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New president, COO takes over at Hankook Europe

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Hankook Tire Europe has appointed Han-Jun Kim as its new president and…

2nd January 2018 > Read More

Doublestar builds smart plant for scrap rubber recycling

Zhumadian, China – China’s tire maker Doublestar broke ground on its smart plant for scrap…

2nd January 2018 > Read More

EU car sales to edge upward in 2018 despite Brexit

Munich, Germany – The UK’s upcoming exit from the European Union is expected to hit…

1st January 2018 > Read More

Nokian to raise heavy-tire production capacity

Nokia, Finland — Nokian Tyres PLC is planning to increase capacity for heavy commercial tires…

1st January 2018 > Read More

Magna Tyres to add manufacturing at Dutch plant

Waalwijk, Netherlands — OTR tire specialist Magna Tyres Group is adding manufacturing capacity for new…

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Carbon black majors settle US air-pollution cases

Washington — The US federal government has reached settlements of Clean Air Act claims with…

1st January 2018 > Read More

Hainan Rubber targets natural rubber projects in Africa

Haikou, China – Hainan Rubber Group signed memorandum on 11 Dec to set up an…

21st December 2017 > Read More

Linglong to fund research into dandelion rubber

Beijing – Linglong Group Co. Ltd has pledged to invest $450 million to help set…

21st December 2017 > Read More

Siemens to build power plant for Nizhnekamsk

Tatarstan, Russia – PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim has signed an agreement with Germany’s Siemens AG for the…

21st December 2017 > Read More

PPG raises precipitated silica prices

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – PPG Industries Inc. is raising prices for sodium silicate and all precipitated…

21st December 2017 > Read More

‘New Aeolus’ saves costs through materials purchasing strategy

Beijing – ChemChina-owned Aeolus Tyre has saved over €6.4m in 2017 through a new purchasing…

21st December 2017 > Read More

Linglong takes part in Chinese large aircraft tire research

Beijing – China has launched a project to study radial tires for large aircraft and…

21st December 2017 > Read More

Fenner appoints new CEO

London – Fenner PLC has appointed Brett Simpson as its new chief executive officer, replacing…

21st December 2017 > Read More

Michelin names new North America boss

Greenville, South Carolina – Michelin has promoted 21-year company veteran Scott Clark to chairman and…

21st December 2017 > Read More