Category: Industry News

IOCL debuts India’s first SBR plant

THE INDIAN Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), the country’s state-owned oil and gas company, has launched India’s first e-SBR (styrene butadiene rubber) facility, sited at Panipat, near the naphtha cracker plant of the IOCL refinery . M Veerappa Moily, the union…

Rubber exports dropped by 59% in October

Due to decline in domestic production, natural rubber export dropped by 59% to 480 tonnes in October this year in oppose to its 1,145 tonnes from same month last year. Total exports of rubber during April-October period in current year…

First India rubber meet slated in 2014

India Meet 2014 will launch its first episode on the 20th and 21st of February 2014 at the Le Meridien Convention Centre, Kochi, Kerala. Arrangements are in progress for the India Rubber Meet – 2014 (IRM-2014) organized by all the…

Bond and Infinity taking the floor at Brityrex 2014

LEADING independent wholesaler Bond International and its portfolio tyre brand, Infinity, are jointly taking up space at the UK’s upcoming major tyre and equipment exhibition to be held 7 to 9 October, 2014 at EventCity, Manchester. Oreganised by ECI-Intrenational, Brityrex…

Lanxess to produce new EPDM grades in China

German speciality chemicals firm Lanxess, which is the world’s largest producer of EPDM, is progressing according to plan with the construction of its world-scale EPDM plant in Changzhou (Jiangsu Province), China. It is investing EUR 235 million in the plant…