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India Rubber

The All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) was established in 1945 with the purpose of representing the rubber sector in ...

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Country Focus: An alliance that keeps Asia’s “white gold” shining

Despite challenges in the global market and supply chain, Asia’s primary rubber producers are successfully achieving their growth targets, with ...

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Sustainability: Southeast Asia’s rubber sector rooting for sustainability

Promising solutions are emerging in the form of sustainable rubber practices, aimed at curbing deforestation and substantially reducing the environmental ...

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Rubber industry in the digital age: how technology can save forests, boost business

Emerging policies on ethical material sourcing, such as the EU Deforestation-free Regulation (EUDR)’s zero-deforestation rule, underscore ecosystem preservation and market ...

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Gloves sector holding up through the headwind

Malaysia’s glove makers are benefiting from streamlining of operations, new investments, and net-zero collaborations to mitigate the impact of low ...

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Medical technology market shapes up with silicones

Global and Asian markets for silicones in the healthcare and medical industries have grown in tandem with the advancement of ...

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Apollo opens component prep unit in South Africa

Apollo Tyres announced that it has opened a new state-of-the-art Component Preparation Unit at its Ladysmith tyre manufacturing facility in South Africa. The 6,500 sqm unit has the potential for further expansion to facilitate future growth. The US$35 million investment…

Amerityre reports low quarter results

Amerityre Corp.’s net loss for the quarter ended March 31 was 45% deeper than a year earlier despite 17.4% higher sales. Amerityre’s net loss — its 67th consecutive money-losing quarter — was US$218,128 on sales of US$1.01 million. Amerityre, a…

Rubber & metal drive Sri Lanka’s Q1 exports

Sri Lanka’s first quarter exports remained strong desite volatile global oil prices and global downturn. Appearing unaffected, the country reported only a marginal 1.4% export drop (US$2.63 billion) compared to last year’s first quarter at US$2.67 billion. Minister Rishad Bathiudeen…