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Private equity firm EQT acquiring Azelis

Stockholm – Swedish private equity group EQT is in exclusive discussions to acquire speciality chemicals…

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MOL investing in new naphtha-to-olefins technology

Budapest – Hungary’s energy company MOL Group has entered into a strategic partnership with the…

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Bridgestone, Michelin, Pirelli earn Ford supplier honours

Dearborn, Michigan — Latin American subsidiaries of Bridgestone, Michelin and Pirelli & C. SpA recently…

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ExxonMobil starts up Singapore tire rubber plant

Singapore – ExxonMobil has started production of halobutyl rubber at its integrated manufacturing complex in…

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Marangoni raising prices in wake of Chinese import duties

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni Retreading Systems is increasing prices for rubber materials used to retread…

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Euromap warns of slow-down following “unusually long” boom

Linz, Austria – Due to full order books, Euromap expects a growth rate of 2%…

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German automakers ‘willing to drop all tariffs with US’

Munich, Germany – German automakers are willing to abandon car tariffs between the EU and…

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ETRMA joins hazardous substances initiative

Brussels – The European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETMRA) has joined a campaign to…

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Tristone breaks ground on US production plant

Mooresville, South Carolina – Hose manufacturer Tristone Flowtech Group GmbH’s wide-reaching manufacturing base officially has…

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VMI takes batch-offs to a higher level

Epe, The Netherlands – VMI has recently added a vertical pallet transporter with high handling…

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Q&A: Game Changing Technologies for tire of future

To gain insight into how the tire industry perceives the tire of tomorrow, ERJ’s sister…

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Nizhnekamskneftekhim starts up 160ktpa isobutylene plant

Nizhnekamsk, Russia – Tatarstan-based petrochemicals supplier PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim has started up a new isobutylene production…

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Kuraray establishes JV for butadiene derivatives

Tokyo – Kuraray Co. Ltd has entered a joint venture agreement with Thai petrochemical company…

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BRV: German HGV tire segment back on track

Bonn, Germany –German sales of tires for heavy-goods vehicles (HGVs) last year stabilised at around…

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