Breadcrumb Home News Latex News Analysis: Will the glove market rebound from slowed demand? Easing COVID-19 restrictions have caused slowed demand and oversupply of latex gloves, but figures issued by the Malaysian Rubber Glove Association show exports continue to trend upward. Expansion Cariflex expands in Singapore with $350 million investment Cariflex is bringing itself closer to its Southeast Asian customers by building anew on a 6.1-hectare site in Singapore—the largest investment and expansion in the company's history. Financial Glove maker shares plunge as pandemic fears subside Shares of the world's No. 1 glove manufacturer hit a two-year low on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange on July 8, closing down almost 90 percent compared to August 2020. Latex GSPNR members establish framework for responsible NR sourcing The Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber have adopted a shared responsibility framework to ensure equality across the entire natural rubber supply chain. News ITC rules U.S. NBR industry not injured by imports The decision was made after the commission preliminarily ruled last year that NBR from France, Mexico and South Korea were being dumped in the U.S. News Advanced Sustainable Polymers leading Pioneer Balloon's NR procurement Pioneer Balloon Co. has partnered with Advanced Sustainable Polymers Pte Ltd., seeking alternative sources and a reduced carbon footprint by 2030. Expansion Nitrile glove factory breathes life into idled steel mill United Safety Technology Inc. has plans to revamp a former steel mill, adding manufacturing jobs and nitrile glove production to Maryland's Sparrows Point. Latex ANRPC: Good, bad news for NR industry growth There's good news and bad news when it comes to natural rubber industry growth, according to the ANRPC. Here's the latest projections for 2022. News Goodyear partners with DOD, others to further dandelion-based NR research Goodyear's announcement on work with dandelion-based natural rubber follows closely on the heels of Bridgestone getting a grant from the Department of Energy to test guayule-derived rubber. Expansion Ramping up glove production: Government funding drives Showa expansion in U.S. Showa Group will triple its domestic PPE glove capacity at its Fayette, Ala. facility, which will in turn more than double its work force at the site. Load More SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTERS Daily Newsmail Breaking News Rubber in Automotive Silicone News Latex News Most Read Stories Data Store K Show News RN Events RN Webinars and Livestreams EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please verify captcha. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.