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Tanigawa appointed CEO of Falken Tyre Europe

Offenbach/Main, Germany – Mitsuteru Tanigawa has been appointed CEO of Falken Tyre Europe, replacing Masatsugu Nishino…

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Q&A: Under the hood with Zeon

Q&A originally published in ERJ’s January/February issue. Shahrzad Pourriahi asks Dr. Björn Nelson, technical service…

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Maplan to launch Slovakia expansion

Malacky, Slovakia – Austrian elastomer injection moulding machinery maker Maplan is well on the way…

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Goodyear fined for alleged safety violations in Georgia

Social Circle, Georgia – Goodyear said it is following its standard administrative process in addressing…

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Yokohama to expand tire capacity in India

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd is to expand production capacity for passenger-car tires at…

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Industry awards set for Tire Cologne trade fair

Cologne, Germany – Organisers of the Tire Cologne international trade fair have announced details of…

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ZC Rubber eyes capacity expansions, new products

Bangkok – China’s Zhongce Rubber Group hopes to build on its successes in 2017—double-digit increases…

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Datwyler posts higher sales, record profit

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler Group has posted an 11.3% year-on-year rise in operating profit (EBIT)…

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BASF sells paper dispersions plant to Synthomer

Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF SE has completed the sales of its production site for styrene-butadiene-based…

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Goodyear unveils new tires, technology

Nashville, Tennessee – Goodyear made some tire industry music in the Music City with the…

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Bridgestone adopting global sustainable procurement policy

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has unveiled a new Global Sustainable Procurement Policy applicable to all…

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Datwyler investing in digitalisation

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler Group is investing around CHF50 million (€43 million) over the next…

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Jon M. Huntsman passes away

Salt Lake City, Utah — Jon M. Huntsman, founder and Chairman Emeritus of Huntsman Corporation.,…

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US firm petitions against rubber band imports from Asia

Washington – Alliance Rubber Co., an Arkansas-based producer of rubber bands, has petitioned the International…

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