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Freudenberg to consider IPO for Vibracoustic

Darmstadt, Germany — Vibracoustic GmbH’s parent company could take the company public in 2019. Speaking…

23rd April 2018 > Read More

Michelin develops high-performance textile-rubber adhesive

Clermont-Ferrand, France — Group Michelin will be leaving a decades-old industry standard behind later this…

23rd April 2018 > Read More

Future Tire: Q&A with Mesnac vice president Karol Vanko

In this Q&A, Mesnac vice president Karol Vanko, gives his views on the development of new technologies within…

23rd April 2018 > Read More

Five top tire makers for Future Tire in Cologne

Cologne, Germany – Five of the world’s leading tire manufacturers will be represented among the…

23rd April 2018 > Read More

Rubber machinery sector bounces back

Original article published in the March/April edition of European Rubber Journal magazine  After two relatively lean…

20th April 2018 > Read More

Sumitomo company receives funding for Slovenia medical plant

Ljubljana – Lonstroff AG, part of Sumitomo Rubber Industries, has received €4.8 million in funding…

20th April 2018 > Read More

ContiTech exploring “leasing” business model for conveyor belts

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech AG is working on a new business model whereby clients lease…

20th April 2018 > Read More

Update: South Africa’s Karbochem stops synthetic rubber production

Johannesburg, South Africa – Karbochem Ltd, South Africa’s only manufacturer of synthetic rubber, is halting…

20th April 2018 > Read More

UK rubber company sees growth in commercial rubber sheet

Wolverhampton, UK – MacLellan Rubber is increasing its UK stock holding of commercial rubber sheet,…

20th April 2018 > Read More

Camso, Ferm in RFID development deal

Norcross, Georgia  – FermRFID, part of FineLine Technologies, and Camso have announced a multi-year RFID…

20th April 2018 > Read More

Conti revises down Rubber Group earnings outlook

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG expects exchange rate and inventory valuation effects to impact its…

19th April 2018 > Read More

Orion invests in pollution control at US plant

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons has employed Danish Haldor Topsoe to install sustainable emissions control…

19th April 2018 > Read More

US lowers countervailing duty for Guizhou

Washington — The US Department of Commerce has revised the countervailing duty rate it found…

19th April 2018 > Read More

Nissan, Ford, Fiat among losers as European sales fall

Munich, Germany – Nissan, Ford and Fiat brand saw their European sales decline steeply in…

19th April 2018 > Read More