Cabot breaks ground for Indonesian plant expansion

Cabot Corporation has held the groundbreaking for its carbon black capacity expansion project in Cilegon, Indonesia. The project will add around 80,000 metric tonnes to the existing production and is expected to be completed in 2021. Upon completion, it will supply...

IRM 2020 will be held at Mamallapuram in February

The fifth edition of India Rubber Meet (IRM) 2020 with the theme ‘Rubber Resurgence Through Innovation’, organised by Rubber Board and the stakeholder associations in rubber and related sectors, will be held at Radisson Blu Temple Bay, Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu...

R B Premadasa is the new Secretary-General of ANRPC

Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) has appointed R B Premadasa, Director-General of the Rubber Development Department of Sri Lanka, as the new Secretary-General. He succeeds Dr Nguyen Ngoc Bich of Viet Nam who is completing the term on November...

IRSG starts searching 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...