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Analysis: VW offers its vision of Industry 4.0

Shanghai, China — For German car-maker Volkswagen AG, one of the visions for Industry 4.0…

4th June 2016 > Read More

CEO: US customers interested in made-in-China KraussMaffei machines

Shanghai, China — KraussMaffei Group says it is manufacturing injection molding machines at its Haiyan,…

4th May 2016 > Read More

Vibracoustic deal: CEO targets growth opportunities

Weinheim, Germany – Trelleborg AB and Freudenberg, the 50:50 owners of anti-vibration automotive parts JV…

15th April 2016 > Read More

Latex glove makers react calmly to proposed FDA ban

Washington — Latex glove manufacturers reacted calmly to the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed rule…

12th April 2016 > Read More

Future Tire: Q&A with Mary Xu of the China Rubber Industry Association

  In this Q&A, ERJ asks Mary Xu (Xu Wenying), vice chairman and secretary general of…

12th April 2016 > Read More

Feature: Post-sanction Iran offers new prospects for Western firms

Article published in the March/April issue of ERJ London – The nearly-untapped Iranian market is…

11th April 2016 > Read More
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Friday Focus: China industry leader charts problems facing hard-hit tire sector

Qingdao, China – China’s tire exports in 2015 fell by 4 percent in volume to…

8th April 2016 > Read More

Feature: Rubber and process technologies drive Versalis forward

Interview published in the March/April issue of ERJ As the petrochemicals arm of Italian oil…

7th April 2016 > Read More

Feature: Virtual tire plants becoming a reality

Article published in the March/April issue of ERJ Modeling and simulation tools are nowadays available…

3rd April 2016 > Read More

Editorial: Testing time for tire makers

Article published in the March/April issue of ERJ A few years ago, I attended a…

3rd April 2016 > Read More

Are natural rubber shortages on the way?

London – Low natural rubber prices, caused by factors including oil prices, lower demand than forecast…

31st March 2016 > Read More

US moulder adds LSR unit to meet rising demand

St. Louis, Missouri – In the US, custom injection moulder MDS Manufacturing LLC has invested…

30th March 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Freudenberg-NOK president sets high goals for JV

Plymouth, Michigan – Matthew Portu has three goals for Freudenberg-NOK, and each of them build…

29th March 2016 > Read More

Interview: Belting up in mining sector

Article published in the March/April issue of ERJ Falling prices in markets, such as copper…

23rd March 2016 > Read More