Press releases

2018-01

Evoniks Ultrasil silica silane technology can achieve fuel savings of up to eight percent

ISRI supports CSG resolution recognizing scientific-based evidence in evaluating recycled rubber infill

MacLellan Rubber announces technical breakthrough in nitrosamine-free rubber

Michelin discusses the impact of worn tires at NAIAS

Penn State researchers develop 3-D printing method for silicone

Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia to hold back rubber exports

Yokohama Rubber creates the world's largest floating pneumatic rubber fender

Yokohama unveils the fuel-efficient BluEarth-Van RY55 tire

2017-12

DuPont 3D printing material now available for purchase in China

Many European drivers drive on unsuitable tires according to recent survey by Nokian Tyres

Medical TPEs for face masks and cushions provide performance and cost advantages over PVC and

2017-11

Apollo Tyres and Rubber Research Institute of India receive patent for special grade ENR

2017-10

New rubber tree cultivation expected to produce double the yield

2017-09

AdvantaPure introduces AdvantaSil High Pressure unreinforced silicone tubing

Bridgestone donates $1 million to American Red Cross for hurricane relief

Columbia University researchers developed a silicone based 3D-printable synthetic soft muscle

European Commission adds natural rubber to its critical raw materials list

Goodyear announces intelligent tire trials and expands semi-autonomous fleet management solutions

ISO issues new standards to determine bio-based content of rubber products

Nexen Tire to launch Hello Kitty tires in Japan

Researcher use acrylic elastomers to create flexible water-proof solar cells

Toyo Tire unveils airless concept tire

VMI opens new manufacturing facility in Poland

2017-08

Silicone breast implants dominate the market, expected to grow at a CAGR of 6 percent

Zeon develops advanced thermal interface material used to cool semiconductors

Harvard researchers file patent for self-healing rubber

2017-07

AkzoNobel helping to save the Brazilian rainforest

Amyris partners with Queensland on biofutures acceleration program

Apollo Tyres to plant another 100,000 trees to slow deforestation in India

Lawrence Livermore research team prints 4D silicone meta materials

Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia reported to reduce rubber exports

Goodyear Selects Development Partners for new Global Innovation Center

2017-06

Canadian researchers find recycled tires create stronger concrete

Chinese researchers develop skin-like triboelectric elastomer

Global industrial rubber market forecast to reach $168.3 billion by 2022

Michelin and Safran present the first connected tire for aircraft

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Primex Color, Compounding & Additives releases FDA compliant TPEs

RSS, LLC releases Harmonite as an alternative additive for rubber compounding

Silicone elastomer market forecast to reach $9.2 billion by 2023

Sumitomo Rubber develops 'Sensing Core' tire sensing technology

2017-05

Global tire market is forecast to surpass $319 billion by 2022

Researchers invent process to make sustainable rubber, plastics

2017-04

Bridgestone develops next generation bicycle tire design using air free concept

University of Michigan researchers develop self-healing, water-repellent, spray-on coating utilizing fluorinated polyurethane elastomer

Hexpol TPE introduces TPE for drinking water applications

2017-03

CRP Technology launches a thermoplastic elastomer for 3D printing

EU report finds very little risk in the use of recycled rubber on playing fields

Lithuanian researchers announce the development of an antimicrobial silicone

Michelin introduces new Michelin Defender for passenger vehicles

Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 announced as original equipment for Aston Martin

Ohio State researchers use food waste as fillers for manufacturing tires

Pirelli introduces colored edition of P Zero tires at Geneva Motor Show

Plastics Machinery Shipments Fall 7pct Y-Y in Q4 of 2016

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US Naval Research Laboratory has developed a transparent thermoplastic elastomer armor

2017-02

Carnegie Mellon researchers develop a thermally conductive rubber

Kuraray's liquid farnesene rubber used in car tires for first time

PLASTICS' Machinery Safety Standards Committee Establishes New, Combined Safety Standard for Injection Molding Machinery

Researchers have developed a 3D printable elastomer that can stretch up to 1100 percent

Researchers invent process to produce renewable car tires from trees

Tire Technology International Awards winners announced

Vietnam Japan produce 'carbon-free' rubber

2017-01

ASTM International launches group to create standards for recovered carbon black

Firestone AG enhances forestry tire

INEOS styrolution announces agreement to acquire K-resin SBC business

Plastics Industry Association Drops SPI Announces New Way Forward

Terblend N as solution for customized control panel housing

Thailand sees rebound in rubber prices likely in 2017

2016-11

Goodyear's Eagle-360 concept tire named one of Time magazine's Best Inventions of the Year 2016

VMI expands manufacturing capacity with new facility in Poland

Zeon has developed a high-performance thermal pad using carbon nanotubes and rubber