Tyre manufacturers have increased their cost as the rubber prices are sent back to the bull market.
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Sustainable tyres in the EU now on the finishing straight
German specialty chemical company Lanxess is participating in the first ever Tire Label Legislation & Marketing Conference (TLLM) in Brussels.
Rubber moves forward to four-month high as exports cut
Rubber received its fourth month on the high exporters cut their shipment to decrease the supply and increase the demand and the price.
TOCOM futures flat
The Key Tokyo Commodity rubber started good Monday morning but fell flat at the end of the day.
Continental A.G. eyes Germany as new location for recycling plant
Conti is said build a new rubber recycling plant in Hanover to be used in manufacturing new and retreaded rubber tyres.
Global rubber supply raises to 4.7% in 2012
Kamarul Baharain Basir, the Secretary-General of the Association of National Rubber Producing Countries, said that the rubber supply around the world has increased to 4.7 percent while the demand has increased to 4.8 percent.
Philippine rubber industry stakeholders to talk on opportunities and issues
The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is hosting an event and inviting the major stakeholders from the Philippine rubber industry to talk about the investing and marketing opportunities for natural rubber manufacturers as well as the issues surrounding the industry.
NBR in growth mode
From automotive, aerospace to industrial and consumer goods, nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) will enjoy limitless uses from these applications, says Global Industry Analysts (GIA) in its latest report. Demand for NBR is closely tied to strong GDP growth, which is…
Zeon sees HNBR increase
Another company that is seeing increasing demand for HNBR is Zeon Chemicals, which is planning to expand capacity for its Zetpol HNBR by 25% at its American plant to come on stream by 2012. The company had previously expanded its…
Lanxess buys more Solutia chemicals and ups HNBR capacity
The company is taking over the Vocol and Santoweb product lines including customer lists, tolling agreements and know-how. Employees of Flexsys are not part of the transaction. The transaction is effective immediately. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.