News

Latest news and analysis from the global rubber industry

news-header

News

VMI breaks ground on new Polish plant

Leszno, Poland – VMI broke ground on a new manufacturing facility in Leszno on 3…

11th November 2016 > Read More

Report: ChemChina rules out Kumho purchase

London – ChemChina has denied having bid for South Korean tire manufacturer Kumho Tire ,…

10th November 2016 > Read More

Conti rubber business posts flat Q3

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG’s Rubber Group has published its third quarter 2016 results, posting…

10th November 2016 > Read More

Orion boss upbeat about rubber blacks business

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons has noted a marked improvement in its rubber carbon blacks…

10th November 2016 > Read More

Reebok steps into advanced manufacturing race

Canton, Massachusetts – Fitness products manufacturer Reebok, part of Adidas, has introduced its Liquid Factory…

10th November 2016 > Read More

Carmakers manipulating TPMS tests, EU group alleges

Brussels – An EU campaign group has issued a report accusing car-makers of manipulating “indirect”…

9th November 2016 > Read More

Cimcorp to automate Petlas PCR expansion

Ulvila, Finland – Cimcorp has won a “significant order” to supply a fully automated handling…

9th November 2016 > Read More

Natural rubber price rally continues apace

London – Natural rubber (NR) prices are continuing to gain momentum in a rally that started two…

9th November 2016 > Read More

Hexpol revenues flat, as price pressure continues

Malmo, Sweden – Hexpol AB has reported flat third quarter results despite higher volumes, with…

9th November 2016 > Read More

Tech Rubber buys Italian retreader Salvadori

Johnstown, Ohio – Tire repair materials producer Technical Rubber Co. Inc. (TRC) has acquired Salvadori…

8th November 2016 > Read More

MOL/JSR to complete SSBR plant in 2017

Budapest – Hungarian petrochemical group MOL is on track to complete the construction of its…

8th November 2016 > Read More

Japan recognises Yokohama’s ‘super-computer’ tire research

Tokyo – A joint project between Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC) and Japan’s Institute of Space…

8th November 2016 > Read More

China’s Zhongjin to build rubber chemicals plant

Wuhai, China – Zhongjin Fine Chemical has announced its plan to build an additives plant…

8th November 2016 > Read More

Micro-Poise teams up with Siemens on tire measuring system

Streetsboro, Ohio – Micro-Poise Measurement Systems plans to replace an existing tire measurement system at…

7th November 2016 > Read More