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Higher prices drive Hexpol growth

Malmo – Swedish rubber group Hexpol AB has posted growth in sales and operating profit…

25th April 2018 > Read More

Michelin sales decline amid market and currency headwinds

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Michelin Group has experienced a 6.3% year-on-year decline in its first-quarter sales…

25th April 2018 > Read More

Orion to increase prices for rubber blacks in North America

Kingwood, Texas – Orion Engineered Carbons is increasing prices for its rubber carbon black materials…

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Goodyear adopting sustainable natural rubber procurement policy

Akron, Ohio — Goodyear is adopting a natural rubber (NR) procurement policy that it said…

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Covestro launches online store on Alibaba

Leverkusen, Germany – As part of its digitalisation strategy, leading German speciality chemicals supplier Covestro…

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ETRMA calls for urgent legislation for in-vehicle data access

Brussels – The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has joined a coalition calling…

24th April 2018 > Read More

Halcyon Agri acquires four Indonesian NR factories

Singapore – Natural rubber supply group Halcyon Agri Corp. Ltd has completed the purchase of…

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Chinese machinery maker supplies to Pakistani tire plant

Guilin, China – Guilin Rubber Machinery has delivered 65-inch hydraulic vulcanisers and 75-inch mechanical vulcanisers…

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Regulations scupper Enviro-Vanlead rCB project in China

Gothenburg, Sweden – Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB (Enviro) has announced that changes to local regulations…

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Marangoni link-up targets graphene-based retreads

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni has announced a “strategic collaboration” agreement with Directa Plus plc, a…

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New Pirelli organisation to support business plans

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA is to establish a new organisational set-up to…

23rd April 2018 > Read More

Freudenberg to consider IPO for Vibracoustic

Darmstadt, Germany — Vibracoustic GmbH’s parent company could take the company public in 2019. Speaking…

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Michelin develops high-performance textile-rubber adhesive

Clermont-Ferrand, France — Group Michelin will be leaving a decades-old industry standard behind later this…

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Future Tire: Q&A with Mesnac vice president Karol Vanko

In this Q&A, Mesnac vice president Karol Vanko, gives his views on the development of new technologies within…

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