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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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Reduction of tariffs for Korean tyres into US

November 29, 2011
Reduction of tariffs for Korean tyres into US

THE US-based Tire Industry Association (TIA) reports recently signed Korean-United States Free Trade Agreement will reduce the tariff on the importing of Korean manufactured car and truck radial tyres from 4% (3.4% for non-radial) through a series of graduated step-downs…

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New hq for Goodyear

November 29, 2011
New hq for Goodyear

US-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber held a topping ceremony for its new corporate and North American headquarters in Akron, recently. It says it is transitioning from its 85-year-old headquarters to a state-of-the-art campus. The headquarters project is scheduled to be…

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Vietnam adjusts tax tariff on rubber exports

November 29, 2011
Vietnam adjusts tax tariff on rubber exports

VIETNAM has decided to make adjustments on the tax tariff for export of some rubber commodities. Export of natural rubber products and natural rubber latex, which are either pre-vulcanised or unvulcanised will be subject to a tax of 3%, instead…

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Cutting growth of rubber to stabilise prices

November 29, 2011
Cutting growth of rubber to stabilise prices

THAILAND’S rubber growers in the southern provinces have agreed to reduce supply by at least 25% in an attempt to stabilise prices that have been declining steadily for two months. Planters will reduce tapping to 15 days a month from…

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Carlisle selling German rubber parts unit

November 29, 2011
Carlisle selling German rubber parts unit

US-based conglomerate Carlisle is selling the non-roofing and waterproofing unit of its German company, PDT Phoenix, to the Datwyler Group of Altdorf, Switzerland. The business unit makes elastomer profiles for use in applications for tunnels, rail, windows and facades and…

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Lanxess improving EPDM plant in the US

October 30, 2011
Lanxess improving EPDM plant in the US

German speciality chemical fim Lanxess is investing US$7 million in new finishing technology for ethylene-propylene-diene monomer (EPDM) rubber at its Texas manufacturing plant.

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Tool kit for EPDM

October 29, 2011
Tool kit for EPDM

TO mark the 50th anniversary of its Vistalon ethylene propylene diene (EPDM) rubber, US-based ExxonMobil Chemical has developed a tool kit of model formulations, enabling customers to develop compounds to meet demanding industry specifications quickly and cost-effectively. This latest addition…

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ContiTech to invest in facility expansion

October 29, 2011
ContiTech to invest in facility expansion

German automotive parts supplier ContiTech is expanding production capacity at its headquarters in Hannover-Vahrenwald.

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US company expands to Brazil

October 29, 2011

US-based Lehigh Technologies, manufacturer of sustainable, micronised rubber powders, has expanded to Brazil, based on the country’s establishment of tyre collection in 1999 and its legislation on dealing with scrap tyres, setting targets for collection and proper disposal for tyres…

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Stop-gap measures for rubber exports

October 29, 2011
Stop-gap measures for rubber exports

According to reports, the International Rubber Consortium (IRCO) will advise member countries Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia to slow down their natural rubber exports as well as reduce raw rubber sales until prices are at a reasonable level for both sellers…

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