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Opinion: Natural rubber now a critical material for the EU

Article originally published in ERJ’s Nov/Dec 2017 issue In September, the European Commission listed natural…

30th January 2018 > Read More

Continental expanding EM-Master OTR tire portfolio

Hannover, Germany — Continental AG is expanding its radial OTR lineup with additional sizes of…

30th January 2018 > Read More

Report: Slovak rubber company expanding

Žilina, Slovakia – Dongil Rubber Belt Slovakia is to invest nearly €20 million to build…

29th January 2018 > Read More

Kramer: New mobility could fuel growth in tire industry

Nashville, Tennessee –  Goodyear chairman, CEO and president Rich Kramer doesn’t consider the changing mobility…

28th January 2018 > Read More

German automotive sector faces strikes as wage-talks collapse

Stuttgart, Germany –  German trade union IG Metall is escalating a dispute over wages and…

28th January 2018 > Read More

Feature: Tire industry squares up to cars of the future

 Based on article originally published in the January/February 2018 edition of European Rubber Journal magazine issue…

28th January 2018 > Read More

EU manufacturers face energy and emissions challenges

Review of how four major tire and rubber companies are offsetting the impact of EU…

28th January 2018 > Read More

Yokohama develops “world largest” floating fender

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has developed the “world’s largest floating pneumatic rubber fender,”…

27th January 2018 > Read More

UK tire recyclers welcome tougher approach to waste-crime

London – The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) has welcomed the UK’s introduction of enhanced enforcement…

27th January 2018 > Read More

Hallstar appoints two new executive officers

Chicago, Illinois – Hallstar has recently promoted the addition of Damian Marshall and Varun Mathur…

26th January 2018 > Read More

ContiTech invests €20m in Hungary expansion

Nyíregyháza, Hungary – ContiTech AG has invested €20 million in its production plant in Nyíregyháza,…

26th January 2018 > Read More

Cheng Shin ups investment in India and Indonesia tire plants

Chunghwa, Taiwan – Cheng Shin Rubber, also known as Maxxis, is to boost capital at…

26th January 2018 > Read More

Kumho taps ex-Nexen boss for European president

Frankfurt, Germany – Kumho Tire has appointed former Nexen Tire America’s CEO Changrin Suk as…

26th January 2018 > Read More

Michelin settles design patent lawsuit with Tire Mart

St. Louis, Missouri — Michelin North America Inc. has reached a settlement with Tire Mart…

26th January 2018 > Read More