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Nexen recruitment drive for Czech tire plant

Prague – Nexen Tire has ramped up the recruitment drive for its under-construction tire plant…

4th May 2018 > Read More

Thailand’s Otani expanding, eyes US for growth

Las Vegas – Thailand’s Otani Tire Co. Ltd. is looking to expand its presence in…

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GM honours six tire makers as suppliers of the year

Orlando, Florida – Tire makers Bridgestone Corp., Continental Tire the Americas, Goodyear, Hankook Tire America…

4th May 2018 > Read More

Sector focus: Rubber moulding machinery

Automation technologies are now becoming a significant driver in rubber injection moulding machinery market. Patrick…

4th May 2018 > Read More

Acquisitions on the radar for buoyant Avon Rubber

London – Avon Rubber plc is on the acquisition trail on the back of continuing…

3rd May 2018 > Read More

ETRMA: Used-tire figures improve but concerns remain

Brussels – New national collection schemes and increased production of rubber granulate have driven up…

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US trims import duty rates on three Chinese tire companies

Washington – The US Department of Commerce has made minor downward revisions in countervailing duties…

3rd May 2018 > Read More

Future Tire: Q&A Sumitomo Rubber Europe boss

In this Q&A, Dr. Bernd Lowenhaupt, managing director, Sumitomo Rubber Europe, gives his views on the development…

2nd May 2018 > Read More

Falken marks 20 years at Nurburgring 24 Hours

Nurburgring, Germany – This year, the Falken Motorsports team will battle it out on the…

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Conti marks start of new distribution centre project

Hanover, Germany – Continental and project developer Bertram Projektmanagement GmbH have held a ground-breaking ceremony…

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Hankook Q1 earnings, sales decline

Seoul – Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. reported a 9.8-percent drop in pre-tax operating profit for…

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Kumho Petrochemical rubber sales down 25%

Seoul – South Korean materials supplier Kumho Petrochemical has reported a decline in synthetic rubber…

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MacLellan wins order for pipeline rubber material

Wolverhampton, UK – MacLellan Rubber is to supply natural rubber (NR) material to a UK…

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Yokohama tires factory-equipped on new BMW M5

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd is supplying its global flagship Advan Sport V105 tires…

2nd May 2018 > Read More