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Recent Latex News

  • Kultevat, KeyGene announce breakthrough in Russian dandelion latex

    Mar 26, 2014

    ST. LOUIS—Kultevat, a St. Louis-based biotech company, and KeyGene, a molecular genetics company based in the Netherlands, have announced the joint development of the first genetic lines of Russian dandelion that can be tested and used for latex extraction.

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  • Thailand rubber export prices to rise

    By: Supunnabul Suwannakij, Bloomberg Mar 24, 2014

    PHUKET, Thailand—Rubber export prices from Thailand, the largest producer and shipper, will probably advance through May as raw material rates surge because of a drought, said the country's second-biggest producer.

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  • Styron sales revenue drops slightly in 2013

    Mar 13, 2014

    BERWYN, Pa.—Styron L.L.C. said its 2013 sales revenue dropped 3 percent, from $5.5 billion in 2012 to $5.3 billion last year, as the plastics and rubber materials company released its financial results for 2013.

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  • AIRIA, India to develop rubber policy together

    Apr 07, 2014

    MUMBAI—The government of India has agreed to help implement an ambitious National Policy on Rubber developed by the All India Rubber Industries Association, according to the AIRIA. Announced April 1, the policy designates the Indian rubber industry as a “Sunrise Sector”...

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