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Sumitomo exec: Tire industry will “weather” autonomous storm

Las Vegas, Nevada — While autonomous vehicles (AVs) are likely to be highly disruptive throughout…

18th December 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone, JSR developing gloves for para-athletes

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. is working with synthetic rubber manufacturer JSR Corp. to develop gloves…

18th December 2017 > Read More

ERJ Business News Tracker

SK denies Kumho bid… Conti for Tour de France… Bridgestone opens US HQ… Nexen Tire…

18th December 2017 > Read More

Lessons from the past: One for the road

This picture was published around 100 years ago in ERJ archives, showing an object that could…

18th December 2017 > Read More

Nishikawa Rubber reaches price-fixing settlement

Detroit, Michigan – In the latest of a series of settlements, Nishikawa Rubber Co. will…

17th December 2017 > Read More

ERJ Top 10 Technology Stories

ERJ focus on significant developments and advances in rubber materials, processing and application technologies:  …

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ANRPC: Rubber prices “flat” in November

Kuala Lumpur – Natural rubber prices trended “flat” in November despite rising crude oil prices…

15th December 2017 > Read More

Datwyler to start Indian production unit mid-2018

Pune, India – Datwyler Sealing Solutions is preparing to start production of pharmaceutical rubber components at…

15th December 2017 > Read More

Oven to take stress out of relaxation tests

Brämhult, Sweden – Elastocon has introduced a new ageing oven for continuous stress-relaxation tests. The…

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Going Underground: NR mat is fire-safety “first”

London – VIP-Polymers Ltd has recently announced details of a collaborative project to manufacture a…

14th December 2017 > Read More

Nature to solve human problems with design

Detroit — Some 25-45% of consumer goods eventually fail in the marketplace and 95% of…

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Billionaire Sołowow in Synthos takeover bid

Oświęcim, Poland – Polish businessman Michał Sołowow, who owns 62.46% of shares in Synthos SA,…

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Report: Global tire volume to reach 2.7 billion units by 2022

Leatherhead, UK – Global tire market volume is poised to show 3.4% compound annual growth…

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Goodyear’s lean guru Majerus to retire

Akron, Ohio –  Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s lean manufacturing guru Norbert Majerus is to…

14th December 2017 > Read More