News

Latest news and analysis from the global rubber industry

News

Trelleborg relocates marine and infrastructure HQ

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation has relocated its headquarters and…

22nd August 2019 > Read More

Leoni expanding EV charging cables production in Mexico

Cuauhtémoc, Mexico – Leoni AG is investing $25 million (€22.5 million) in a new expansion…

22nd August 2019 > Read More

Huebner supplying components for Airbus A350

Kassel, Germany – German industrial parts supplier Huebner Group will be supplying components to the…

22nd August 2019 > Read More

Blue Point acquires US rubber components maker VRC

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Blue Point Capital Partners has acquired VRC Holdings Inc., a manufacturer of…

22nd August 2019 > Read More

GRI joins International Rubber Study Group panel

Singapore – Global Rubber Industries, the Colombo, Sri Lanka-based maker of agricultural, construction and other…

22nd August 2019 > Read More

Cabot raising feedstock surcharge in North America

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. is raising its feedstock surcharge to $0.03/pound for all rubber…

21st August 2019 > Read More

Linglong advances hydrotalcite research

Yantai, Shandong – Linglong subsidiary Shandong Diwei New Materials has been studying the use of…

21st August 2019 > Read More

NR production declines as demand grows

Kuala Lumpur – Global production of natural rubber (NR) fell 6.5% year-on-year to 4.93 million…

21st August 2019 > Read More

Kraiburg to showcase new TPEs at K 2019

Dusseldorf, Germany—Kraiburg TPE GmbH & Co. K.G. will be presenting thermoplastic elastomer products at the…

21st August 2019 > Read More

Southern Thailand ‘on alert’ as NR disease spreads

Bangkok – Southern Thailand is currently “on alert” over the possibility of pestalotiopsis disease (fungal…

20th August 2019 > Read More

Trelleborg to present new insulation material at SPE

Aberdeen, UK – Trelleborg’s offshore operation is showcasing a new thermal installation material as well…

20th August 2019 > Read More

Goodyear studying larger tires for NASCAR Cup Series

Bristol, Tennessee – Goodyear Tire & Rubber, in partnership with NASCAR, is planning to change…

20th August 2019 > Read More

Denka’s elastomers unit reports declines

Tokyo – Denka Co.’s elastomers and performance plastics segment has reported declines in sales and…

20th August 2019 > Read More

BASF finds array of uses for flexible foams

Ludwigshafen, Germany – The amount of polyurethane foam injected into spaces can be easily adjusted,…

20th August 2019 > Read More