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Covestro eyes growth through innovation

Düsseldorf, Germany – Finding success takes time. That’s why materials maker Covestro AG is looking…

26th October 2016 > Read More

Huntsman tunes up TPU for K2016

Dusseldorf, Germany — Materials supplier Huntsman has announced will unveil an innoavative thermoplastic polyurethane for the…

26th October 2016 > Read More

Update: Goodyear to axe 890 jobs in German plant closure

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plans to close its passenger car and…

25th October 2016 > Read More

Attendance at K Show closing in on 200,000

Duesseldorf, Germany – Attendance at K 2016 is running about 6.3 percent above the last…

25th October 2016 > Read More

Trinseo to expand tire rubber capacity in Germany

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – As signalled at the K2016 trade show last week, Trinseo is to…

24th October 2016 > Read More

Avon seeking new CFO, issues trading update

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc’s group finance director Andrew Lewis is to leave the…

24th October 2016 > Read More

Toyoda Gosei develops technology for shape-retaining rubber

Kiyosu, Japan – Japan’s Toyoda Gosei has developed a shape-retaining rubber “that readily regains its…

24th October 2016 > Read More

Thailand wooing Conti for tire-plant investment

Bangkok – The Thai government is seeking French and German investment in its tire &…

24th October 2016 > Read More

Kraton starts up HSBC plant in Taiwan: CEO

Düsseldorf, Germany – Kevin Fogarty, CEO of Kraton Performance Polymers LLC, is excited to talk…

24th October 2016 > Read More

Sabic, ExxonMobil start up Kemya JV rubber plant

Jubail, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic) has announced the commercial start-up of…

24th October 2016 > Read More

Michelin eyes higher profits on lower costs

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Group Michelin expects to report increased operating income this year, based in…

24th October 2016 > Read More

Prea finds new owners for Slovenia moulder

Duesseldorf, Germany – UK consultancy Prea Ltd of Manchester, UK has recently helped to find new owners…

24th October 2016 > Read More

BMW/Puma footwear JV copies car of the future

Munich, Germany – BMW and PUMA have jointly launched a running shoe inspired by a…

24th October 2016 > Read More

Chinese production benefits European machinery makers

Duesseldorf, Germany – European plastics and rubber machinery makers are benefiting from a continuing shift…

24th October 2016 > Read More