Green Rubber to Supply Footwear Industry

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 revlcanised for a second time.

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.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.

Email: retreadingbusiness@btconnect.com

Phone: (44) 1270 668 718

Make sure you don't miss a single issue

Click here to subscribe and we'll make sure of it.