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Avon divests engineered fabrications business in US

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc has sold its US-based Avon Engineered Fabrications (AEF) to…

6th April 2018 > Read More

Toyoda Gosei to fully own Chinese rubber parts maker

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Co. is acquiring all equity in China-based automotive rubber parts…

6th April 2018 > Read More

Orion to add speciality carbon black line in Italy

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA is expanding its speciality carbon black capacity in Ravenna,…

6th April 2018 > Read More

Tires, rubber, machinery among Chinese goods subject to tariffs

Washington — At least 10 categories of tires, rubber, rubber products and rubber processing machinery…

5th April 2018 > Read More

Conti activates digital tire-monitoring platform

Hanover, Germany — ContiConnect, the digital tire-monitoring platform Continental AG unveiled last fall, is now…

5th April 2018 > Read More

Petro Rabigh starts “on-spec” rubber production

Rabigh, Saudi Arabia – Petro Rabigh has achieved “on-spec” production at its aromatics and ethylene…

5th April 2018 > Read More

Bluestar reduces shares in Elkem as IPO completed

Oslo – Norway-based silicones producer Elkem ASA has completed a successful initial public offering (IPO)…

5th April 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone-brand ruling kills ‘one’ bid with two ‘stones’

Singapore – The intellectual property office of Singapore (IPOS) has decided in favour of Thai…

5th April 2018 > Read More

Lord process opens new areas for LSR, thermoplastics

Cary, North Carolina – Lord Corp. has been bonding rubber to metal and other substrates…

5th April 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg says integration of CGS “complex”

Trelleborg, Sweden – The integration of Czech rubber company CGS with Trelleborg is proving to…

4th April 2018 > Read More

China’s General Science raises fund for €185 million new tire plant

Wuxi, China – Jiangsu General Science Technology is raising capital through private placement to fund…

4th April 2018 > Read More

Nokian to move North America HQ to Nashville

Colchester, Vermont — Nokian Tyres North America is planning to move its headquarters over the…

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Kumho agrees to sell stake in company to Doublestar

Seoul, South Korea — After months of uncertainty, it appears Kumho Tire Co. Inc. will…

4th April 2018 > Read More

Mitsubishi Chemical expanding performance polymers business in Asia

Tokyo – Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. (MCC) has established a regional management company in Singapore, as…

4th April 2018 > Read More