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Feature: Cable makers ‘should do more’ as technology advances

Customers want advanced solutions but some shy away from new product development work, Patrick Raleigh…

28th May 2015 > Read More

Feature: Evonik tracks silica trends in tire sector

For the Tires in the Lab feature in the May/June issue of ERJ, Dr Hans-Detlef…

23rd May 2015 > Read More

ISSUE: Mesnac boss: All change in China

In the March/April issue of ERJ magazine, Mesnac VP talks to Patrick Raleigh about his ambitions…

21st April 2015 > Read More

Opinion: New (type of) tire plant manager wanted

A multinational tire manufacturing group is looking to recruit a senior manager. The job requirements…

14th April 2015 > Read More

Market pressures drive new thinking at belt makers

London – With the business outlook remaining tough for suppliers of material handling equipment, the…

13th April 2015 > Read More

Q&A: Rockwell expert on tire plant automation

  European Rubber Journal  gets the inside track on automation of the tire industry from Paolo…

6th April 2015 > Read More
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Are we ready for a cable-less future?

Ahead of ERJ’s major feature on rubber cable compounds in the May/June issue, Darren Halford, group sales manager…

30th March 2015 > Read More

Auto makers rethink spare tire issue

Detroit, Michigan — The spare tire has been squeezed out of many new vehicles, thanks to…

20th February 2015 > Read More

Kordsa: Improving polyester tire cord adhesion

In a tire, the adhesive between fibre and the matrix requires resistance to the extreme…

1st February 2015 > Read More

IMechE: Do more to get teenagers into engineering

London – Wholesale change is needed in the way engineering is promoted in schools to…

22nd December 2014 > Read More

Report: Glove sector key to growth in SE Asia latex market

Parsippany, New Jersey – The glove-dipping industry will be an important driver for growth in…

11th December 2014 > Read More

Scientists develop ‘rubber’ transparent oxide glass

Tokyo – Researchers based at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a new form of…

2nd December 2014 > Read More

Industry executives discuss rubberised asphalt, recycled tires

Akron, Ohio — Industry executives have called for better use of crumb rubber taking an…

19th November 2014 > Read More

Q&A: John Dorken on skills shortages in the UK rubber sector

For a recent feature, ERJ asked John Dorken, president of the British Rubber and Polyurethane…

19th November 2014 > Read More