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Doublestar finalises Kumho shares purchase

Beijing – Qingdao Doublestar Group has concluded its acquisition of a 45% ownership stake in…

11th July 2018 > Read More

Toyo delves into aerodynamics, noise with new technologies

Hyogo, Japan — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has disclosed the development of technologies…

11th July 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg claims helicopter-seal “breakthrough”

Farnborough, UK – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is unveiling a sealing product at the UK’s Farnborough…

11th July 2018 > Read More

Continental Tires to expand testing facility in China

Hefei, China – Continental Tires is planning a second phase project of the research and…

10th July 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone sees “strong uplift” in UK retreads sector

Wolverhampton, UK – Bridgestone has reported signs of a “significant upturn in fortunes” in the…

10th July 2018 > Read More

VDMA urges de-escalation as US tariffs take effect on Chinese goods

Frankfurt am Main, Germany – German rubber & plastics machinery manufacturers trade association, the VDMA…

10th July 2018 > Read More

GRI appoints Ranasoma as CEO

Colombo –  Sri Lankan producer of agriculture, construction and material handling tires GRI has appointed…

10th July 2018 > Read More

Nokian boss finishes Ironman race on high note

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyre president and CEO Hille Korhonen took part in the Ironman…

10th July 2018 > Read More

Linglong lays foundation for fourth manufacturing base in China

Hubei, China – Linglong Tire has held a foundation-stone laying ceremony at its Hubei Linglong…

9th July 2018 > Read More

Arlanxeo unveils new HNBR polymer

Nuremberg, Germany – During DKT 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany, Arlanxeo presented a new fully hydrogenated…

7th July 2018 > Read More

Montech claims rubber-test automation first

Nuremberg, Germany – Rubber testing instrument copnay MonTech Rubber Testing Instruments GmbH introduced “the first…

7th July 2018 > Read More

Wacker silicone can stand ‘the heat in the kitchen’

Nuremberg, Germany – Munich-based chemical group Wacker’s presentations at DKT2018 included a new solid silicone…

7th July 2018 > Read More

Maplan opens US facility, names new president

South Elgin, Illinois – The Maplan Group has opened a new production unit in South Elgin,…

6th July 2018 > Read More

Toyoda Gosei develops prototype medical simulator using e-Rubber

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Co. and Japanese simulators start-up EBM Corp. have developed a…

6th July 2018 > Read More