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An EPDM rubber produced using biobased ethylene extracted from sugarcane will be used by Adidas to manufacture the footballs for the 2018 World Cup. more

24 Nov 2017 15:03 Materials

A rubber seals and gaskets manufacturer says it has “significantly cut” its energy consumption and overall carbon emissions after installing LED lights at its production facility more

20 Nov 2017 16:01 Environment

A paper published in Science journal last week has shown how flexible elastomers can take a lesson from mussels in stretch and strength. more

7 Nov 2017 14:17 Materials

Tunnelling engineers can use a rubber corner joint, moulded to any fit of segment block with an invention by VIP Polymers. more

3 Nov 2017 14:31 Industry News

A Bristol-based manufacturer of rubber sleeves that protect plaster casts and dressings from water has signed a major new contract with retail giant, Superdrug. more

7 Jul 2017 09:37 Industry News

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4JET

German lasers firm 4JET launches QR code marking for technical rubbers. more

9 May 2017 10:12 Industry News

The rubber additives division of Lanxess, Rhein Chemie, has launched new solutions for cleaner and more efficient production of tyres. more

21 Mar 2017 16:33 Materials

Recovered Carbon Black takes the spotlight at new Sustainable Materials Group launch

Martyn Bennett, Chief Scientist at independent rubber consultants, ARTIS, reflects on the launch of a new group that is calling for the wider use of sustainable materials, with an initial focus on overcoming the challenges of Recovered Carbon Black. more

21 Mar 2017 11:49 Guest Blog

Manchester Polymer Group (MPG) has unveiled the full and final details of its 2017 rubber seminar to be held in May. more

20 Mar 2017 15:38 Events

Goodyear has unveiled a visionary new ‘smart tyre’ that it says demonstrates the intelligence required by future and autonomous driving through interaction between tyres, vehicles and their surroundings. more

7 Mar 2017 10:03 Materials

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A new colour-compounding plant in the Rhondda valleys could create up to 30 jobs. more

7 Feb 2017 14:16 Industry News

The theme of the annual UK rubber seminar organised by Manchester Polymer Group (MPG) will be sustainability, it has been announced. more

4 Jan 2017 09:34 Events

The food industry needs to do more to ensure its supply chain is using the right material to avoid contamination later in the process, warns a UK rubber supplier. more

5 Aug 2016 11:07 Industry News

A newly formed company created following the recent merger of two industrial rubber polymer manufacturers has been given a £300k investment boost. more

4 Aug 2016 15:36 Materials

Following a successful approach to rubber manufacturing companies across the country, the Elastomer Training Action Group (ELTAG) has confirmed that arrangements have been put in place to run an expanded rubber technology training course this autumn. more

3 Aug 2016 14:57 Industry News

Plastics distributor, Biesterfeld Group, has announced the creation of a new business division for its performance rubber portfolio. more

21 Jun 2016 14:56 Industry News

A Wolverhampton-based supplier of rubber products is promising to help the food and drink industry fight back against cheap non-compliant imports after signing an exclusive ‘distribution agreement.’ more

25 May 2016 16:40 Industry News

An initiative to improve technical training in the UK rubber manufacturing industry is being launched in order to safeguard its future. more

25 May 2016 12:02 Industry News

A Bristol-based manufacturer of rubber products for a variety of industries has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for an invention that keeps plaster casts and dressings dry in water. more

5 May 2016 13:56 Industry News

The Manchester Polymer Group and the Rubber in Engineering Group have now finalised the programme for their upcoming seminar, which will incorporate a celebration of the host city – Manchester – being crowned the European City of Science for 2016. more

21 Apr 2016 16:48 Events