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Lead Feature

Emerging Asian markets: still a draw factor

From 2010 to 2012, more expansions as well as mergers and acquisitions took place, and the emerging markets, especially the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China), became hot ticket destinations for growth. Economic globalisation has realised its potential in the face of a crisis during the last three years. Countries in lieu of raw materials availability, labour costs and strategic geographic locations  Read More»

Company News

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    Lanxess expands to Western China
    Speciality chemicals group Lanxess has enhanced its presence in China by opening an office in Chengdu, which is viewed as an engine for China’s economic  Read More»

Materials News

  • Kraiburg’s TPE sealing used for Bosch hammer drill
    Thermoplastic elastomers specialist Kraiburg has developed a TPE sealing for Bosch’s hammer drill.
    The Thermolast K sealing for the striking mechanism
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Machinery News

  • Instron's HDT-VST Tester for high-temperature plastics
    US-based testing tools manufacturer Instron has introduced the Ceast HV500 thermal tester featuring a temperature  Read More»

PRA November-December 2012

In a climate of economic uncertainty, Southeast Asia is expected to weather the crisis and emerge as a model for growth-driven economies
  • Country Focus:
         Indonesia, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia
  • Processor
  • Automotive

  • Repurposing end-of-life tyres
    THE good news according to the Freedonia Group is that global demand for tyres would climb 4.7% a year through 2015 to 3.3 billion units, advancing along is the tyre market, which will be valued at US$ billion. Now the downside is that there will be a resulting glut of end of life tyres finding their way to the landfills and stockpiles later on.  Read More»

  • Toyo to make plastic auto parts in Thailand
    Japanese firm Toyo Tire & Rubber will begin manufacturing plastic CV joint boots in Thailand from April 2014, with an aim of global growth and expansion of the company’s automotive components business in its Diver-Tech Business Segment.

    With the rapid expansion of the automotive market in Asia, car makers are ramping up production in the region,
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