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ERJ People in Pictures

Focus on announcements regarding key personnel as well as skills & training initiatives in the…

19th December 2017 > Read More

Seal-leak hits €3.5bn UK aircraft carrier

London – HMS Queen Elizabeth, the UK’s new £3.1-billion (€3.5-billion) aircraft carrier is leaking, according…

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Pirelli extends rubber supply agreement with Nizhnekamsk

Milan – Pirelli & C. SpA has signed a contract with Russia’s leading rubber maker…

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India rejects plea for butadiene rubber duties

New Delhi – The Indian government has decided that anti-dumping duties should not be levied…

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Sumitomo exec: Tire industry will “weather” autonomous storm

Las Vegas, Nevada — While autonomous vehicles (AVs) are likely to be highly disruptive throughout…

18th December 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone, JSR developing gloves for para-athletes

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. is working with synthetic rubber manufacturer JSR Corp. to develop gloves…

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Lessons from the past: One for the road

This picture was published around 100 years ago in ERJ archives, showing an object that could…

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Toyoda Gosei stalks a new world of products

Kiyosu, Japan—The parts that Toyota Group supplier Toyoda Gosei Co. is best known for—plastic mouldings,…

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Nishikawa Rubber reaches price-fixing settlement

Detroit, Michigan – In the latest of a series of settlements, Nishikawa Rubber Co. will…

17th December 2017 > Read More

MESNAC Americas boss Jones retires

Akron, Ohio – David Jones has retired as president of MESNAC Americas Co Ltd, MESNAC…

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ANRPC: Rubber prices “flat” in November

Kuala Lumpur – Natural rubber prices trended “flat” in November despite rising crude oil prices…

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Datwyler to start Indian production unit mid-2018

Pune, India – Datwyler Sealing Solutions is preparing to start production of pharmaceutical rubber components at…

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Oven to take stress out of relaxation tests

Brämhult, Sweden – Elastocon has introduced a new ageing oven for continuous stress-relaxation tests. The…

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Going Underground: NR mat is fire-safety “first”

London – VIP-Polymers Ltd has recently announced details of a collaborative project to manufacture a…

14th December 2017 > Read More