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Recycling: Finding ways to recycle rubber

In the lead-up to the K trade fair 2022, industry association VDMA provides an interview with Daniela Dingfelder, COO of ...

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Glove Sector: Highs and lows in the endemic stage

As we witness the tail-end of the Covid-19 pandemic, are the glory days of glove sales over, asks Angelica Buan ...

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Tyres: Moving closer to an air-free tyres future

In response to a rising trend for safe and environmentally friendly transportation, more tyre makers are jumping on board the ...

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Smarter way to process rubber with ECO range from Barwell

Rubber processing machinery maker Barwell Global Ltd has recently introduced the next generation of Barwell Preformers. The ECO-NXrange of Industry ...

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Glove sector gains an upper hand in PPE market

Consumption for rubber gloves has gone up amid workplace safety concerns and the management of emerging infectious diseases like the ...

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Silicones: Breakthroughs in medical-grade silicones at full speed

To address the need for important medical devices, new silicone technologies are being developed and made available, according to Angelica ...

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Bridgestone/Dow partner in breakthrough tyre sealant technology

Tyre company Bridgestone Americas and materials maker Dow have partnered to develop B-SEALS, a recyclable, silicone-based tyre sealant technology. It represents more than four years of joint R&D between the two companies. B-SEALS technology provides excellent sealant performance in the event of a puncture without compromising…

India’s e-trading platform for NR goes live

India’s Rubber Board says that the electronic platform it developed for natural rubber (NR) trading, known as mRube, will go live on 8 June 2022.  The e-trading platform has been launched to improve the marketing effectiveness in the NR supply chain, according to the…

Malaysian glove sector committed to ILO standards

The Malaysian Rubber Gloves Manufacturers Association (MARGMA) says it is committed to total compliance regarding labour issues in the sector, especially in meeting the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) requirements. This was stated by MARGMA President Dr Supramaniam Shamugan who also added that…