The story of rubber begins centuries before the formation of the International Rubber Study Group. The history of natural rubber, and from its uses in the 19th century, is well documented. The impetus by Governments to develop synthetic rubber arose during the Second World War, due to the shortage of natural rubber. Prior to this... Continue Reading →
Women play an important role in the whole rubber value chain from nurturing, harvesting, processing, trading and manufacturing. Along with the celebration of International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) 75th Anniversary, IRSG is organising a photo competition to pay tribute to women's contribution in the rubber industry.