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Arlanxeo continues to face market challenges

Cologne, Germany –Arlanxeo, the synthetic rubber joint venture between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco, achieved 19.2%…

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Cooper standard reports growth in sales, earnings

Novi, Michigan – Strong sales have helped automotive supplier Cooper-Standard Holdings to achieve an 8.5%…

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ETRMA backs in-vehicle-data legislation moves

Brussels – The European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has welcomed a European Parliament…

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Virginia jury issues €30m verdict against Hankook

Richmond, Virginia – A federal jury in Virginia has levied a verdict of $37.8 million…

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Omsk Carbon set to trial new Mogilev plant

London – The “phased start-up” of Omsk Carbon’s Mogilev carbon black plant is scheduled to…

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China’s Guilin Rubber to supply machinery to US project

Guilin, China – Guilin Rubber Machinery (GRM) is supplying new semi-steel hydraulic vulcanisers to a…

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Freudenberg Medical expands in the US

Anaheim, California – Freudenberg Medical is expanding both its thermoplastic and silicone moulding capabilities in…

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Fitterling to lead Dow Material Science division

Midland, Michigan – DowDuPont Inc. is making leadership changes as CEO Andrew Liveris prepares to…

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Dana could leapfrog driveline market with $6.1bn GKN tie-up

Toledo, Ohio — Dana and British supplier GKN agreed to a $6.1 billion (€4.9 billion)…

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Algerian tire plant set for Q3 start-up

London – First tires are expected to roll out from a new Algerian tire plant…

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Trelleborg Wheel Systems announces price hikes

Rome, Italy – Trelleborg Wheel Systems, a supplier of tires and wheels to agricultural and…

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Tristone to build plant in North Carolina

Frankfurt, Germany – Tristone Flowtech Group GmbH closed out a strong 2017 on a high…

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Lubrizol plans €65m global expansion for TPU

Wickliffe, Ohio – Lubrizol Corp. will expand production capacity and technology for its engineered polymers…

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Ford, Seat, Audi and BMW gain sales in UK market down 3%

London – Ford, Seat, Audi and BMW were among the few automakers that saw sales…

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