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Zeon adding HNBR capacity

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. is raising production capacity for hydrogenated nitrile rubber (HNBR) at its…

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BRV: German replacement tire sales ‘stabilise at high level’

Bonn, Germany – Sale of replacement tires in Germany grew by just 0.5% in 2017…

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Ferrari picks Bridgestone for Portofino convertible

Brussels – Bridgestone NV/SA was selected by Ferrari NV to supply optional run-flat tires for…

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Movin’On to return to Montreal

Montreal, Quebec – Movin’On, the Group Michelin-sponsored conference on sustainable mobility, will hold its third…

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Sri Lanka lifts costly ban on weed-killer

Colombo – The Sri Lankan government has recently decided to lift a ban on the…

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DKT: Maplan to double up on Industry 4.0

Kottingbrunn, Austria – At DKT 2018, Maplan will be exhibiting two fully automatic, Industry 4.0-compatible…

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ETRMA backs new HDV emissions regs

Brussels  – The European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association has welcomed a new EU legislative…

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DKT: Desma to focus on automation

Fridingen, Germany – At DKT 2018, DESMA will present two injection moulding machines with robot…

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Marangoni mulling investment in Brazil

Ala, Italy – Tyre Retreading Machinery (TRM), part of Marangoni Meccanica SpA, has said that…

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Intertronics to distribute Wacker silicones in UK, Ireland

Munich, Germany – Wacker Chemie AG has awarded a distribution contract for its silicone products…

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DuPont recognised as ContiTech ‘supplier of the year’

Geneva, Switzerland – DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers has received a “Supplier of the Year…

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Trelleborg appoints new sales manager for China

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg’s offshore operation has appointed Ralph Wu as sales manager for China…

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RIEG meeting to tackle elastomers in transport

London – The IoM3’s Rubber In Engineering Group (RIEG) will hold a free afternoon technical…

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Materials costs ‘put heat’ on BKT

Crete, Greece – Balkrishna Industries Ltd (BKT) is currently ”feeling the heat” from pressure on…

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