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Rubber Market Analyses: Post-pandemic recovery for the Asian rubber market

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered declines in rubber prices and overall gloomy sentiments in the rubber sector. While recouping of ...

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Materials News: Rubber sector undergoing stress, amidst Covid-19 spread

Against the back of a global health crisis and an emerging global economic crisis, companies and industries all around the ...

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Synthetic Rubber: Medical care improved with silicones

Silicones, owing to their unique qualities, enhance the efficiency of advanced medical technologies...

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Malaysian gloves makers ready to meet demand amid nCoV spread; donates gloves to Wuhan

(UPDATED) - The Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (MARGMA), which comprised of Malaysian rubber glove manufacturers and associated ...

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Green Rubber: Tyre makers rally for sustainable “white gold” material

Tyre makers are affirming their commitment to sustainable natural rubber sourcing while helping weed out unethical and environmentally unsound practices ...

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Silicones: Injecting innovations to advance opportunities in LSR

Leading global LSR solution providers are driving the billion-dollar medical devices and automotive markets with new innovations and technologies, with ...

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Lanxess invests into bio-based rubber

GERMAN speciality chemicals company Lanxess is investing more in new technology to produce synthetic rubber from bio-based raw materials. From producing isobutene from renewable resources, it has now increased its minority shareholding in US-based renewable chemical company Gevo. Lanxess initially…

Maine sells pneumatic tyre unit

As part of its global restructuring plan, US-based Maine Industrial Tire has sold its China-based pneumatic tyre manufacturing assets to Trelleborg Wheel Systems. Maine Tire will continue to operate and retain ownership over the solid tyre portion of the Hebei…

PBR technology to Asia

ITALIAN technology and engineering company FasTech has licensed its second proprietary technology to manufacture its Nd-PBR to a leading petrochemical operator in East Asia. The licence agreement includes engineering and other technical services. The first one was to a Middle…

New NBR grade

China-based WestMoonint has added a crosslink powdered acrylonitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) products line for automotive brake making, the cable and wire industry and seal applications. The company will also launch other types of nitrile rubber soon, such as cold/hot and…

Bridgestone restarts plant

TOKYO — Bridgestone Corp. has restarted production at at least one of its plans in Japan affected by the March 11 earthquake after verifying the facility´s safety and accounting for the employees’ welfare. The company said it continues to work…