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ARDL appoints Nicole Hershberger as Senior Technical Advisor

Mumbai, Dec. 12 -- Akron Rubber Development Laboratory (ARDL) has announced the addition of Nicole Hershberger in the position of Senior Technical Advisor. She is a graduate of Kent State University a... Read More


GRI installs 1.2 MW solar power system

Mumbai, Dec. 8 -- GRI, a leading producer of Specialty Tires in Sri Lanka, has installed one of the largest roof top solar systems in the country. With a capacity of 1,200kW (1.2MW), the solar panels ... Read More


Elkem Silicones plans new R&D center at Saint-Fons site

Mumbai, Dec. 7 -- In order to support its global growth strategy by developing high value-added silicone specialties, Elkem Silicones has decided to build a new Research and Development (R & D) center... Read More


Malaysia raises subsidy for tappers to boost rubber production

Mumbai, Dec. 7 -- The Malaysian Government has agreed to raise the activation price of the Rubber Production Incentive (RPI) scheme to compensate tappers' losses during the decline in global rubber pr... Read More


LANXESS investing Rs12.50 billion in India to strengthen business

Mumbai, Dec. 7 -- Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is strengthening its asset base in India. The company plans to invest up to Rs 12.50 billion till 2023. Focus areas of the investment will be the ... Read More


How to take care of your electric car tyres

Mumbai, Dec. 6 -- The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is sweeping the world. As the automotive industry is all set to migrate from internal combustion (IC) engine vehicle to Electric Vehicle (EV), it... Read More


Kesoram Industries to demerge its Birla Tyres business

Mumbai, Dec. 6 -- Kesoram Industries Limited, a flagship company of the B.K.Birla Group of Companies, decided at a Board Meeting to spin off its Tyre Business ("Birla Tyres" ) by demerging this Undert... Read More


Marangoni, Vipal JV to be largest independent player in tyre retreading

Mumbai, Dec. 6 -- Marangoni Spa and Borrachas Vipal SA have entered into a partnership agreement aimed at increasing the synergies and productivity, strengthening the industrial and commercial organis... Read More


It's boom time for rubber chemicals industry

Mumbai, Dec. 6 -- The global rubber processing chemicals market is expected to witness rapid growth in the coming years thanks to a spurt in demand from the tyre and automotive industries and their in... Read More


Sulphur dusting on rubber leaves not harmful, says RRII

Mumbai, Dec. 5 -- Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) has clarified that there is no need for any concern regarding the usage of sulphur as a control measure for powdery mildew disease of rubber... Read More