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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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Rubber clings on China stimulus

Rubber advanced, reversing earlier losses after Chinese policy makers pledged new spending, boosting speculation that demand from the world’s largest consumer may weather Europe’s debt crisis and keep expanding. November-delivery rubber gained 0.6% to settle at 271.9 yen a kg…

Mitsui Chem prepares for restoration activities

After the explosion of the company’s resorcinol plant in Iwakuni and Ohtake, Mitsui Chemicals announced that it is currently working with local authorities in the investigation and is preparing for some restoration activities. For safety measures, the company is clearing…

Meeting OTR tyre shortage

US-based Xtreme OTR Tire and Bridgestone Americas are launching OTR (off-the-road) tyre projects to help meet the global shortfall. The worldwide shortage of giant OTR tyres is having a negative impact on production in the mining and construction industries, which…

Tyre companies seek financial support

Two start-up companies, Galileo Wheel and SciTech Industries, are seeking support for their new tyre innovations: CupWheel and an airless tyre respectively. According to Avishay Novoplanski, Founder and Chief Technical Officer of Israel-based Galileo, the firm’s CupWheel tyre eliminates some…