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Ex-Nokian employees sentenced for ‘violating secrets’

Nokia, Finland – A district court in Finland has sentenced ten former Nokian Tyres employees…

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ChemChina, Fraunhofer to work on Industry 4.0, new materials

Munich, Germany – ChemChina-owned China National Chemical Equipment (CNCE) and Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering…

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Lawsuit filed again Denka, DuPont for CR emissions

LaPlace, Louisiana – A group of LaPlace residents have filed a class action lawsuit against…

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Birla gains top sustainability rating

Mumbai, India – Birla Carbon has again gained a gold rating for sustainability practices from…

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VW recalling Passats, CCs for fuel-pump failures

Washington, DC – Volkswagen of America Inc. is recalling 280,915 Passat and CC models because…

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ERJ publisher wins US tire leadership award

Bowie, Maryland – David Zielasko, vice president of Crain Communications Inc. and publisher of Rubber…

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Conti debuts track for farming’s highest horsepower tractors

Decatur, Illinois – ContiTech North America Inc. is introducing an enhanced version of its Trackman…

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Fakuma: Kraiburg TPE targets adhesion, surface properties

Kraiburg, Germany –  Kraiburg TPE will highlight its latest developments in the field of thermoplastic…

1st September 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone retains top spot in global tire industry ranking

Status quo reigned over the 2017 global tire rankings, even as the estimated value of…

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Natural rubber prices show signs of stabilisation

London – Natural Rubber prices have been following a positive trend since end of June,…

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US rubber industry hit by Texas hurricane

Houston, Texas – Hurricane Harvey, which struck the southeastern coast of Texas as a Category…

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Trelleborg shuffles management in sealing business

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has appointed Peter Hahn as president of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions…

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Tosoh gains on higher chloroprene rubber sales, pricing

Tokyo, Japan—Tosoh Corp. has reported increased shipments of its chloroprene rubber materials in a consolidated results…

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Blair Rubber expands in South Korea

Seville, Ohio—Rubber liner maker Blair Rubber Co. is expanding steadily its reach overseas. It recently…

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