In-depth reporting on the global rubber industry



Analysis: Rubber mixing plants of the future

Rubber mixers will have to become more automated and part of “holistic” production set-ups to…

24th April 2017 > Read More

Analysis: US probes dumping by ESBR suppliers

Washington – The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has voted 6-0 that preliminary evidence of…

30th September 2016 > Read More

Opinion: Tire labels stuck in a rut

London – Almost four years after its introduction, the jury is still very much out…

23rd September 2016 > Read More

Analysis: NR pricing takes one step forward, two steps back

London – Far East natural rubber traders painted a mixed picture in the August, with…

9th September 2016 > Read More

Sri Trang: Buyers beware of under-the-weather rubber tappers!

Bangkok – The continuing slump in natural rubber (NR) prices could be storing up problems…

16th August 2016 > Read More

Opinion: Facing up to the great Brexit gamble

Article published in ERJ’s July/August issue: It will take the best part of five years…

3rd August 2016 > Read More
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Fenner credits oil, gas, medical for improvement

Hessle, England—Fenner P.L.C. has had its share of difficulties because of the downturn in the…

3rd August 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Cut tire plants down to size

Article published in the July/August issue of European Rubber journal magazine Tire plants will, in future,…

2nd August 2016 > Read More

Chinese tire makers get smart

Article from the annual ERJ China Tire Report 2016, published as a supplement in the July/August…

2nd August 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Slump hits most, but not all, Chinese tire makers

Article from the annual ERJ China Tire Report 2016, published as a supplement in the July/August…

29th July 2016 > Read More

Analysis – Goodyear aims to cut path through Europe’s cheap-imports wave

London – The Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region is again happy hunting ground…

29th July 2016 > Read More

Future Individual Mobility – Consequences for the Tire Industry

In his keynote address to the recent Future Tire Conference 2016, Christian Kötz, president of…

28th July 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Teknor Apex connects with other family-owned businesses

Pawtucket, Rhode Island – The specialness of working for his family’s Teknor Apex Co. revealed…

20th June 2016 > Read More

Analysis: No recovery yet in sight for NR prices

Article published in May/June issue of ERJ London – After five years of steep decline,…

6th June 2016 > Read More