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Engel appoints new chief financial officer

ASchwertberg, Austria – Austrian machinery group Engel has appointed Markus Richter as chief financial officer…

21st April 2017 > Read More

Signs of recovery in European tire markets

 Brussels – The replacement tire market in Europe has had a strong start to 2017…

20th April 2017 > Read More

Cheng Shin to start up India and Indonesia tire plants in 2017

Chunghwa, Taiwan – Taiwan’s tire maker Cheng Shin, also known as Maxxis, is to start…

20th April 2017 > Read More

US finds higher levels of Chinese OTR tire subsidies

Quincy, Illinois – The US Department of Commerce’s (DOC) final results on its review of…

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Report: Tire cord market on growth track to 2024

Ocean View, Delaware – The global tire cord & tire fabrics market was worth $3.85…

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Covestro adds to elastomer price-rise list

Leverkusen, Germany – German speciality chemicals company Covestro will raise the prices for its Desmodur…

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Acquisitions drive ‘significant rise’ in Freudenberg 2016 results

​Weinheim, Germany – New acquisitions helped Freudenberg Group to grow sales by 13.5%, to €8,590.1…

19th April 2017 > Read More

Kumho deal with Doublestar to go ahead as ex-owner passes right to buy

Seoul – The sale of Kumho Tire’s 42% majority stake to China’s Doublestar Tyre will…

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Future Tire: Q&A with Armin Kraus of 4JET Technologies

Armin Kraus, director of 4JET Technologies GmbH will detail cutting-edge developments in tire industry at…

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Indorama adding Glanzstoff to tire-cord acquisitions

Bangkok – Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd (IVL) has signed an agreement to acquire Austrian…

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Prometeon Tyre launches dedicated website

Milan, Italy – Prometeon Tyre Group Srl., the newly organised company encompassing Pirelli Tyre SpA’s…

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‘First piling’ marks start on Conti’s Thai plant

Rayong, Thailand — Continental AG has broken ground on the $265 million tire plant it’s…

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NR price outlook ‘improves’ after sharp falls

Kuala Lumpur – Although natural rubber prices have fallen sharply since mid-February, market sentiment improved…

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Semperit CTO steps down from the management board

Vienna – Semperit’s long-standing chief technical officer Richard Ehrenfeldner has terminated his activities within the…

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