ITRC moots exports curbs, again

The International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC) is planning another exports control to stabilise rubber prices, a Reuters report said. The council includes Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. The ITRC said 2019 rubber production was expected to fall by 800,000 tonnes...

Goodyear Tire, Redsher start pilot for intelligent mobility

Goodyear Tire and Redsher ,a transport and logistics group in Europe, have started a pilot project for future mobility solutions. The tyre company will supply its intelligent tyres – equipped with embedded sensors – through Redspher, to a variety of fleets connected...

Lanxess unveils innovative financing concept

LANXESS has now agreed a new syndicated credit facility with 12 banks on the successful reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1) and the increase in the proportion of women on the top three management levels. With a volume of Euro one billion, it replaces...

JK Tyre launches fuel- efficient tyres

JK Tyre has launched the next generation of fuel- efficient tyres – the XF Series. It comes in two variants – front axle JETWAY JUH XF and rear axle JETSTEEL JDH XF, ideal for long and regional haul applications, says the company. The XF tyre series is...

Apollo Tyres ‘goes the distance’, enters Saudi Arabia

Apollo Tyres has entered into the Saudi Arabian market through a tie-up with Al-Jomaih Tyres Company Limited. It will focus on the large and growing truck-bus radial and passenger car tyre market. The company has set an aggressive target of selling nearly 800,000...

DIRI/PGD-IRI examinations 2019 results announced

Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur has declared the results of DIRI/PGD-IRI examinations 2019, conducted jointly by Indian Rubber Institute and Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur. Following candidates secured All India Ranks. Anulal Anilkumar, has secured...