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Toyoda Gosei establishes automotive parts subsidiary

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei has established a subsidiary in Kyushu to which it will…

28th March 2018 > Read More

Chemours, Safic-Alcan expand fluoroelastomers deal

Geneva, Switzerland –  Chemours International Operations Sàrl is extending an agreement for the distribution of…

28th March 2018 > Read More

Birla improves WASH rating

Mumbai, India – Birla Carbon, part of the Aditya Birla Group, raised its WASH safe…

27th March 2018 > Read More

Hankook unveils €300m expansion plan to add TBR capacity in Hungary

Rácalmás, Hungary – South Korean tire-maker Hankook Tire has announced plans for a major expansion…

27th March 2018 > Read More

Mitsui expanding elastomer production in North America

Tokyo – Mitsui Chemicals Inc. is setting up a new production facility for its Milastomer-branded…

27th March 2018 > Read More

Italian machinery sector registers record year

Milan, Italy – The Italian rubber and plastics machinery sector registered strong growth in 2017,…

27th March 2018 > Read More

David Shaw presenting ‘disruption’ at Future Tire

London – Global tire market expert David Shaw, chief executive of Tire Industry Research, has…

27th March 2018 > Read More

Pirelli pledges €250m investment in Latin America

Bahia, Brazil – Italian tire maker Pirelli & C SpA has unveiled plans to invest…

26th March 2018 > Read More

NR production, consumption up in first two months of 2018

Kuala Lumpur – Natural rubber production and consumption registered year-on-year growth in the first two…

26th March 2018 > Read More

Technology focus: Kuraray’s liquid rubber enhances ice grip

Tokyo — Speciality chemicals producer Kuraray Co. Ltd. has developed a reactive liquid rubber that…

25th March 2018 > Read More

Orion to add speciality carbon black production line

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA will expand production capacity at its facility in Ravenna,…

25th March 2018 > Read More

IoM3 rubber group has busy conference schedule

London – The IoM3’s Rubber In Engineering Group (RIEG) is busy on the conference-front, with…

25th March 2018 > Read More

Michelin working on future of Roanne plant

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Groupe Michelin is progressing a project to secure the future its plant in…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

Six dead in Czech chemical plant explosion

London – A deadly blast at Unipetrol’s facility in Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic on…

23rd March 2018 > Read More