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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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Goodyear opting out of tyre wire business

June 23, 2011
Goodyear opting out of tyre wire business

Goodyear Tire & Rubber is selling its global wire business to multi-national South Korean tyre reinforcement company Hyosung for US$50 million.

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Solutia reorganises rubber chemicals business

June 23, 2011
Solutia reorganises rubber chemicals business

Speciality chemicals supplier Solutia has reorganised its rubber chemicals portfolio and reaffirmed its commitment to high-value rubber chemicals, including Santoflex antidegradants and Crystex insoluble.

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Maag’s gear pump for EPDM films for building industry

June 23, 2011
Maag’s gear pump for EPDM films for building industry

FOR technical requirements in particular, plastics are being used more and more and undergoing constant development in order to satisfy ever-growing demands. In the construction sector, because EPDM sealing films especially need to deliver excellent protection against leakage over the…

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Lanxess to set up another rubber plant in Singapore

June 23, 2011
Lanxess to set up another rubber plant in Singapore

German speciality chemical company Lanxess will locate another of its rubber plants in Singapore’s Jurong Island, where it is also building a facility for its butyl rubber

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Kraton looks for Asian site for facility

June 23, 2011
Kraton looks for Asian site for facility

US company, Kraton Performance Polymers, will soon decide where it will locate its Asian facility for HSBCs (hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers). Expected to start up by 2013, the facility will have a capacity of 30 kilotonnes. Though it planned for…

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M’sian rubber market likely to see steady trading this week

June 13, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian rubber market is likely to see steady trading this week on expectation of firm demand for the commodity, dealers said. They said the local mart will also closely look at prices in the regional futures…

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EPA helps with Ashtabula tire cleanup

June 8, 2011

ASHTABULA, Ohio – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is helping Ashtabula County in its efforts to clean up the last 45,000 scrap tires from the site of a former Ashtabula salvage yard, according to an Ohio EPA spokesman. An Ohio…

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China plant set to become Pirelli’s largest

June 8, 2011

ACCORDING to news from Asia, Pirelli intends to develop its factory in China’s Shandong Province into the largest facility it operates anywhere in the world. Singapore’s The Business Times quotes Pirelli Asia-Pacific CEO Giuseppe Cattaneo as stating “China is going…

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Tokyo futures slip as oil prices fall

June 8, 2011

TOKYO rubber futures slipped 1.7 percent early on Tuesday (June 7), weighed down by losses in oil and a Wall Street slump, while investors nervously watched for signs of a further weakening in Chinese demand and rising supply from producing…

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Rubber-glove makers speak up on labour woes

June 8, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Rubber glove manufacturers said their RM30 billion export earnings target by 2020 can only be achieved if they are not bogged by issues like labour and energy. In a dialogue with the International Trade and Industry Ministry yesterday,…

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