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Arlanxeo advances rubber compound for self-sealing tires

Maastricht, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo has developed a special compound for use in self-sealing tires,…

20th February 2018 > Read More

ChemChina affiliates plan backdoor listing

Shanghai, China – A total of 13 ChemChina affiliates held by its fully owned subsidiary…

20th February 2018 > Read More

Yokohama plan targets off-road and premium tire sectors

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. has unveiled a new medium-term management plan dubbed “grand design…

20th February 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone sales up, operating income down in 2017

Tokyo – Despite 9.2% higher sales last year, Bridgestone Corp. suffered a 6.8% drop in…

18th February 2018 > Read More

SRI profits down despite higher sales in 2017

Kobe, Japan — Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (SRI) reported an 8% drop in operating income…

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Toyo dropping ‘& Rubber’ from corporate name

Hyogo, Japan — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. is changing its name to Toyo…

18th February 2018 > Read More

Future Tire 2018: New speakers announced

London -  Organisers of the Future Tire Conference have announced additional speakers for this important…

18th February 2018 > Read More

Conti adding tread rubber capacity at US plant

Mount Vernon, Illinois – Continental Tire the Americas is adding capacity for precured tread rubber…

18th February 2018 > Read More

US call for stiff tariffs on steel imports

Washington — The US Department of Commerce is recommending stiff tariffs on steel imports into…

18th February 2018 > Read More

Kraton looks to grow in India

Gandhinagar, India — Speciality polymer and biobased chemical producer Kraton Polymers LLC is considering expansion…

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Cabot appoints chief technology officer

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp has appointed Patricia Hubbard as senior vice president and chief…

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Zeon posts double-digit growth in elastomers’ business

Tokyo – Japanese materials supplier Zeon Corp has posted strong growth in its elastomers business…

16th February 2018 > Read More

Continental extends solid tire range with new compound

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has optimised its solid tire portfolio for industrial trucks, with…

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Jury clears Michelin in Texas product liability case

Weatherford, Texas – A jury in a Texas district court in Weatherford found unanimously recently…

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