IRSG starts search for new Secretary-General

Singapore-based International Rubber Study Group (IRSG), an intergovernmental organisation concerned with the natural and synthetic rubber and related industries, has invited applications for the post of Secretary-General. The post is remunerated at grade D1 of the...

NR production to exceed consumption: ANRPC

The Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) has stated that, despite several negative factors, world production of NR is expected to outstrip consumption by 198,000 tonnes in 2019. “As a result of unattractive prices, poor demand from China, fungal...

ARDL installs new machine; enhances analysis capabilities

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory (ARDL) has installed a new Metravib DMA+2000 Viscoelastic and Fatigue Testing Machine offering advanced capabilities for mechanical property characterization. The new equipment will meet the ever-changing needs of customers in the...

Rubber Board, India provides information on plantation adoption

Indian Rubber Board provides information on the adoption of rubber plantations and Tapper Banks through its call centre. V.D. Hari, Development Officer, Rubber Board will answer the queries from rubber growers from 10 am to 1 pm on October 30, 2019. The number is 0481...

Sumitomo unveils new AI product for increased tyre performance

Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has launched Tyre Leap AI Analysis tyre technology as part of its tyre concept for the future. The new technology will leverage real-world data on key properties of compounded rubber to allow its technicians to predict its outcome...