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News

  • Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) has tied up with the National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) for extending rubber skilling to the marginalised strata of the society, NSFDC, under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has been set up with the objective to promote socio-economic […]

  • Solid tyre manufacturer GRI will showcase its agriculture and construction tyres at Tire Cologne Germany 2018, at Hall 6 – Stand E48, from the May 29 to June 1, 2018. GRI also announced the launch of two new cutting-edge agriculture tyres at Tire Cologne. The GREEN XLR 85 Series High […]

People

  • The International and Inter-University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IIUCNN) of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, has honoured P.K. Mohamed, Chief Adviser, R&D of Apollo Tyres, with the “Outstanding Industrial Partner” Award in recognition of his unparalleled contribution to Industry–Institute partnership work with MG University. The award was presented to […]

  • Hans Bioerck is the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Trelleborg A.B. He is credited with extensive international business experience, focusing particularly on strategy, growth and structural changes. Bioerck has been a Board Director at Trelleborg since 2009. He also serves as Chairman of Skanska AB. and a […]

Market Watch

  • By Sharad P Matade: Disappointing Budget 2018 proposals, especially 10% capital gains tax on sale of equity shares or equity-oriented mutual funds, dampened the market sentiment even as better GDP figures and corporate results brought some relief to investors In tandem with trends on the bourses, stocks of most of […]

  • By Sharad P Matade: World Bank report lauding India’s ease of doing business, upgrading of India’s credit rating by Moody’s, buying spree by Foreign Institutional Investors and domestic Mutual Fund houses, impact of the election results of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh etc boosted sentiments on the bourses A positive momentum […]

Features

  • By Adam Gosling*: Failure to understand the basic requirements of a tyre extends from drivers and operators to the very people involved in road safety and vehicle regulation. When they are asked how can the computer controlling an autonomous vehicle (AV) know that it has a deflating tyre if tyre […]

  • By Prof T N Kalamani: In this era of Industry 4.0 Revolution or Smart Manufacturing, Safe-Run, an innovation-driven and breakthrough-seeking enterprise based in Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province, China, is playing an excellent and admirable role by hugely investing in technical innovations to develop high-end tire building machinery which helps customers […]

Industry

  • Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) and Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) have tied-up for Skill Development Initiatives. Training will be provided include Junior Rubber Technician, Tyre Fitter, Tyre Retreading, Material Handling & Storage operator, Injection Moulding Operator, Mill Operator and Compression Moulding Operator. The HSIIDC is the […]

  • The JD Power 2018 India Original Equipment Tyre Customer Satisfaction Index (TCSI) has selected Apollo Tyres as the top ranking company in the small car segment. Apollo came second in the second in the midsize cars or sedan segment. The company also received 5 star Power Circle Ratings from JD […]

  • The Yokohama Rubber Company has said that profit attributable to owners of parent increased 18 percent in January-March 2018, over the same period of the previous year, to 9.3 billion yen. Yokohama posted an 8.3 percent increase in business profit to 11.7 billion yen, and a 27.5 percent increase in […]

  • Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced that its Cooper Zeon RS3-G1 has been selected as a Consumers Digest Best Buy. Cooper’s most advanced all-season high performance tyre, the Cooper Zeon RS3-G1 earned the distinction as a product that ranks highly in terms of performance, features, expected tread life and warranty. […]

Interviews

  • By Prof T N Kalamani: An emerging force in the world tyre manufacturing sector, the Indian tyre industry has won global recognition in terms of innovative technology, processes, practices and quality of products. Industry 4.0 or Smart Manufacturing with its emphasis on automation, robotics and Internet of Things (IoT) could […]

  • Ranked currently as one of the top three energy companies and top 10 petrochemicals producers globally, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has been recognized as a key player in the elastomer business across the world. RIL’s vast and valuable experience in the SR industry spanning three decades, its reputation as a […]

  • The Union Budget 2018 has many pluses such as credit support and lowering of tax rates for the MSMEs, increase in import duties of radial truck and bus tyres etc. However, these are hardly sufficient to fortify the rubber sector as an imperative component of the ‘Make in India’ drive, […]

Perspective

  • By Louis Rumao: Aggressive production plans for Electric Vehicles (EV’s) by automakers will present exciting new engineering challenges for the auto rubber parts industry, at the expense of many commodity-type products. Everyone agrees that a growing middle-class, especially in China and India, is causing growth in auto sales, resulting in […]

Technology

  • The Yokohama Rubber Company has developed the world’s largest floating pneumatic rubber fender, with a diameter of six meters. The fender is designed to be used at offshore cargo transfer operations of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from LNG-FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading system) to LNG tankers. The pneumatic fender […]

International Rubber Price

23/05/2018 (USD/100 kg)

RSS3 – 174.40
RSS4 – 173.45
SMR20 –  146.95
Latex 60% –  128.40

Indian Rubber Price

23/05/2018 (Rs/kg)

RSS4 – 128.00
ISNR20 – 125.00
Latex – 60% –  90.90

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