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History

Did you know that the Mayas already used rubber to make shoes and clothing waterproof? Or that rubber has been used as an eraser for 230 years? Or that the inventor of the classic British mackintosh was related to an important French tire-producing clan? Or that the inventor of the industrial process for vulcanizing rubber left his family nothing but debt? If not, then we invite you on an exciting journey of discovery, a journey through the history of rubber....

500 B.C. 1770 1736 1821 1783 1839 1823 1876 1855 1887 1889 1909-1915 1906 1930/31 1929 1936 1932-1935 1939/40 1943-1949 1956-1958 1963-1969 1971/72 1978/-1980 1985-1988 1991-1993 1996-1998 2002
1994 1989/90 1981-1984 1973-1975 1967-1970 1961/62 1950-1955 1941/42 1937/38