Category: Industry News

Kultevat and KeyGene work on dandelion rubber

US-based biotech company Kultevat and KeyGene, a biotech company from the Netherlands, have entered into collaboration for production of rubber based on the Russian dandelion. This plant has demonstrated potential as a domesticated crop for the US and Europe; the…

Bridgestone Michelin leaders in branding

According to UK brand valuation and marketing firm Brand Finance, Bridgestone is the world’s most valuable tyre brand, followed closely by Michelin. Brand Finance puts the global value of the Bridgestone brand at US$4.45 billion and that of the Michelin…

RMA backs Texas bill on used tyre sales ban

US-based Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), the national trade organisation for tyre manufacturers is supporting a senate bill introduced by a Texan delegate, banning the sale of used tyres. SB 459, introduced by Senator Jose Rodriguez is prohibiting the sale of…

Exhibitors highlight winning wares at Tyrexpo Asia

AT THE recently staged Tyrexpo Asia 2013 held March 19-21 at the Singapore Expo Centre, a multiple variety of tyre companies, along with several international suppliers of retreading materials, technology and equipment, wheels, workshop machinery, tools, accessories and consumables have…