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UHP tires drive Hankook to 23% profit

Seoul – Hankook Tire has posted a 23% rise in operating profit for the third…

7th November 2016 > Read More

Semperit issues €140m in corporate loans

Vienna – Semperit Group has announced its largest ever capital market transaction with the issue…

7th November 2016 > Read More

Silent Sensors, CPI advance tire sensor technology

Wilton, UK – UK company Silent Sensors Ltd has developed new technology to manage tires…

6th November 2016 > Read More

Market focus: EU tire market ‘hinges on October’

Brussels – The European tire industry has been left hoping for a fourth-quarter recovery after…

4th November 2016 > Read More

Conti breaks ground on US commercial vehicle tires plant

Jackson, Mississippi – Continental has broken ground at the site of its new tire plant…

4th November 2016 > Read More

Russia gives Nokian a “positive surprise” in Q3

Nokia, Finland – Nokian’s results have shown a promising turn, with third-quarter sales and profits…

4th November 2016 > Read More

ContiTech breaks ground on new China hose plant

Qingdao, China – ContiTech has broken ground for a new €20-million plant for automotive hoses…

4th November 2016 > Read More

Goodyear reports higher income, lower sales in Q3

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear’s net income increased 17 percent on 9.5 percent lower sales for…

4th November 2016 > Read More

Farewell to Neumann, an industry leader in more than simple sales

Düsseldorf, Germany – It’s hard to believe that Peter Neumann is retiring. He will step…

4th November 2016 > Read More

Goodyear adding 50% capacity at China tire factory

Pulandian, China – Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has broken ground on a $485-million (€437-million)…

3rd November 2016 > Read More

Conti appoints first corporate technology officer

Hanover, Germany – Continental has appointed Kurt Lehmann as corporate technology officer (CTO), a newly…

3rd November 2016 > Read More

Solvay starts tire silicas production in South Korea

Brussels – Solvay has started production of highly dispersible silica (HDS) at its new plant…

3rd November 2016 > Read More

Mesnac adding rubber materials to broaden tire-industry portfolio

Qingdao, China – Chinese machinery maker Mesnac is adding new rubber material offerings to its…

2nd November 2016 > Read More

Aeolus mulls adding tire capacity outside of China

Jiaozuo, China (Nov. 1, 2016) — Aeolus Tyre Co. Ltd is exploring its options regarding…

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