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New chloroprene rubber capacity emerges in China

Changzhi, China – China’s state-owned Changshou Chemical has relocated its chloroprene rubber production plant from…

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Conti sweeps into wiper-blade aftermarket

Frankfurt, Germany – Continental is now offering wiper blades for the spare parts market, the…

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US automotive industry to warn about impact of tariffs

Washington – A broad spectrum of auto interests, armed with their latest impact studies, are…

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ERJ Brainteaser Results   

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

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‘New Conti’ to remain a rubber company, for now at least

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has acknowledged that rubber is part of its DNA: planning…

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Continental unveils rejig; to spin off Powertrain

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG is planning to reorganise by 2020 into a holding company…

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Orion to raise carbon black prices

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons has announced price increases on all speciality carbon black products…

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Sri Lanka rubber group hails US tire duties decision

Colombo – The Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) has…

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Producer Responsibility – A concept yet to fully deliver

  Ahead of this year’s Future Tire Conference. leading tire industry figure Peter Taylor OBE,…

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EC on track with Chinese TBR investigations

Brussels – The European Commission expects to “conclude on” the imposition of definitive countervailing measures…

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Birla adding 150kt carbon black capacity

Mumbai, India – Birla Carbon is expanding carbon black capacity by 150 kilotonnes per annum…

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Lehigh starts micronised rubber plant in Spain

Atlanta, Georgia – Lehigh Technologies has finally started production at its Murillo el Fruto micronised…

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Freudenberg seals energy flexibility and efficiency

Freudenberg, Germany – Production and consumption must be equalized within seconds on the grid. That’s…

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ETRMA: A half of two quarters for Europe tire markets

Brussels – European sales of replacement passenger car and truck & bus tires recovered strongly…

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