Singapore — India’s economy has shifted into lower gear since the country’s general election, posting its slowest growth in six years for the April-June quarter and taking a toll on energy and commodity markets that were already grappling with an ailing automotive sector and a lack of liquidity. Not registered? Receive daily […]
SINGAPORE—Seventy-five years after its founding, the International Rubber Study Group continues to evolve as an analytical, statistical and forecasting body serving the natural and synthetic rubber industries, according to its current secretary general.
TOKYO, Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), the world’s largest tire and rubber manufacturer and the Official Tire Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today announced that its extensive tire and material expertise has helped produce a new solution…
Apollo Tyres has introduced its new all-terrain SUV tire, Apollo Apterra AT2, for the off-road enthusiasts.
The company says this all-terrain tire complements Apollo’s existing Apterra range including specialized highway luxury (HL), highway terrain (HT), high performance (HP) and the all-terrain (AT) tires for the SUVs.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. has acquired Nortire Group A.S., an Estonia-based tire and wheel distributor, to help expand its distribution in Europe.
EKALA, Sri Lanka—Camso Group’s Ancillary Products Division reached a milestone of three consecutive years accident-free Aug. 23.
SONGKHLA, Thailand — Apollo Tyres Ltd. has enhanced its commercial truck tire business, inaugurating its first Apollo Truck Tyre Zone (ATTZ) in Thailand with retreader Ten Ten Auto Tyres.
Zhumadian, China – Doublestar has started up phase one of a scrap tire pyrolysis plant in Zhumadian, Henan province that is able to handle 100,000 tonne rubber or 10 million passenger car tires each year.
“The plant has been running smoothly for over a month,” said Doublestar Group chairman and general manager Chai Yongsen during his speech at the China Rubber Conference held in Guangzhou.
Beijing – China’s tire production and sales volume recorded the first drop over two decades in 2018, against the backdrop of the first global downturn for the automotive industry in the past ten years.
The first two months of 2019 saw an even sharper year-on-year decline in the China market, said Shen Jinrong, chairman and general manager of Zhongce Rubber, during her speech at the China Rubber Conference held in Guangzhou this March.
The global SR industry continues to drive on growth of the automotive and tyre industries which are undergoing major transformations towards autonomous, electrical, connected, and shared mobility, which means more opportunities for advanced materials. Also in the medical sector, design of high-tech materials is also opening up, challenging opportunities for the SR industry.