Tread Rubber makers in Kerala, India seek changes in GST

The Annual General Body Meeting of All Kerala Tread Rubber Manufacturers’ Association, representing over 100 tread rubber producers, held on December 5, 2017, at Angamaly, Kerala, discussed the practical difficulties in running tread rubber business in the State in...

Make rubber disease free during Winter

Rubber Board, India has opened a call centre to advise on disease control measures of rubber. Rubber growers can contact the call centre to know details about diseases affecting rubber during the winter season and its control measures. Sabu P Idikkula, Joint Director,...

GRI uses Marangoni machine; a first in Sri Lanka

GRI has become the first industrial tyre manufacturer to employ the latest model of Marangoni Alpha Agrifast machine in Sri Lanka. The company claims that the machine would bring about an increased degree of precision, less operator dependency and increased automation...

India makes interstate transportation of rubber hassle-free

The Government of India has removed hurdles for the interstate transportation of rubber. As per Rubber Rules 1955, Form N Declarations were mandatory for the interstate transport of Rubber. The government, vide Gazette Notification No.G.S.R. 1513(E), dated on December...

Thailand approves measures to tackle ‘rubber crisis’

In a bid to tackle low rubber prices, the Thailand government has approved various schemes, including a loan package worth 20 billion baht for entrepreneurs who agree to purchase and stock rubber, the Bangkok Post has reported. The Natural Rubber Policy Committee...

VIP Polymers develops new NR matting system

The UK based VIP Polymers Ltd, on behalf of Entrance Matting Systems Ltd, has developed a new low smoke and low toxicity natural rubber matting system for the London Underground. The material is the first natural rubber-derived compound to meet the requirements of the...