Posts Tagged ‘ rubber ’

Over 17,000 rubber smallholders in Malaysia apply for special financial aid

September 11, 2017
Over 17,000 rubber smallholders in Malaysia apply for special financial aid

Malaysia’s Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry has allocated a total of RM261 million in special aid to help some 440,000 rubber smallholders nationwide during the rainy season. A total of 17,163 smallholders have applied for the special aid through the…

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Rubber Chemicals: Quality Accelerates

May 1, 2017
Rubber Chemicals: Quality Accelerates

This technical paper by Melanie Wiedemeier-Jarad and Dr. Hermann-Josef Weidenhaupt of Lanxess GmbH, Germany, explores the interaction between sulphur...

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Bridgestone to deploy BASys tyre tracking system globally starting April 2017

April 28, 2017
Bridgestone to deploy BASys tyre tracking system globally starting April 2017

Tokyo-based global tyre and rubber company Bridgestone Corporation will be deploying its BASys tyre tracking system globally starting from April 2017 in Latin America following its successful implementation in Europe in 2016. BASys is a collection of digital applications designed…

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New rubber glove robot offers help for people with hand disabilities

April 10, 2017
New rubber glove robot offers help for people with hand disabilities

A new rubber robotic glove, developed by Kyujin Cho of Seoul National University in South Korea, offers people with hand paralysis or disability the ability to perform daily tasks and routines with more ease and independence. Cho, Director of  Biorobotics…

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Indonesia, France partner to develop sustainable natural rubber

April 3, 2017
Indonesia, France partner to develop sustainable natural rubber

Indonesia and France are partnering with each other to develop sustainable natural rubber across plantations in Indonesia through joint social and environmental studies. The US$270,000 partnership agreement was signed by French Development Agency (AFD) and Royal Lestari Utama (RLU), an…

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Malaysia’s Top Glove, Japan’s Fimatec to create rubber reinforcing agent JV

March 29, 2017
Malaysia’s Top Glove, Japan’s Fimatec to create rubber reinforcing agent JV

The world’s largest glove maker by capacity, Malaysia’s Top Glove Corporation, is teaming up with Japan’s Fimatec to create a joint venture that will produce rubber reinforcing agent used in manufacturing gloves. The companies will establish a joint venture that…

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Rubber Board, Kudumbasree form women labour groups for rubber industry

March 29, 2017
Rubber Board, Kudumbasree form women labour groups for rubber industry

India’s Rubber Board is collaborating with Kudumbasree Mission, an all-women self-help group, to form women labour groups under the Rubber Producers’ Societies to increase the participation of women in the rubber tapping sector across the state of Kerala. Out of…

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Indian rubber companies investing in synthetic rubber as demand rises

March 24, 2017
Indian rubber companies investing in synthetic rubber as demand rises

Rubber companies in India are starting to invest in synthetic rubber, building on the recently added capacity of about 270,000 tonnes a year, as demand for the commodity rises. Tyre manufacturers are also calling on them to start producing Solutions…

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Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercars to come with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres

March 22, 2017
Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercars to come with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres

Michelin has been chosen as the official tyre supplier for all of Aston Martin’s Valkyrie hypercars. The Pilot Sport Cup 2 ultra-high performance tyres in 265/35 ZR20 front and 325/30 ZR21 rear sizes will...

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Indian tyre firms looking to SE Asian producers for natural rubber supply

March 22, 2017
Indian tyre firms looking to SE Asian producers for natural rubber supply

Tyre manufacturers in India are looking to Southeast Asian natural rubber producers for supply as demand for the commodity increases in the country amidst a slowdown in domestic production, according to industry officials. The country’s rubber industry is also expected to…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 14, November 2017)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


Source: India Rubber Board

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