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Cooper Tire Shared Initiative Makes Tires from U.S. Guayule Shrub

Cooper Tire and its research consortium partners have announced the successful completion of a five-year, $6.9 million Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) grant, “Securing the Future of Natural Rubber — An American Tire and Bioenergy Platform from Guayule.”

PanAridus Becomes First to Patent Guayule Harvesting Technology

PanAridus LLC, a producer of the natural rubber alternative guayule, has earned the first patent for guayule harvesting. This is the company’s 10th patent, with nine other patents for guayule plants. The new patent covers the company’s near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) machine, which measures the rubber content in a guayule plant while it is still

Guayule Plant