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Cooper’s Guayule Tire Could Soon be Reality

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is getting closer to creating a marketable guayule (why-yoo-lee) tire as the company is in both advanced and complete stages of compounding work to create a tire made 100% of guayule tire components. Cooper held its annual meeting with Biomass Research and Development Initiative grant members Aug. 18-19, to discuss progress

PanAridus Announces 9th Guayule Patent and First Bulk Shipment

According to PanAridus CEO Mike Fraley, commercialized guayule rubber for tires is moving at warp speed. Recently, the company announced its ninth USDA Plant Variety Patent and its first tire quality, bale-sized shipment of the biorubber. The natural rubber polymer is extracted from guayule shrubs, native to the Southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico. Fraley noted