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News

  • Pirelli launches 2017 Calendar pirelli-calendar

    Pirelli has unveiled the 2017 Calendar. Renowned German photographer Peter Lindbergh, the man behind the 2017 Calendar, has titled the new calendar as ‘Emotional’. The pages of the 2017 Calendar feature 14 internationally renowned actresses including Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Helen Mirren etc. The 2017 calendar […]

  • Indian Rubber Board to supply root trainer plants

    Growers who propose to do rubber planting in 2017 can now book root trainer plants from the Rubber Board, India. Root trainer plants of clones RRII 105, 414, 417, 422 and 430 will be available from Board’s Central Nursery at Karickattoor and regional nurseries at Kadackamon (Punalur), Kanhikulam (Palakkad), Manjeri, […]

People

  • RRII’s Dr C Bindu Roy wins Best Woman Scientist Award award

    Dr C Bindu Roy, Senior scientist, Rubber Research Institute of India(RRII), has been selected for the Guman Devi Memorial Best Woman Scientist Award. This award is presented based on a national contest, which shortlisted five women scientist from across India. The presentations were in the annual conference and 38th national […]

  • Dr Nguyen Ngoc Bich is the new Secretary General of ANRPC dr

    Dr Nguyen Ngoc Bich, nominee of Vietnam is the new Secretary General of Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC). He succeeds the present incumbent Ms Sheela Thomas and will assume office on 1st December, 2017 at the ANRPC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr Bich has been in the […]

Market Watch

  • Tyre stocks gain on falling input costs

    By Sharad Matade Despite volatility on the bourses, shares of most tyre companies performed well mainly on account of the continued fall in rubber prices Taking a cue from the plunging raw material prices, many tyre companies’ stocks managed to perform well despite the volatility on the bourses. In the […]

  • Car accessories market forecast to post 7.5 % growth

    The global exterior car accessories market revenues are predicted to reach US$ 142.24 billion by the end of 2016, which will further reach US$ 253.07 billion through to 2024, says Persistence Market Research(PMR), leading global market intelligence and consulting agency. This represents a healthy growth at a CAGR of 7.5% […]

Features

  • Indian tyre majors in expansion mode

    By Sharad Matade Anticipating good demand growth for tyres, the Indian tyre majors are planning to invest about Rs 250 billion in capacity expansion within the country and abroad Braving out the adverse effects of growing cheap tyre imports, mainly of TBR tyres from China, and falling production, the Indian […]

  • Indiscriminate imports crippling Indian tyre industry Tyre

    Dumping of tyres into India particularly from China has seriously impacted domestic production, turnover of tyre manufactures and export of tyres from India in FY 2015-16. This has put a question mark over the massive capacity explansion planned by tyre majors in India In spite of the hue and cry […]

Industry

  • Grieve launches unique 500°F truck oven Grieve truck oven

    Grieve Corporation has launched No. 860, a 500°F (260°C) truck oven with unique features for post-cure of rubber parts at the customer’s facility. The workspace dimensions of this oven measure 36” W x 36” D x 60” H. 34.8 KW installed in Nichrome wire heating elements heat the workspace, while […]

  • DESMA setting standards for elastomer moulders d-969

    DESMA has come out with a whole spectrum of newly developed technologies and the new SmartConnect 4.U product range for digital solutions. DESMA, leading manufacturer of machines and systems for the production of technical rubber and silicone moulded articles, showcased the whole spectrum of newly developed technologies at the recently […]

Interviews

  • ARLANXEO set to emerge as a global brand for SR: Jan Paul de Vries ARLANXEO CEO Jan Paul de Vries-3

    The formation of ARLANXEO, a joint venture of two giant companies — LANXESS and Saudi Aramco — is a landmark development in the global synthetic rubber business. In an interview to Rubber Asia, Jan Paul de Vries, Chief Executive Officer of ARLANXEO, explains the factors that led to the formation […]

Perspective

  • NR plantation sector : Bane of cyclical prices dr-p-j-joseph

    By Dr DK Joseph Natural rubber contributed almost 45% to the agricultural GDP of Kerala, which accounts for 90% of India’s NR output. The State’s rubber plantation sector has over one million growers and half a million workers. It is the only source of livelihood for nearly 1.5 million families. […]

Technology

  • LANXESS develops oil pan module from polyamide 6

    LANXESS has developed an oil pan module from polyamide 6 for the new six-cylinder boxer engines of the Porsche 911 Carrera. Motor oil pans from polyamide 6 have high level of functional integration, much lighter than an aluminum design, and outstanding long-term resistance to engine oils, the company says in […]

International Rubber Price

08/12/2016 (USD/100 kg)

RSS3 – 211.75
RSS4 – 210.90
SMR20 – 179.10
Latex 60% –  134.80

Indian Rubber Price

08/12/2016 (Rs/kg)

RSS4 – 129.00
ISNR20 – 118.00
Latex – 60% –  81.35

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