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Hankook eyes larger North American OE presence

Las Vegas – Hankook Tire America Corp. is counting on the start of production next…

21st December 2016 > Read More

Iran breaks ground on rubber plant expansion

Mahshahr, Iran – Iran has broken ground on a polybutadiene rubber (BR) production plant at…

20th December 2016 > Read More

Ceat to add capacity to face local market growth

Mumbai, India – Indian tire-maker Ceat Ltd is planning to increase tire production capacity to…

20th December 2016 > Read More

Kraton announces materials price rise

Houston, Texas – Kraton Corp. has announced price rises for some of its materials to…

20th December 2016 > Read More

US rubber parts manufacturer to boost European operation

Twinsburg, Ohio – Q Holding Co. manufacturer of precision-moulded elastomeric components, is about to make…

19th December 2016 > Read More

Arlanxeo’s new China research centre caters to local needs

Changzhou, China – Arlanxeo, the synthetic rubber joint venture between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco, inaugurated…

19th December 2016 > Read More

Nokian develops tire-tread monitoring system

Nokia, Finland – Finnish tire-maker Nokian has developed a scanning technology, SanpSkan, to measure the…

19th December 2016 > Read More

Michelin expands online retail offerings in North America

Greenville, South Carolina – Michelin North America Inc. is expanding its online retail tire sales…

17th December 2016 > Read More

Pirelli to sell Nexen brand in Brazil

  Seoul – Pirelli Tyre SpA’s Brazilian subsidiary has agreed to distribute Nexen-brand tires in…

16th December 2016 > Read More

SRI advancing overseas expansion plan with new technical centres

Tokyo – Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) will fully open its new US technical centre in…

16th December 2016 > Read More

ETRMA: Technology, regulation to cut CO2 emissions

Brussels – The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has called for progress in…

16th December 2016 > Read More

ANRPC reports “favourable” outlook for natural rubber markets

Kuala Lumpur – The global natural rubber industry is currently being driven by “favourable supply-demand…

16th December 2016 > Read More

Trelleborg gears up for digital age

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trellebrog AB is “investing heavily” in its digital offerings as it expects…

15th December 2016 > Read More

Hutchinson advances smart anti-vibration technology

Chalette-sur-Loing, France – French rubber parts makers Hutchinson SA has developed a new self-powering, active engine…

15th December 2016 > Read More