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Cariflex breaks ground on world’s largest US$350 mn IR latex plant in Singapore

Polyisoprene rubber latex supplier for medical end markets, like surgical gloves, Cariflex Pte has broken ground for Singapore’s first polyisoprene latex plant on a 6.1 hectares site in Jurong Island, Singapore. Said to be the world’s largest polyisoprene latex plant, the investment of US$350 million will cater to global customers in medical and…

Seng Fong to be listed on Malaysian market

Malaysian rubber processor Seng Fong Holdings Berhad, which is also trading Standard Malaysia Rubber (SMR) and premium grade block rubber, says that it has entered into an underwriting agreement with Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad (HLIB) for its upcoming initial…

BKT’s Bhuj site rolls out agri tyres

Indian tyre maker Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT) recently rolled out its first radial tyres for the agriculture sector, having expanded the  production at its Bhuj production site to meet increasing demand worldwide for the sector.  BKT adds that it has invested around EUR95 million to…

Thai rubber output climbs 1.8% in 2022

According to  the Rubber Authority of Thailand (RAOT), Thailand, a major global rubber producer,  is expecting to produce 4.9 million tonnes of natural rubber in 2022, up 1.82% from a year earlier. As per Athiwee Dangkanit, Director of Rubber Economy…