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Italian machinery sector set to post record year

Milan, Italy – The Italian plastic and rubber machinery manufacturing sector is set to post…

4th January 2018 > Read More

Gates files for IPO

Denver, Colorado — Gates Industrial Corp. PLC has filed for an initial public offering that…

4th January 2018 > Read More

NR producers start three-month export cuts

Bangkok – The governments of Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, members of the International Tripartite Council…

3rd January 2018 > Read More

Local contractor wins Iranian tire project

Tehran – After a lull of over a year, new tire production projects in Iran…

3rd January 2018 > Read More

Continental to build €10m distribution centre in Hanover

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech AG is building a “cutting-edge” distribution centre near the Hanover-Langenhagen airport…

3rd January 2018 > Read More

Kordsa to add yarn production capacity

Istanbul, Turkey – Turkish reinforcement supplier Kordsa Inc. is expanding its polyester yarn production capacity…

3rd January 2018 > Read More

Kumho Tire separates from Kumho Asiana Group

Seoul – Kumho Tire has been separated from its parent organisation Kumho Asiana group under…

3rd January 2018 > Read More

New president, COO takes over at Hankook Europe

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Hankook Tire Europe has appointed Han-Jun Kim as its new president and…

2nd January 2018 > Read More

Doublestar builds smart plant for scrap rubber recycling

Zhumadian, China – China’s tire maker Doublestar broke ground on its smart plant for scrap…

2nd January 2018 > Read More

EU car sales to edge upward in 2018 despite Brexit

Munich, Germany – The UK’s upcoming exit from the European Union is expected to hit…

1st January 2018 > Read More

Nokian to raise heavy-tire production capacity

Nokia, Finland — Nokian Tyres PLC is planning to increase capacity for heavy commercial tires…

1st January 2018 > Read More

Magna Tyres to add manufacturing at Dutch plant

Waalwijk, Netherlands — OTR tire specialist Magna Tyres Group is adding manufacturing capacity for new…

1st January 2018 > Read More

Carbon black majors settle US air-pollution cases

Washington — The US federal government has reached settlements of Clean Air Act claims with…

1st January 2018 > Read More

Hainan Rubber targets natural rubber projects in Africa

Haikou, China – Hainan Rubber Group signed memorandum on 11 Dec to set up an…

21st December 2017 > Read More