By Andrea Miller
July 9, 2021
Rubber is a critical raw material needed for car tires, personal protective equipment such as masks and gloves, and many more everyday products. Anytime you’re going anywhere, you’re using rubber. Now, supply chain disruptions have thrown the rubber industry into a tailspin.
“We could be on the cusp of a rubber apocalypse,” Ohio State University professor Katrina Cornish told CNBC.