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Semperit in the red as it starts major restructuring

Vienna, Austria – Prices of raw materials and an in-house strategic transformation initiative, a plant…

29th March 2018 > Read More

Conti warns of higher rubber costs this year

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has warned about its exposure to fluctuations in the prices…

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Sibur mulls scope of rubber JV with Saudi Aramco

Based on article published in the March/April edition of European Rubber Journal magazine.  London –Sibur…

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Remote-access skills initiative for Indian rubber industry

New Delhi, India – The Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) in India has recently launched…

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Local player joins bidders for Kumho Tire

Seoul – Mid-sized Korean tire retailer Tire Bank, has joined the race to acquire South…

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Michelin targets Kenya, Uganda with new venture

Paris — Groupe Michelin has established minority-owned joint venture with a French company active in…

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Maxxis tires for taxi of the future

Leicester, UK – Maxxis is to supply OE tires for London EV Co.’s (LEVC) ‘zero-emissions…

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Toyoda Gosei establishes automotive parts subsidiary

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

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Chemours, Safic-Alcan expand fluoroelastomers deal

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

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Birla improves WASH rating

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

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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…

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Mitsui expanding elastomer production in North America

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

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Italian machinery sector registers record year

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

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David Shaw presenting ‘disruption’ at Future Tire

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

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