News

Latest news and analysis from the global rubber industry

news-header

News

Conti ‘on schedule’ with US tire plant construction

Clinton, Mississippi – Site clearing for Continental AG’s $1.4-billion commercial truck/bus tire plant near Clinton…

13th October 2017 > Read More

LSR key for automotive headlamps

Lippstadt, Germany—Liquid silicone rubber is again playing an important role in new headlamp designs. The…

13th October 2017 > Read More

Mitsubishi repositions rubber machinery business

Tokyo –The rubber and tire machinery business of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) has been…

13th October 2017 > Read More

Marangoni rings the changes

Rovereto, Italy –  Marangoni has announced a new role for Gianluca Merlo, who besides managing…

13th October 2017 > Read More

Governments step up SR anti-dumping measures

London – Measures against dumping of synthetic rubber gained momentum last month as a number…

12th October 2017 > Read More

Carbon black makers in expansion mode

London -  Following plant closures by carbon black makers in the past few years, recent…

12th October 2017 > Read More

NR supply-gap closes amid slump in prices

Kuala Lumpur – The gap between global supply and demand for natural rubber (NR) has…

12th October 2017 > Read More

Michelin to double capacity at Chennai plant

Chennai, India –  Michelin has inaugurated a new production line at its Chennai plant that,…

12th October 2017 > Read More

Pyrolysis is ‘the way forward’ for tire recycling

London – Tire pyrolysis is the best recycling process despite its complicated nature and high…

12th October 2017 > Read More

Wickham awards for TAARC, Doshin and Top Glove leaders

Kuala Lumpur – At the recent Global Rubber Conference, held 12-14 Sept in Kuala Lumpur,…

12th October 2017 > Read More

Growing MacLellan extends gaskets framework deal

Wolverhampton, UK – Northern Gas Networks Group (NGN) has extended a framework agreement with MacLellan…

12th October 2017 > Read More

IoM3 meeting to focus self-healing elastomers

London – Self-healing elastomers is the topic of the next meeting being staged by the…

12th October 2017 > Read More

Fakuma: Kistler advances system to optimise multi-part moulding

Winterthur, Switzerland –  At Fakuma, the Kistler Group will demonstrate the new functionalities of ComoNeo…

11th October 2017 > Read More

Feature: New capabilities drive demand for TPEs

Maturity in some market segments, but the thermoplastic elastomers industry still has a fair amount…

11th October 2017 > Read More