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Continental extends solid tire range with new compound

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has optimised its solid tire portfolio for industrial trucks, with…

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Jury clears Michelin in Texas product liability case

Weatherford, Texas – A jury in a Texas district court in Weatherford found unanimously recently…

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PolyOne adds TPE capacity in India

Gandhinagar, India – PolyOne Corp. is adding production of thermoplastic elastomers to its existing factory…

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LyondellBasell in $2.25bn deal to buy A. Schulman

 Rotterdam, Netherlands - In a major global plastics materials deal, LyondellBasell Industries is acquiring A. Schulman…

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Yokohama design eases inspection of marine fenders

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has introduced a new type of flange opening that…

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Goodyear tracking higher margins in Europe

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear is on track to restore margins in Europe, Middle East &…

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Kumho Petrochemical expects materials prices to rise

Seoul – Kumho Petrochemical is expecting slight improvements in prices for butadiene and maybe also…

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Report: Michelin-licensed rubber JV to start operation in Q2 ‘18

Jakarta – A Michelin-licensed synthetic rubber manufacturing plant in Indonesian is 93.5% complete and set…

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Kuraray to raise elastomers prices

Tokyo – Japanese materials supplier Kuraray is raising the prices of some of its elastomers…

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Cooper signs TBR off-take manufacturing deal with Sailun Vietnam

Findlay, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has struck an off-take production deal with…

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BST Eltromat brings advanced QA to TTE 2018

Bielefeld, Germany – At the 2018 Tire Technology Expo, BST Eltromat International will focus on the challenges of obtaining…

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KraussMaffei Berstorff targets rubber extrusion scrap

Hanover, Germany – At TTE 2018, KraussMaffei Berstorff is showcasing its new CompoundRework system 1000 for…

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Lanxess showcasing new tire application materials at TTE

Cologne, Germany – Lanxess’s Rhein Chemie business unit will be showcasing a number of new…

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Prometeon launches major global reorganisation

Milan – Prometeon Tyre Group (PTG), the former industrial tire unit of Pirelli & C….

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