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Cooper reports lower Q3 sales, net income

Findlay, Ohio – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. reported lower sales and net income for…

2nd November 2016 > Read More

Federal-Mogul reports flat quarterly results

Detroit, Michigan – Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., the diversified auto supplier that billionaire investor Carl Icahn…

2nd November 2016 > Read More

Asia helps Cooper Standard to record Q3 sales and earnings

Novi, Michigan – Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has notched up “record” sales and profits in the…

1st November 2016 > Read More

Update: Tosoh raising chloroprene rubber prices

Tokyo – Tosoh Corp. is increasing prices for exported chloroprene rubber (CR) sold under the…

1st November 2016 > Read More

Nissan moves to shake up automotive parts supply chain

Tokyo — Nissan Motor is broadening its supplier network to include major international parts giants…

1st November 2016 > Read More

Versalis aims to expand rubber business in US

Milan, Italy – Versalis is looking to expand its synthetic rubber business in the US as part of an “internationalisation…

31st October 2016 > Read More

Safe-Run: Invalidated patent covered “old technology”

London – VMI’s announcement of the invalidation of a Safe-Run patent has drawn a response from…

31st October 2016 > Read More

Nynas opens depot in the US

New Jersey – Nynas is opening a storage and distribution facility for naphthenic speciliaty oils…

31st October 2016 > Read More

Brexit: UK ‘did not offer financial incentives’ to keep Nissan

London – A government minister has denied that Japanese car maker Nissan was offered financial…

31st October 2016 > Read More

Sempertrans still considering launch of US plant

Indianapolis – Semperit AG’s Sempertrans Conveyor Belt Technology business made a splash at the 2015…

31st October 2016 > Read More

Shin-Etsu Chemical to expand silicones business

Tokyo – Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. is planning to establish a new silicones production plant…

28th October 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Is EC the missing link in the circular economy?

London – The European Commission will need close collaboration with industry and accurate and reliable…

28th October 2016 > Read More

Guayule rolling toward use in mass production

Akron, Ohio – Guayule rubber is passing all its physical tests with one year to…

28th October 2016 > Read More

Asahi Kasei eyes top position with SSBR capacity expansion

Tokyo – Japanese speciality chemicals company, Asahi Kasei, is planning to expand its solution styrene-butadiene…

27th October 2016 > Read More