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Conti CEO: Restructuring moves driven by ‘automotive transformation’

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG’s moves to explore options for a major restructuring of the…

9th March 2018 > Read More

Apollo opens rubber sheet-making unit for women

Kerala, India – Apollo Tyres has inaugurated an all-women rubber sheet-making unit to mark International…

9th March 2018 > Read More

Goodyear spotlights new technologies at Geneva show

Geneva, Switzerland — The range of Goodyear’s research and development efforts on display at the…

9th March 2018 > Read More

Avon Rubber inks respirator agreement with UK government

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc has entered into a five-year contract with the UK…

8th March 2018 > Read More

Sibur’s strong 2017 a ‘one-off’ for rubber business

London – Strong growth in sales and margins at Sibur’s synthetic rubber business in 2017…

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Chemical trio advance butadiene project

Tokyo – Japan’s Kuraray Co. Ltd and Sumitomo Corp. and Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical Public…

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Pirelli unveils ‘cyber car’ technology in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland – Pirelli & C. SpA has unveiled its latest technical achievement, called Cyber…

8th March 2018 > Read More

Solvay robotises its DMA tests

Collonges-au-Mont-d’Or, France – Solvay invented high-performance silica in the 1990s and is now a world…

7th March 2018 > Read More

Doublestar to invest €200m in plant relocation, upgrade

Shiyan, China – Qingdao Doublestar Co is to relocate its subsidiary Doublestar Dongfeng Tire in Shiyan,…

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Nokian Tyres changes brand design

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres has changed its brand design is response to consumer trends…

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Russian carbon black producer raises prices

Yaroslavl, Russia – Russian carbon black manufacturer JSC Yaroslavskiy Tekhnicheskiy Uglerod (Yaroslavl Carbon Black Plant)…

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Armacell in long-term technology partnership with German rubber maker

Luxembourg – Producer of flexible foams, Armacell International SA and German manufacturer and processor of…

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UK body welcomes post-Brexit commitment on chemical regulation

London – The UK’s Chemical Business Association (CBA) has welcomed a commitment by Prime Minister…

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Saudi NTC advances $1.2bn tire plant project

Hanover, Germany – Saudi Arabian National Tire Co. (NTC) is in the final stages of…

6th March 2018 > Read More