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Bekaert in major expansion of Russian site 

Lipetsk, Russia – Bekaert Lipetsk (Russia) has recently launched a major expansion programme at its…

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Shin-Etsu raises silicones prices amid cost pressure from China

Tokyo – Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. is increasing prices for its silicone products both in Japan…

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Malaysian Rubber Board appoints new head

Kuala Lumpur – Dr Zairossani bin Mohd Nor has been appointed as the new director…

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Michelin selling stake in Double Coin joint venture

Paris – Groupe Michelin is selling its 40% stake in the Double Coin (Anhui) Warrior…

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Halcyon Agri in €28m deal to acquire RCMA’s polymer business

Singapore –Halcyon Agri Corp Ltd, the natural rubber processing and merchandising company, has entered into…

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Hexpol profits dip despite higher sales

Malmo, Sweden – Hexpol AB has posted a 1% year-on-year drop in operating profit, to…

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Momentive delays IPO

Waterford, New York – Momentive Performance Materials Holdings Inc. postponed its planned initial public offering,…

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US state revoking Chemours’ permit to discharge processed wastewater

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced on 16 Nov that it was…

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Triangle eyes North Carolina for plants

Weihai, China — Triangle Group Co. Ltd. has identified North Carolina as the preferred site…

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China opens natural rubber R&D centre

Haikou, China – A research and development centre for natural rubber has been set up…

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Pirelli premium strategy drives 10% earnings growth

Milan – Pirelli & C. SpA’s strategy to focus on high value, premium tires has…

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EU chemicals output up 3.7%

Brussels – Chemicals output within the EU increased 3.7% during the first eight months of…

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Terror acts ‘drive up’ orders at Avon Rubber

Melksham, UK –  Avon Rubber plc has posted unaudited, preliminary results for its fiscal 2017…

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Semperit exits conveyor-belts cooperation in N America

Vienna – Sempertrans USA LLC and Shaw Almex Industries Ltd are ending their cooperation in…

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