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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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Synthomer group under one roof

SYNTHOMER Group has opened a new Asian regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This follows its acquisition of PolymerLatex and means that the sales offices of Synthomer and PolymerLatex are now combined in the new premises. The company says its…

Recycled tyres and seatbelts for laptop

PKG, an Indian company manufacturing bags innovates used truck tyres and inner tyre tubes to make laptop sleeves. the straps are made from seat belts. The hand-made sleeves come in two sizes: the smaller size can fit a 13-inch notebook…

Ansell’s rubber stamp of approval

SYDNEY, Australia – The latex powerhouse Ansell Limited has sought to allay any investor concerns over the quality of its products by including some glowing testimonials in its annual report. ”My partner and I have recently tried new SKYN condoms…

CalRecycle offers tyre recyclers low-interest loans

THE California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) is offering California scrap tyre recyclers $4 million in low-interest loans to buy new tyre recycling equipment. The Tire Equipment Loan Program is designed to help California scrap tyre recyclers increase…

Indian branding efforts set to conquer markets

BACK in February, in a major branding exercise, India’s Rubber Board had unveiled a quality certification logo for natural rubber that was expected to increase the acceptability of ‘Indian Natural Rubber’ in the world market. Now, with 3000 tonnes of…