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Green Rubber: Green measures to recalibrate the impact of tyres

The use of green rubber and recycling of end-of-life tyres (ELTs) can mitigate the carbon impact of the tyre industry, ...

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Rubber Chemicals: Circular approach to redeeming the value of tyres

The tyre industry is reducing the environmental impact of tyres with a circular approach to managing waste tyres and enhancing ...

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Recycling: China’s green moves drive up tyre recycling

China is beating the odds from rising scrap tyres and air-polluting recycling methods with advanced technologies, more recycling plants, and ...

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Bringing in-house eco-friendly rubber to the industry

The environmental and economic needs to increase recycling rates are the principal driving forces behind technological innovations in the 21st ...

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Tyres: Reinventing the wheel with renewable technologies

Tyre companies are applying the brakes on traditional rubber tyres with innovative materials and connected technologies.

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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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Zeon sees HNBR increase

Another company that is seeing increasing demand for HNBR is Zeon Chemicals, which is planning to expand capacity for its Zetpol HNBR by 25% at its American plant to come on stream by 2012. The company had previously expanded its…

Rubber prices expected to rise further

THE Malaysian rubber market is expected to continue its uptrend next week supported by higher crude oil prices. A dealer said rising crude oil prices will make synthetic rubber, a product of crude oil, costlier. “Higher crude oil prices will…

Michelin launches major Technology Center upgrade

TO strengthen its innovation capabilities and shorten new tire time-to-market, Michelin has undertaken a top-to-bottom €100 million upgrade of its global research and development center in Ladoux, near Clermont-Ferrand in France. In the center, where 3,300 people work, an entirely…

Sumitomo workers OK after disaster

KOBE, Japan (March 15, 2011)—Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. said it had no casualties among workers at its Shirakawa factory following last week’s earthquake and subsequent tsunami in northeastern Japan. SRI also reports there was no critical damage at the car…

Rough day to be in rubber

IN trading on Thursday, rubber plastics stocks were relative laggards, down on the day by about 0.5%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Fuwei Films Holdings Limited , off about 7.5% and shares of Spartech off about 1.7%…