LANXESS unveils leather fashion trends for 2019

LANXESS has unveiled leather trends for the spring-summer season 2019. The Leather business unit provides this service twice a year so that leather designers, producers and suppliers can react early to future trends and realise new creative items. Furthermore,...

Apollo Tyres Andhra plant to start production in two years

The foundation stone for Apollo Tyres’ seventh manufacturing facility globally was laid on January 9, 2018. The plant is located at Chinnapanduru Village, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India bordering the South-Eastern coast of India. Andhra Pradesh Chief...

Apollo Tyres flags off Mobile Medical Unit

Apollo Tyres has flagged off ‘Apollo Tyres Healthcare Express’ Mobile Medical Unit for the health check of the truckers and the allied population. Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman, Apollo Tyres, Neeraj Kanwar, Vice Chairman & MD, Apollo Tyres and Kultaran Singh Atwal,...

Glove prices to go up; Margma expects record revenue

Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (Margma) president Denis Low Jau Foo said that the members would tweak their prices to match up with rising cost and this could see the price rising by about US$1 to US$1.50 per 1,000 pieces of gloves, a news report on...

GRI opens new specialty tyre factory in Badalgama, Sri Lanka

Global Rubber Industries Private Ltd(GRI), a leading solid tyre manufacturing company in Sri Lanka, has ventured into the manufacture of Pneumatic Specialty Tyres (Agriculture -radial and Industrial and OTR-bias) for the export market. GRI has invested $ 40 million in...

LANXESS expects record earnings in 2017

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS expects highest earnings in its history following an excellent third quarter of 2017. Global sales increased by 25.1% to EUR 2.4 billion from EUR 1.9 billion during the same period last year. EBITDA pre exceptionals improved by 35%...