News

Latest news and analysis from the global rubber industry

news-header

News

Lessons from the past: Using a telephone

London – For anyone unhappy with the cost of their phone bills today and the service-coverage…

10th December 2017 > Read More

Future Tire Conference 2018 – Call for Papers

European Rubber Journal, the organiser of the Future Tire Conference, is putting out a Call…

10th December 2017 > Read More

Brexit breakthrough sees EU citizens’ rights protected

Brussels – A breakthrough has been made in Brexit talks between the EU and the UK,…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg to open new sealing HQ in 2018

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (TSS) is expecting to move to its new global…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Wacker extends president’s contract for three years

Munich, Germany – Wacker Chemie AG’s supervisory board has extended the term of president and…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Continental consolidates textile reinforcement units

Fairlawn, Ohio – ContiTech AG has invested more than $9 million (€7.6 million) in its…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Turkey’s Kordsa to make $100m acquisitions in US

Istanbul, Turkey – Kordsa Inc, a Sabancı Holding subsidiary, is expanding its footprint in the…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Freudenberg develops new fluorinated rubber for seals

Plymouth, Massachusetts – Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, part of the German Freudenberg Group, has developed a…

7th December 2017 > Read More

Chinese firms advance rubber wet-mixing technology

Beijing – A project to for wet-mixing of elastomers with fillers has been completed in…

7th December 2017 > Read More

Nokian strengthens links with central European car makers

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres has been working to expand cooperation with car manufacturers in…

7th December 2017 > Read More

Birla appoints new head of speciality blacks business

Mumbai, India – India’s Birla Carbon has appointed Todd Cottrell as president, Specialty Blacks Business…

7th December 2017 > Read More

New FFKM grades have “lowest” compression set

Houston, Texas– Material & Design Solutions (MDS) of Houston has launched a new line of…

6th December 2017 > Read More

Chinese warehouse fire sparks NR price rally

London – A fire at a major natural rubber (NR) storage facility has contributed to a rally in…

6th December 2017 > Read More

ERJ snapshot of natural rubber prices

London – A fire at a major Chinese warehouse for storing natural rubber (NR) (see…

6th December 2017 > Read More