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Trelleborg introduces cost-saving measures to counter Covid 

Trelleborg eyes further growth following ‘record year’

Added: 27 Jan 2023

But says it is “approaching a cooler period” compared to sharp rises of last two years

IRSG: World rubber demand to rebound 7.4% 

India’s Rubber Board urges new measures to stabilise NR prices

Added: 27 Jan 2023

Calls for increased import duties to support natural rubber growers facing falling prices

Dow to close PU assets as part of manufacturing cutbacks

Dow to axe 5% of workforce under $1bn cost-saving programme

Added: 27 Jan 2023

Polymers & chemicals giant to ‘evaluate global asset base’, particularly in Europe

Growing nationalism, currency fluctuations, rising crude and commodity prices have resulted in market conditions that could not be anticipated as early as a year ago. China which has become a dominant player in the world tire market is threatened by duties imposed by EU and possibly the US soon. Rising crude and depreciating currencies are leading to an increase in the RM prices for many Asian and developing economies.

Ceat posts double-digit increases in sales, earnings

Added: 27 Jan 2023

Indian tire maker links year-on-year gains to lower commodity costs, domestic growth 

Apple patents ‘self-healing’ display for foldable mobile devices

Added: 27 Jan 2023

Proprietary design incorporates elastomer layer within self-repairing sandwich structure

IISRP sets programme for annual meeting

IISRP opens online registration for AGM in Boston

Added: 27 Jan 2023

International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers meeting being held this year in Boston

Pyrum in link-up to establish four tire pyrolysis plants

Added: 26 Jan 2023

Signs MoU for waste tire recycling plants in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Estonia

Orion upgrade to “sharply reduce” emissions at US carbon black plant

Added: 26 Jan 2023

Completes $60m project to upgrade control and cogeneration systems at Borger, Texas site

ANRPC: Rubber production impacted by ‘severe’ leaf disease outbreak

Added: 26 Jan 2023

China economic recovery supports NR prices, but worries of recession continue

Univar to distribute Dow’s acrylic emulsion polymers in UK

Added: 26 Jan 2023

Latex products are typically used in construction application

Bridgestone helps create ‘rubber tail’ for dolphin

Added: 26 Jan 2023

Japanese group uses guayule rubber, recycled carbon black for tail-fin construction

Goodyear investing $200m in Cooper tire factory in China

Shahrzad Pourriahi | Added: 25 Jan 2023

Investment to upgrade existing tire production line in Kunshan, add a new one

Wacker silicones reports 58% jump in earnings

Added: 25 Jan 2023

But demand starts to slow down amid inventory drawdowns

Finnish investment firm acquiring parts maker Reka Rubber

WDK joins call for German government to address energy crisis

Added: 25 Jan 2023

Alliance for a Fair Energy Transition demands 'industry roadmap for competitive energy prices'

Apollo Tyres posts sales gains in India, Europe

Apollo Tyres receives ISO certification for sustainable procurement

Added: 25 Jan 2023

Tire maker says it is “first company in the Indian automotive sector” to acquire certification

Nexen reports rise in profits, tire production

Nexen investing €300m to expand European tire plant

Shahrzad Pourriahi | Added: 24 Jan 2023

Tire maker to double production capacity at Czech Republic factory

US studies rule out synthetic-turf health risks

ECHA to reassess PAH limits for rubber infill materials

Added: 24 Jan 2023

European Commission asks agency to assess potential risks in playgrounds as well as gardening and l…

Latest synthetic rubber pricing data

Added: 24 Jan 2023

Weekly data compiled by ChemAnalyst based on selected commodity trading activity in Europe

Tire rubber sales contribute to Asahi gains

Rubber Industry People Tracker

Added: 24 Jan 2023

IOM3 president... Elkem SVP... HF Group... Bridgestone CFO retiring... Conti Germany... Michelin EV…

Conti seeks balanced approach to automation

Conti tire plant in Romania classified as low-tier hazardous

Added: 24 Jan 2023

Seveso assessment reflects management of hazardous 'chemical substances and preparations'