Industrial rubber market forecast at $46 billion by 2030

The industrial rubber sector is seeing growth as a result of the business’s expanding application area, increased demand in the Asia Pacific region, and technological advancements in the industry. Industrial rubbers are some of the most versatile materials available, and they can be found in nearly every aspect of the modern industry today. Increasingly, industrial rubber is being used in a variety of applications including automotive, building & construction, industrial manufacturing, polymer modification, wire and cable, bitumen modification, electrical & electronics, sealant& adhesive, coating, medical & healthcare, and a variety of other industries.

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Continental reports positive first quarter

Continental performed well in the first quarter of 2022 despite an increasingly turbulent market environment, reporting strong tire business. Many external factors, such as the war against Ukraine, the coronavirus pandemic, electronic component shortages and cost increases in procurement and logistics, presented major challenges. Consolidated sales in the past quarter were €9.3 billion (Q1 2021: €8.6 billion, +8.2 percent), and adjusted EBIT was €439 million (Q1 2021: €728 million, -39.8 percent), corresponding to an adjusted EBIT margin of 4.7 percent (Q1 2021: 8.5 percent).

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Registration is now open for the 64th Polyurethanes Technical Conference

Join leading polyurethane industry professionals and experts from all across the country this October 3-5, at the Gaylord National Harbor in National Harbor, Md., for the 64th Polyurethanes Technical Conference, the longest-running polyurethanes conference in North America. The Conference, hosted by the American Chemistry Council’s Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI), will feature creative applications and the latest innovations in polyurethane chemistry. Registration for the Conference is now open.

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USTMA urges scrap tire use in infrastructure projects

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), joined by 15 stakeholder organizations sent a joint letter highlighting available technologies to support national infrastructure improvements: rubber modified asphalt and tire derived aggregate. The letter outlined the benefits of these materials and identified the specific provisions within the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law where these materials would qualify for consideration.

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Alpha Technologies launches new, content rich website

Predictors,” by applications engineer Richard Hanzlik, gives readers a look at how new methods can make testing faster and easier in production and in the lab. Over the next few months, we will be populating the Knowledge Hub of the new site with much more content, including case studies, webinars and expert articles.”
The new website will also include a fully integrated global directory of contact information, to help customers locate the Alpha Technologies support personnel nearest them. An interactive timeline traces the evolution of the company from its founding in 1964 as Monsanto Instruments and Equipment, to its latest technology advancements.

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Apollo Tyres launches new generation of agriculture tires

The new Apollo VIRAT tire has been developed as an allrounder product with 20 lugs, which provides strong grip and long life in both soft and hard soil conditions. The VIRAT range, in addition to improving the productivity of the tractors and reducing their downtime, also matches the aesthetics of the new tractor models. While this product will cater to all the markets, some of the larger ones which the company will specifically look at for this product, are Punjab, Haryana, UP, Rajasthan, MP, Maharashtra, AP and Karnataka.

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SSI Sintering Specialties rebrands as DSB Technologies

SSI Sintered Specialties announced that it has completed an extensive rebranding to reflect the organization’s focus on new technology opportunities. At the heart of this rebranding effort is the change of the company name to DSB Technologies. This name change builds upon the organization’s recent technology expansion while representing its longstanding passion for manufacturing innovation.

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Bridgestone develops an all-position radial tire designed for electric buses

– Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) announced the launch of the all-new Bridgestone R192E all-position radial tire, specially designed to empower the adoption of electric buses. With the rapid growth of electric commercial vehicles, the Bridgestone R192E tire offers ultra-low rolling resistance and high load capacity, increasing daily ranges and maximizing vehicle operation on a single charge while remaining compatible with all bus types.

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