Hartalega to build three new glove plants

World’s largest manufacturer of synthetic rubber gloves, Hartalega Holdings, Malaysia is to invest about 900 million ringgit ($210.26 million) to build three plants by 2020 in order to keep pace with the growing global demand. This investment drive is part of...

India NR production up 11.5% in July 2017

Natural rubber (NR) production in India was 58,000 tonnes in July 2017, up by 11.5 per cent, as compared to 52,000 tonnes in July 2016. The overall rubber production in the country has been increased by 7.5 per cent in 2017-18 financial year so far including July. The...

ATMA launches re-skilling campaign for tyre fitters

The Automotive Tyre manufacturers Association (ATMA) has launched a campaign to train and re-skill the commercial tyre mechanics, known as tyre fitters. Indian Tyre Technical Advisory Committee (ITTAC), the technical wing of ATMA, is taking the lead in the re-skilling...

Rubber Gloves Market to peak demand by 2022 at a CAGR of 8.5%

The Global Rubber Gloves market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.5% between 2015 and 2022 says a new research document titled ‘Rubber Gloves – Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)’ covering detailed analysis, competitive landscape, forecast and...

Cooper Tire releases 2016 Global Sustainability Report

Cooper Tire and Rubber Company has released its fifth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability report titled ‘Responsibility the Cooper Way’. The report is available at http://coopertire.com/Corporate-Responsibility/Sustainability.aspx. In the...

Bridgestone to invest USD 304.3 million in india for expansion

Bridgestone India Private Limited, a group company of Bridgestone Corporation, would invest USD 304.3 million for both the Pune (Chakan) and Indore (Kheda) plants in India. The investment will be done in a phased manner over the next five years starting 2017....