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Expert says NR demand to grow 3.2% in 2015

Mixed response to European Parliament's inclusion of rubber in deforestation law

Added: 23 Sep 2022

ETRMA renews call for “more effective approach to traceability”…

Akwel increases turnover 26% in first half

Akwel earnings down amid soaring materials, energy costs

Added: 23 Sep 2022

Sales improve marginally but market remains “widely disrupted”

Bridgestone expanding US retread tire plant

Added: 23 Sep 2022

Tire maker to invests $60m in additional equipment, increasing number of working days

Omnova sells rubber facility in India

UK chemicals industry gives “cautious welcome” to energy support bill

Added: 23 Sep 2022

CIA says six-month relief not enough to cover increasing costs

Arkema TPE powers Decathlon’s performance running brand

Added: 23 Sep 2022

Pebax TPEs consist of polyamide and polyether backbone blocks, which offer very low material densit…

Dutch study says synthetic turfs “safe”

ETRMA "deeply concerned" by proposed EU rubber infill ban

Added: 22 Sep 2022

"With the proposed ban, the European tire recycling industry will lose at least 30% of its end mark…

Safic-Alcan acquires Brazil-based rubber distributor

Added: 22 Sep 2022

Rio de Janeiro company Proquimil is focused on the distribution of rubber, plastics and additives

Apollo responds to BSE question over Malaysian plan

India passenger car and truck tire exports on the rise

Added: 22 Sep 2022

Development linked to increased production of OE tires as output reaches record levels

Swedish healthcare supplier opens €50m gloves factory in Malaysia

Added: 22 Sep 2022

Third Mölnlycke gloves factory to create 400 jobs, increase production “substantially”

Pyrum advances major scale-up of waste tire pyrolysis technology

Added: 21 Sep 2022

Joint project with Unitank targets 2025 for first of 10 commercial facilities

Serbia’s HIP-Petrohemija starts turnaround activities at SBR plant

Serbian energy company acquiring rubber manufacturer HIP Petrohemija

Added: 21 Sep 2022

European Commission clears acquisition of petrochemical supplier by majority Gazprom-owned NIS

Rubber futures gain after weeks of decline

Added: 21 Sep 2022

Lifting of Covid lockdown and ‘robust economic data’ in China improve market sentiment

In its full-year results for the 12 months ended 30 June, Ansell posted a 4-percent drop in profit (EBIT) down to $236.7 million, on the sales of $1,572m down 4-percent compared to 2015.

Ansell results down as Covid demand eases

Added: 21 Sep 2022

External challenges, such as Sri Lanka economic crisis impact figures

ZC Rubber announces key appointments in Germany

Added: 21 Sep 2022

Martin Wells named as technical centre, global OE boss

Bridgestone reaches for the moon with Teledyne project

Added: 20 Sep 2022

Tire maker to help design and build ‘crewed lunar terrain vehicle’

Synthomer CEO MacLean to stand down by early 2022

Ex-Synthomer boss to head Lanxess engineering polymer JV

Added: 20 Sep 2022

Calum MacLean named as “CEO-designate” for former DSM materials unit

Synthetic rubber prices show signs of easing

Added: 20 Sep 2022

EPDM drops 2.2% while other commodities monitored by ERJ stay unchanged 

Kemya, Continental Carbon start Saudi carbon black plant

Dow to build Europe's largest ‘advanced recycling facility’ in Germany

Added: 20 Sep 2022

Project with Mura Technology part of wider Dow drive to supply more sustainable feedstock for plast…

EU automotive industry issues Brexit “cliff-edge” warning

EU car demand returns to growth after 13 months of decline

Added: 20 Sep 2022

New car registrations down 12% in first eight months amid ongoing chip shortage

Corrections to ERJ Machinery Survey  

Sumitomo Rubber recalls Falken tires due to faulty compound

Added: 20 Sep 2022

Inadequate sulphur level in tread base compound prevented 'proper curing'