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BRPPA advances technical skills course for rubber industry

Colchester, UK – The British Rubber & Polyurethane Products Association (BRPPA) is inviting expressions of…

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Bridgestone sets out new targets under five-year plan

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has issued an outline of the group’s mid-term management plan for…

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EU car registrations down 2.0% in September

Brussels – EU passenger car registrations across the EU fell by 2.0% year-on-year in September…

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China’s Black Cat to build carbon black research institute

Qingdao, China – China’s largest carbon black maker Black Cat is planning to break ground…

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Hankook opens first US manufacturing plant

Clarksville, Tennessee. — Hankook Tire America Corp. held a grand opening ceremony 17 Oct for…

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Covestro to debottleneck TPUs facility

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Covestro LLC is increasing its the capacity of its thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs)…

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Mesnac to build new site for “digital plant”

Qingdao, China – Mesnac is to build a “Digital Plant Industrial Park” in Qingdao’s National…

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Semperit agrees deal to close French plant

Argenteuil, France – Sempertrans France Belting Technology (SFBT), part of Semperit AG, has reached an…

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Toyo reaches settlement in price-fixing case

Detroit, Michigan –  Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. is among the latest auto parts companies…

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Shangwei Healthcare to build rubber gloves plant

Heze, China – Shangwei Healthcare Products is planning to build a new site with 5.5…

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Updated: Bridgestone to invest €266m in EU operations

Brussels – Bridgestone has launched a €266-million, phased-investment programme across three of its EU tire…

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ERJ Tire & Rubber Business Tracker

EU chemical trends data… Rubber share prices… Mercedes-Benz recall… Hankook for new Honda Accord… ContiTech…

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ERJ Top 10 Technology Stories

ERJ focus on significant developments and advances in rubber materials, processing and application technologies:  …

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Kobelco probe spreads to tire & rubber machinery

All ERJ on-line news reports are exclusive to subscribers to European Rubber Journal magazine. If you are…

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