NEW YORK, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Trends, opportunities and forecast in carbon black market to 2023 by application (tire rubber, non-tire rubber, plastic, ink, coating, and others), by end use industry (transportation, industrial, building and construction, printing and packaging,…
WASHINGTON — Volatility in raw materials prices for tires and rubber goods has moderated since last year, but is far from gone, according to manufacturers and industry analysts.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Demand for carbon black by U.S. tire makers is starting to outstrip supply, and that isn’t likely to change any time soon.
An acute shortage of the Carbon Black -a major raw material needed for manufacture of rubber products has caused the crisis in Indian Non-tyre Rubber industry . The shortage has caused the shutting down of a large number of small and medium sized manufacturing units across the nation. All India Rubber Industries Association ( AIRIA ), an industry body of non-tyre rubber products manufacturers, has appealed to the Govt.
Yaroslavl, Russia – Russian carbon black manufacturer JSC Yaroslavskiy Tekhnicheskiy Uglerod (Yaroslavl Carbon Black Plant) is increasing prices on all rubber carbon black products sold globally, the company informed ERJ.
Effective 1 April, prices for the materials will increase by over €100 per tonne, in addition to any applicable feedstock index-related adjustments for rubber carbon black products, a Yaroslavl spokesman said.
GOTEBORG, Sweden — Canadian energy-services provider ArticCan Energy Services Inc. is proposing setting up a scrap-tire processing plant in Canada designed to process 30,000 metric tons of waste tires a year.
To effect the plan, ArticCan Energy signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Scandinavian Enviro Systems A.B., a Goteborg-based engineering concern founded in 2001 to develop pyrolysis technology for recovering carbon and hydrocarbon compounds from waste tires.
The parties did not disclose a proposed site, timetable for completing the plant nor the investment.
ZHUMADIAN, China – China’s tire maker Doublestar broke ground on its smart plant for scrap rubber recycling in Zhumadian in December, the company said.
Tires that have reached the end of the road are being harvested for carbon black and used to produce powder coatings in a new cooperation between AkzoNobel and Dutch company Black Bear.
The cradle-to-cradle certified carbon black supplied by Black Bear – which is obtained from end-of-life tires – is being used as pigment in the eco-premium products developed by AkzoNobel’s Powder Coatings business.
HANOVER, Germany — Continental A.G.\’s Rubber Group has reduced its estimates for the negative impact of raw materials prices in 2017. In its recently published third quarter results, Continental said it was lowering its forecast for the average price of natural rubber (TSR 20) this year to $1.70 per kilogram from $1.90/kg. Recent declines in […]
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Ammanford, UK –Technology companies Haydale and Artis have linked up with Trelleborg Antivibration Solutions to investigate plasma-functionalisation of recovered carbon black (dCB) from scrap tires.
During a two-year study, the partners will examine if Haydale’s patented plasma technology can effectively enhance rCB materials to enable their reuse in engineering rubber applications.