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Gloves Industry,gloves pack a punch against Covid-19

A secure supply of gloves and new designs of antimicrobial gloves go hand-in-hand to stave off the health crisis facing ...

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Amid pandemic: growth, expansion for Malaysia’s ace glove makers

The Covid-19 pandemic, which has tipped the scales of the majority of industries, has triggered unprecedented demand for the rubber ...

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Bringing in-house eco-friendly rubber to the industry

The environmental and economic needs to increase recycling rates are the principal driving forces behind technological innovations in the 21st ...

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Country Focus: Indonesia’s rubber sustainability at a crossroads

Deforestation in Indonesia, the world’s second largest natural rubber producer, is an issue to reckon with. According to Greenpeace, the ...

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Disposable glove makers turn to nitrile to cope with Covid-19 demand

Industries around the world have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with most facing unprecedented and unique challenges to ...

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Green Rubber: Green measures to recalibrate the impact of tyres

The use of green rubber and recycling of end-of-life tyres (ELTs) can mitigate the carbon impact of the tyre industry, ...

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Michelin collabs for masks, loafers

French tyremaker Michelin has recently opened a new automated mask manufacturing workshop at the Combaude plant near Clermont-Ferrand. Some of the machines used in the EUR3.5 million investment- facility are from the Villars-based company CERA. and will be producing 3…

Carlyle Group to sell Liberty Tyre Recycling to ECP

Global investment firm Carlyle Group is selling Liberty Tire Recycling to ECP, investor across energy transition and decarbonisation infrastructure assets, including power generation, renewables and storage solutions, sustainability-linked infrastructure, and customer solutions facilitating the energy transition. Liberty has a network…

Graphene from tyre waste can reinforce concrete

Scientists from the Texas-based Rice University have optimised a process to convert waste rubber tyres into graphene that can be used to strengthen concrete. Using a green technology called the “flash” process introduced by the Rice University lab of chemist…