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Top 10 tire makers to attend Tire Cologne 2018

Cologne, Germany – The world’s 10 largest tire makers will all take part in the…

10th May 2017 > Read More

Brexit barriers to trade, skills concern UK chemicals makers

London – The UK chemicals manufacturing industry is working hard behind the scenes to ensure…

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Apollo fiscal operating income unchanged

Gurgaon, India – Apollo Tyres Ltd.’s fiscal 2016-17 operating profit was unchanged from a year…

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Kraton to open HSBC plant in Taiwan

Houston, Texas – Kraton Corp is officially opening a 30 kilotonne per annum (ktpa) hydrogenated…

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Report: China extends anti-dumping duties on imported chloroprene rubber

Beijing – China has extended antidumping duties on rubber imported from Japan, the US and…

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Report: Self-driving cars bring uncertain future

Hilton Head, South Carolina – Visionaries have dreamed of self-propelled vehicles since Leonardo da Vinci…

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Nokian sees growth in all regions despite higher costs

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres plc has registered “steady growth” in the first three months…

9th May 2017 > Read More

Conti raises sales forecast on strong start to 2017

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has increased its sales projections for the year 2017 following…

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Chinese OTR tire makers appeal import duties

New York – Four Chinese OTR tire manufacturers have followed through on their promise to…

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Report: Petronas, Aramco study synthetic rubber production

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s Petronas and Saudi Aramco are investigating projects to build more petrochemical…

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Versalis exec to lead IISRP

Taipei, Taiwan – Enrico Lucchese, marketing manager for tire, styrenics modification, & latex within the…

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Marangoni sells solid tire assets to Onyx

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni Group has completed the sale of its solid tire manufacturing and distribution…

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Doublestar’s growth slows down after 2016 sales jump

Qingdao, China – Doublestar posted a 65% rise in 2016 revenue to €655 million (4.9…

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Trinseo reports overall growth in first quarter

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo reported overall growth in its first quarter financial statement, including a…

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