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Nizhnekamskneftekhim starts up 160ktpa isobutylene plant

Nizhnekamsk, Russia – Tatarstan-based petrochemicals supplier PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim has started up a new isobutylene production…

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Kuraray establishes JV for butadiene derivatives

Tokyo – Kuraray Co. Ltd has entered a joint venture agreement with Thai petrochemical company…

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BRV: German HGV tire segment back on track

Bonn, Germany –German sales of tires for heavy-goods vehicles (HGVs) last year stabilised at around…

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EU removes duties on Sri Lanka imports

Brussels – The European Union has removed a significant number of import duties on Sri…

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Japanese authorities raid Kobe Steel offices

Tokyo – Kobe Steel Ltd has confirmed that its premises have been raided by Japanese…

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Semperit shutting down Chinese belt production site

Vienna – Semperit AG is shutting down a 120-employee production site for conveyor belts in…

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Zeon raises TPE prices

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. is increasing the prices for thermoplastic elastomer and hydrocarbon resins globally,…

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China’s trade body disputes European TBR tariffs

Beijing – China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA) has issued its response to the European Commission’s…

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Triangle Tire chairman Ding Yuhua dies

Shandong, China—Triangle Tire Co. Ltd. Executive Chairman Ding Yuhua died 13 June at age 69….

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Cimcorp appoints new tire sales manager in China

Ulvila, Finland – Cimcorp Oy, manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic handling solutions, has named…

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DKT 2018: Exhibition and conference preview

  DKT: Rubber industry exhibition and conference The DKT (Deutsche Kautschuk Tagung) rubber industry exhibition…

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DKT: Barbe advances anti-tacks for custom compounders

Wiesbaden, Germany – At DKT 2018, Barbe will present anti-tack agents from its Promol SL…

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DKT: DuPont to showcase ethylene acrylic elastomers

Geneva, Switzerland – DuPont will highlight its Vamac ethylene acrylic elastomers offering during the DKT…

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Michelin’s ‘auto-regenerate’ tire wins EPO award

Munich, Germany – The European Patent Office (EPO) has awarded Micheli’s ‘auto-regenerate’ tire the European…

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