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Gloves Industry,gloves pack a punch against Covid-19

A secure supply of gloves and new designs of antimicrobial gloves go hand-in-hand to stave off the health crisis facing ...

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Amid pandemic: growth, expansion for Malaysia’s ace glove makers

The Covid-19 pandemic, which has tipped the scales of the majority of industries, has triggered unprecedented demand for the rubber ...

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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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Country Focus: Indonesia’s rubber sustainability at a crossroads

Deforestation in Indonesia, the world’s second largest natural rubber producer, is an issue to reckon with. According to Greenpeace, the ...

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Disposable glove makers turn to nitrile to cope with Covid-19 demand

Industries around the world have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with most facing unprecedented and unique challenges to ...

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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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Guizhou Tyre begins tyre production in Vietnam plant

Chinese tyremaker Guizhou Tyre  ( formerly Guizhou Tyre Factory) has produced its first tyre at its Vietnam plant on 1 April. It will also start product testing and certification processes. Located in the industrial park of Long Giang in the province of Tien Giang, the factory would have a production capacity of 1.2 million/year units of tyres for…

Guayule, a renewable resource for polyisoprene

Guayule is also found to be a potential source of natural polyisoprene (PI), according to a study led by Amandine Rousset ( Avignon University and GuaTecs),  Ali Amor  (CIRAD and CTTM), Serge Palu (CIRAD), Teerasak Punvichai (Prince of Songkla University), Sandrine Perino…