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Shin-Etsu sees double-digit growth in silicones business

Tokyo – Japanese materials supplier Shin-Etsu has notched up double-digit increases in sales and operating…

31st January 2018 > Read More

Autonomous technology will “shake up the economics of mobility’

Las Vegas – Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will significantly alter the economics of mobility, Neal Ganguli,…

31st January 2018 > Read More

Zeon supplies rubber for Yokohama winter tire

Tokyo – Nippon Zeon Co. has supplied solution polymerised rubber to Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC)…

30th January 2018 > Read More

MacLellan Rubber claims nitrosamine breakthrough

Wolverhampton, UK – MacLellan Rubber, a manufacturer of rubber sheeting and sealing products, claims to…

30th January 2018 > Read More

Collapsible travel cup creator welcomes ‘latte levy’

London – A UK government’s decision to impose a 25p tax on all disposable coffee…

30th January 2018 > Read More

Hyundai, Michelin jointly developing tires for EVs

Seoul – Hyundai Motor has signed a technical partnership with Michelin to equip next-generation tires…

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Marangoni Meccanica launching new retreading machinery in US

Ala, Italy – Tyre Retreading Machinery (TRM), part of Marangoni Meccanica SpA, has developed a…

30th January 2018 > Read More

Opinion: Natural rubber now a critical material for the EU

Article originally published in ERJ’s Nov/Dec 2017 issue In September, the European Commission listed natural…

30th January 2018 > Read More

Continental expanding EM-Master OTR tire portfolio

Hannover, Germany — Continental AG is expanding its radial OTR lineup with additional sizes of…

30th January 2018 > Read More

Report: Slovak rubber company expanding

Žilina, Slovakia – Dongil Rubber Belt Slovakia is to invest nearly €20 million to build…

29th January 2018 > Read More

Kramer: New mobility could fuel growth in tire industry

Nashville, Tennessee –  Goodyear chairman, CEO and president Rich Kramer doesn’t consider the changing mobility…

28th January 2018 > Read More

German automotive sector faces strikes as wage-talks collapse

Stuttgart, Germany –  German trade union IG Metall is escalating a dispute over wages and…

28th January 2018 > Read More

Feature: Tire industry squares up to cars of the future

 Based on article originally published in the January/February 2018 edition of European Rubber Journal magazine issue…

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EU manufacturers face energy and emissions challenges

Review of how four major tire and rubber companies are offsetting the impact of EU…

28th January 2018 > Read More