case currently before the Supreme Court, it could…

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Cabot to increase output of silica

August 28, 2011

In line with the rising global demand for silicones, which is expected to continue to grow at 5-10% a year over the coming decade, US producer Cabot will expand its production capacity by 25% at its fumed silica facility in…

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Hose business strengthened

August 28, 2011

SWEDEN-based Trelleborg will acquire 60% of French company Bloch, with an option to acquire the remaining shares later. Bloch specialises in solutions and couplings for a wide range of industrial hoses that offer protection in demanding environments, such as chemical…

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Continental buys Modi Rubber

August 28, 2011

The world’s fourth largest tyre maker, Continental, has paid EUR18.5 million for 100% shareholding in Indian Modi Tyres, to push ahead with its plan to produce passenger car and truck tyres in India. Modi Tyres will become a wholly-owned subsidiary…

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Tyre additive maker makes a leap

August 28, 2011

MALAYSIAN company, Performance Additives has opened a facility in the US. Located on a 3.5 acre site in Ohio. The facility will manufacture an additive said to allow for more efficient tyres. Early this year, Performance Additives acquired the DTC…

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US company buys glove maker

August 28, 2011

US-based Vystar, the creator of Vytex Natural Rubber Latex (NRL), a patented, all-natural raw material that reduces antigenic proteins found in natural rubber latex, is merging with Malaysia-based reusable exam gloves manufacture EcoGlove Asia Pacific. Terms of the merger have…

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Lanxess extends supply agreement and plans PBR plant in Asia

August 27, 2011
Lanxess extends supply agreement and plans PBR plant in Asia

One of China’s largest tyre companies, Triangle Group, has extended its agreement with German specialty chemicals company Lanxess for the supply of halobutyl rubbers from 2012 to 2014

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Sibur to transfer tyre assets

August 27, 2011
Sibur to transfer tyre assets

The joint venture between Sibur and Pirelli will take over the industrial operations of Sibur-Russian Tyres by 2014

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Making strides in eco-friendly rubbers

August 26, 2011
Making strides in eco-friendly rubbers

The rubber industry is closely following the plastics sector with companies making headway in the eco-friendly sector.

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