Malaysia Green Rubber plans to open a plant dedicated to producing recycled rubber for use in the footwear industry. It’s unique process called DeLink, claims to “devulcanise” rubber in order that it can be remoulded and revulcanised for a second time.
New Customers Expected for Plant
The two new customers will be Timberland and New Balance. The new facility is expected to have have the capacity to process up to 25,000 tonnes per year. And over the next three years, the company expects to produce 105 000 tonnes of recycled rubber.
As well as supplying the footwear sector Green Rubber also supplies a number of rubber consumers throughout South East Asia and China, including conveyor belt manufacturers and tyre manufacturers.