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Green group questions Goodyear NR procurement plan

Washington—Goodyear’s new natural rubber procurement policy lacks the policy safeguards that would make it a…

29th April 2018 > Read More

Arlanxeo increases global prices for tire rubber products

Maastricht, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo is increasing prices for its solution styrene butadiene rubber Buna and brominated rubber…

27th April 2018 > Read More

New Trelleborg chairman elected

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB elected Hans Biörck as chairman of the board, at its…

27th April 2018 > Read More

Goodyear Q1 earnings plummet as raw materials costs rise

Akron, Ohio — Goodyear’s net income plummeted 54.8% to $75 million (€61.6 million) despite a…

27th April 2018 > Read More

TBC acquires rights to Interstate tire brand

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida – TBC Corp. has acquired global marketing rights to the Interstate…

27th April 2018 > Read More

UK tire recycler fined for waste offences

Irvine, Scotland – Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has fined a tire recycler over £71,000…

27th April 2018 > Read More

Goodyear enhances OTR tire-monitoring system

Akron – Goodyear has enhanced its EMTrack OTR tire-monitoring system to enable, it said, faster,…

27th April 2018 > Read More

China hits halobutyl imports from US, EU, Singapore

Beijing – China  has imposed temporary anti-dumping duties on halogenated butyl rubber (HBR) imported from…

26th April 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg gain despite “challenging” conditions, harsh winter

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has reported growth in the first quarter of 2018 with…

26th April 2018 > Read More

Wacker starts up new silicones production in South Korea

Munich, Germany – Wacker Chemie AG has opened a new production site for silicone elastomers…

26th April 2018 > Read More

Parker Hannifin to close Ohio factory

Cleveland, Ohio – Parker Hannifin Corp. plans to close a 28,000-sq.-ft. plant in Kent, Ohio,…

26th April 2018 > Read More

Future Tire: Q&A with executive director MisterTyre

In this Q&A, Dennis Melka co-founder & executive director MisterTyre Malaysia, gives his views on the development…

26th April 2018 > Read More

Higher prices drive Hexpol growth

Malmo – Swedish rubber group Hexpol AB has posted growth in sales and operating profit…

25th April 2018 > Read More

Michelin sales decline amid market and currency headwinds

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Michelin Group has experienced a 6.3% year-on-year decline in its first-quarter sales…

25th April 2018 > Read More