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Promising solutions are emerging in the form of sustainable rubber practices, aimed at curbing deforestation and substantially reducing the environmental ...

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Rubber industry in the digital age: how technology can save forests, boost business

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Global and Asian markets for silicones in the healthcare and medical industries have grown in tandem with the advancement of ...

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Malaysia, as one of the pioneer nations to start rubber plantations in 1877, continues to lead the field in producing ...

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Carbon black bound for sustainability

Sustainable carbon black made from renewable feedstock is becoming more and more in demand. But for technologies to fully produce ...

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Arlanxeo to construct new HNBR plant in China

Synthetic rubber producer Arlanxeo has announced the planned construction of a hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber (HNBR) plant in Changzhou, China. With a nameplate annual production capacity of 5,000 tonnes, the first phase of construction will allow for the production of…