The market size of rubber machinery automation products in China declined slightly in the first half of 2012, and the economic benefits of the rubber machinery industry declined, according to Chinacorp. After entering the third quarter, the industry situation did not see obvious recovery. The second half of the year is the peak season of the rubber machinery industry, but the market size of rubber machinery in the third quarter only increased by 0.6% quarter-on-quarter, lower than the normal growth in the third quarter of previous years.
According to the statistics of 139 domestic rubber machinery manufacturers, the total sales revenue of rubber machinery reached 5.676 billion yuan in the third quarter, up 8.7% year on year.
As the downstream industry tire new projects stopped or postponed, rubber machinery industry suffered a serious impact. Tire enterprises cancel, suspend orders and do not take delivery of rubber machinery enterprises production and management of ten million greater impact.
Although the rubber machinery industry is affected by the tire market and the overall economic environment, the third quarter still enters the peak season of rubber machinery in the same year. In order to better expand the market, the third quarter has increased compared with the second quarter from some automation manufacturers' market promotion. In the third quarter, the purchase of automation products tends to be balanced, and shows a slight upward trend.