LANXESS completes its largest ever acquisition of Chemtura

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has successfully completed the acquisition of US company Chemtura, one of the world’s leading suppliers of flame retardant and lubricant additives. With a total enterprise value of EUR 2.4 billion, Chemtura is the largest...

RRII gets NABL accreditation

The Technical Consultancy Division of the Rubber Board, India, got accreditation for testing from the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). A. Ajith Kumar IAS, Chairman, Rubber Board, handed over the certificate of accreditation...

RSDC showcases job roles in rubber sector

In an initiative to create awareness among the rural youth about the various employment opportunities created by Government, National Skill Development Council (NSDC), along with the sector skill councils and their affiliated training partners, organized a Kaushal...

ANRPC forecasts 4.7% rise in NR production in 2017

Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) anticipates 4.7 per cent increase in production of natural rubber by member-countries to 11.314 million tonnes in 2017, as against 10.804 million tonnes in 2016. As per preliminary estimates, the total...