Rubber & rubber

Rubber is a raw material possessing unique properties, which is used in many applications. Natural rubber is harvested from plants and the synthetic rubber is synthesised from petroleum byproducts. After curing of the long polymer chains rubber can be used to produce tyres, hoses, belts, seals etc.

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Tailor-made for elastomer processing

Tailor-made for elastomer processing

At the German Rubber Conference DKT 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany, from July 2 to 5, ENGEL will present three applications to demonstrate its high expertise in systems solutions for elastomer processing.

TPEs with adhesion to EPDM

TPEs with adhesion to EPDM

Kraiburg TPE has identified an increasing demand for TPE compounds for high-quality exterior applications and has speeded up its application-specific development of efficient TPE solutions for this industry.

Construction of MOL synthetic rubber plant completed

Construction of MOL synthetic rubber plant completed

MOL Group’s and JSR Corporation has been inaugurated synthetic rubber plant (S-SBR). The plant employs cutting edge technology and will manufacture annually 60,000 tons of synthetic rubber creating more than 100 new jobs.

Innovation is Key to the Future

Innovation is Key to the Future

China is rapidly becoming a preeminent new market in the world. With over RMB 1.5 trillion spent in R&D in 2016, a 10.6% annual increase, and of which 77.5% was contributed by businesses, the overall productivity and comprehensive national power of China is strategically being boosted, enhancing the country's influence in technology innovations.

EU to probe Chinese tire dumping

EU to probe Chinese tire dumping

The European Commission has started antidumping investigation proceedings concerning imports of new and retreaded truck and bus tires from China.

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