Struktol - A World of Capabilities

Today's news

Global industrial rubber market to be valued at $167.9 billion by 2026

11/12/2018 - New York, NY - Higher capacity for suppression and reusability of rubbers make them an ideal raw material for almost every other industry in the world. The versatile applicability of industrial rubbers keeps raking in billions of dollars, and also manages to save loses worth millions. From aerospace to automotive, Persistence Market Researchís latest report on the global industrial rubber market highlights key end-uses of rubber products across multiple industries. The report reveals how years and years of surplus demand has led the global industrial rubber market towards its present value, which is estimated to be US$ 93,067.7 Mn. Much like the last decade, the global demand for industrial rubber is less likely to halt, and will bring in around US$ 167,935 Mn revenues by the end of 2026. During these years, the global market for industri...
(read more)

BKT to build tire manufacturing plant in the U.S.

11/12/2018 - Seregno, Italy Ė Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT) announced a $100 million construction project for a new production site to serve not only the U.S. markets, but the entire American region. This new production site will be the multinational groupís first manufacturing site outside of India. It is commonly known that Europe is presently BKTís largest sales market accounting for more than half of the companyís overall turnover. Yet, the Americas are becoming an increasingly interesting and expanding market. The more than positive outlook led to the decision of establishing a new wholly-owned subsidiary company in the USA to set up a greenfield project for the construction of a new tire manufacturing plant in the USA designed for a yearly production capacity of about 20,000 metric tons in the entire off-highway tire segment. Target marke...
(read more)

Apollo Tyres' chairman decorated with Japan's Order of the Rising Sun

11/12/2018 - Gurgaon, India - The Government of Japan, in its 2018 Autumn Imperial Decorations, conferred upon Onkar S. Kanwar, chairman, Apollo Tyres Ltd., the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star. He received this recognition for his contributions towards strengthening the economic relations between Japan and India, and for promoting Japanese companiesí entry into the Indian market. Commenting on receiving the honor, Onkar S. Kanwar, chairman, Apollo Tyres Ltd., said, ďI would like to thank the government of Japan for bestowing me with this order. I am truly honored to receive it. I would also like to thank the Indian Government, especially, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for giving me this opportunity to work towards boosting trade ties between India and Japan.Ē Onkar S. Kanwar has served as the chairman...
(read more)

Tingley Rubber Corporation wins NJ Family Business of the Year Award

11/12/2018 - Piscataway, NJ - While family-owned businesses are perhaps stereotypically thought of as smaller firms, some 35 percent of them are actually Fortune 500 companies, and all family businesses combined account for approximately 50 percent of the United States' GDP. It was Sally Glick, principal and chief growth strategist at the accounting firm Sobel & Co., who regaled the audience with these and other statistics at the October 24, 26th Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards Luncheon, held at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, and sponsored by: the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University, PNC Bank, Sobel & Co., the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), Coughlin Duffy, Crystal Plaza and NEW JERSEY BUSINESS magazine. Glick added, "With all of their succession, manageri...
(read more)

Vietnam's rubber export value stable despite decline in latex

11/12/2018 - Ho Chi Mihn City, Vietnam - In October alone, Vietnam exported 184,000 tons of rubber latex worth US$238 million. China, India, Malaysia were the largest rubber importers in the reviewed period, accounting for 66%, 7% and 5% of market share in Vietnamís total rubber export value, respectively. The nationís rubber exports to key markets saw a decline compared to last yearís corresponding period, exclusive of India and Indonesia, which recorded respective increases of 53% and 5%. Despite positive signs in the global rubber market, Vietnamís average rubber export prices remain low due to the impact of the US-China trade war, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade) under MARD. Agrotrade said China is the key tire manufacturer and exporter to the US market while accounting for 66% of Vietnamís rubber expo...
(read more)

Rubber Red Book

The Rubber Red Book - Serving the industry for over 60 years. Industry professionals rely on it to locate a wealth of sources and services when making important purchasing decisions.
Find out more.

Market Reports

Global release coatings market is forecast with a CAGR of 5.9 percent through 2022

11/12/2018 - Detroit, MI - The global release coatings market is projected to witness a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2022, driven by increasing penetration of silicone labels in the packaging industry, introduction of more stringent standards related to environment and safety, and an organic growth of the end-use industries, such as transportation, aerospace & defense, and food& bakery according to Stratview Research. The global release coatings market is segmented based on end-use industry type as transportation, aerospace & defense, medical, food & bakery, packaging, pulp & paper, and others. Packaging is expected to remain the largest end-use industry for release coatings during the forecast period, whereas medical is expected to witness the fastest growth in the same period. High use of release coatings in healthcare pr... (read more)

View more Market Reports

Site of the week
Goldsmith & Eggleton Incorporated, an employee- owned company, is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of rubber raw materials. Since our founding in 1968 our mission is to provide customers with consistent quality polymers that adhere to specification and provide economic value. G&E's Reliable Polymer Alternatives are used by original equipment manufacturers in a variety of diverse applications. G&E's quality system is registered to ISO 9001: 2000. We supply customers throughout the world from our Processing facility in Wadsworth Ohio. G&E provides the experience of seasoned industry professionals and the commitment of employee owners to continuous improvement.


Product Spotlight

French Three Press System for Medical Parts

French's three press hydraulic system with one central press controller for compression molding composite medical parts. Each compression press was designed with three daylights, totaling nine pressing surfaces to effectively increase production rates.
For more information click here

Archived Issues

From the Bookstore


Newly updated data for more than 100,000 combinations of corrodents vs. rubber and other elastomeric compounds
Find out more.

Advertise with Us

To advertise in rubber world magazine or on our website contact:

view media file

Dennis Kennelly - VP Sales

Mike Dies - Sales Manager

or call 330.864.2122

Press Releases

Send us your press releases

To have an item published in our magazine or online please submit the piece to:

Jill Rohrer - Editor

Rubber World Publications

The Magazine - Published twelve times a year providing the most up-to-date technical service information available to today's rubber chemists and formulators. more

The Blue Book - Long regarded as the industry's single most important reference for technical information, the Blue Book contains detailed information on every raw material used by the rubber industry-including chemical additives, extenders, elastomers and latexes, fillers and reinforcing materials, carbon black and coloring materials. order

The Rubber Red Book - Serving the industry for over 60 years. Industry professionals rely on it to locate a wealth of sources and services when making important purchasing decisions. order

Rubber & Tire Digest - A bi-monthly magazine focusing on technical issues related to rubber, latex and tire industries around the world. This magazine is aimed to be an important resource for engineers and managers in these industries. more

Rubber World China - Published six times a year in Simplified Chinese, Rubber World for China†reaches a qualified controlled readership of over 11,900 manufacturing decision makers who plan the purchase of machinery, materials and execute manufacturing strategies, and plant managers who evaluate and make recommendations. Each subscription is requested in writing, each reader is qualified by name, job title and industry, and each reader is updated and re-qualified annually by our call center in Shanghai. more

Wire & Cable Technology International - A bimonthly international technical magazine for manufacturers, processors, distributors and users of all types of electrical, communication and mechanical wire and cable including fiber optic cable. Wire & Cable Technology International magazine is the independent voice of the wire and cable industry, and it includes a special section called Wire Harness & Cable Connector†for the wire processing sector. Readers are located in more than 100 countries.more

The October issue of rubber world

Sponsored by:
Struktol - A World of Capabilities

This issue focuses on Tire Technology & Manufacturing
The issue is available online to our subscribers via our digital edition.
To subscribe, click here. For advertising information click here.