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Versalis, Chinese firms to develop “innovative” green tires

Milan, Italy – Versalis (Eni), and two Mesnac companies; Ecombine and EVE Rubber Institute; have…

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Asian industry hit by new China rubber standard

Beijing – Changes to China’s import tariff for compound natural rubber went into force on…

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EC approves Pirelli takeover

London – China National Tire & Rubber Co., a subsidiary of the China National Chemical…

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Evonik expands butadiene production

Essen, Germany – Evonik Industries recently started a new plant to make butadiene and other…

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Solvay starts production at Poland site

Brussels – Solvay has launched its new highly dispersible silica (HDS) production plant in Wloclawek,…

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SRI opens JV tire plant in Turkey

Çankiri, Turkey — Japan’s Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (SRI) and Turkey’s Abdulkadir Ozcan Otomotiv AS…

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China’s AVIC to buy Henniges

London – China’s state-run  aerospace company Aviation Industry Corp (AVIC) has reportedly agreed to by…

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IISRP adds two new members

Houston, Texas – The International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers (IISRP) has chosen two new…

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ERJ Brainteaser Results   

List of Brainteaser questions over the past two months, along with the answers and readers supplying correct…

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DuPont completes spin-off of Chemours

Wilmington, Delaware – DuPont has completed the separation of its Performance Chemicals segment through the…

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Borealis invests €160m in cracker performance

Stenungsund, Sweden – Borealis is investing €160 million to upgrade the performance and efficiency of four of the six cracker furnaces…

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ETRA to hold tire recycling conference in March 2016

Brussles – The annual European Tyre Recycling Conference, organised by the European Tyre Recycling Association…

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ExxonMobil offers new route to EPDM seal compounds

Brussels – ExxonMobil Chemical has developed what it says is a novel approach for formulating…

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Trelleborg to expand farm tire plant in China

Xingtai, China – Trelleborg is to start a phase-3 expansion project at its agricultural tire…

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