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Freudenberg targets fuel cell, battery technology with acquisitions

Weinheim, Germany – Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has announced “strategic investments” in the energy and electric…

15th May 2018 > Read More

Cooper Standard buys majority shares in Korean automotive business

Novi, Michigan – US-based automotive parts supplier Cooper Standard has acquired 80.1% of the automotive…

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DuPont to add Kalrez facility in US

Wilmington, Delaware – DuPont Transportation and Advanced Polymers has acquired a new facility in Delaware…

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Turkey’s Elastron investing $10m in TPE plant in US

Orlando, Florida – Turkish plastic compounder Elastron Kimya SA thinks it’s found a niche in…

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Beijing challenges EU anti-dumping duties on TBR tires

Beijing – The Chinese government is challenging a decision by the European Commission to impose…

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Yokohama reports gains in first quarter of 2018

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. has reported growth in both sales and operating profit during…

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Apollo sales up, profits slip for 2018 fiscal year

Gurgaon, India – Apollo Tyres Ltd has seen its operating profit decline for its full…

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Pan Stone rubber-machinery sales on the double

Wrexham, UK – Pan Stone Europe, a family-run distributor of rubber moulding machinery based in…

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Future Tire: Q&A with Goodyear Dunlop Handelssysteme boss

In this Q&A, Dr. Guido Hüffer, general manager retail operations DACH at Goodyear Dunlop Handelssysteme,…

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Future Tire: You will be in excellent company

Cologne, Germany – Who should attend the Future Tire Conference? Why you, of course! And…

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Natural rubber still weak, cartel mooted

London – Natural rubber prices remained weak in the month of April, ERJ’s latest snapshot…

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Phillips Carbon Black launches major expansion plans

New Delhi – Phillips Carbon Black (PCBl), India’s largest carbon black manufacturer, is investing nearly…

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Bridgestone manages sales growth amid market challenges

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. managed to nudge up sales in the first quarter despite issues…

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Elastomer prediction seminar in Manchester

Manchester, UK – There are still a few places left for next week’s IoM3 Rubber…

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