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Dow to supply PU for puncture-proof bicycle tires

Beijing – Dow Chemical (China) and Beijing Mobike Technology have agreed to develop a long-term…

15th May 2017 > Read More

Future Tire 2017: Q&A with Shibu George, head of automation, Apollo Tires

Head automation & electronics at Apollo Tyres (Hungary) KFT, Shibu George, will give the opening…

15th May 2017 > Read More

Arlanxeo posts big increases in sales and earnings

Cologne, Germany – Arlanxeo, a 50/50 rubber joint venture between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco, has…

12th May 2017 > Read More

Gates appoints new EMEA president to support new strategy

Erembodegem, Belgium – Power transmission (PT) and fluid power systems supplier Gates Corp. has appointed…

12th May 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone Q1 income down, sales up

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp.’s operating income fell 5% in the quarter ended 31 March, due…

12th May 2017 > Read More

Report: HP tires market to reach €69bn by 2022

Leatherhead, Surrey – The high-performance (HP) tire sector will to continue to outpace the overall…

12th May 2017 > Read More

Dow Chemical unveils series of US investments

Midland, Michigan – Dow Chemical Co. is increasing its already major investments in its US-based…

12th May 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg boss defends CGS acquisition

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg president and CEO Peter Nilsson has defended the €1.1-billion purchase of…

11th May 2017 > Read More

Higher costs drive down Sumitomo’s Q1 earnings

Kobe, Japan — Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.’s operating income dropped 12.6% for the quarter ended…

11th May 2017 > Read More

Simulator helps Volvo save on tire prototypes

Torslanda, Sweden – Swedish car maker Volvo is saving time and money on tires, among…

11th May 2017 > Read More

EU synthetic rubber output declines in early 2017

Brussels –  Synthetic rubber makers missed out on a positive trend that saw a 1.6%…

11th May 2017 > Read More

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…

10th May 2017 > Read More

Apollo fiscal operating income unchanged

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

10th May 2017 > Read More