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Lion Elastomers ups SBR prices

Geismar, Louisiana – Lion Elastomers will implement a price increase of 20% per pound ($440/tonne…

2nd April 2017 > Read More

Report: James Walker to unveil new O&G elastomer family

Cheshire, UK – A sealing products manufacturer from the United Kingdom is ready to release…

2nd April 2017 > Read More

Elastikote acquired by Iko Group companies

Seville, Ohio – IKO Group firms Blair Rubber and Hyload have acquired fellow Ohio-based business…

2nd April 2017 > Read More

Natural rubber price rally goes into reverse

London – Those insisting that the surge in natural rubber (NR) prices over recent months…

31st March 2017 > Read More

VMI appoints Holweg as new COO

Epe, The Netherlands – VMI Group has appointed Dr Edward Holweg as its new chief…

31st March 2017 > Read More

Sweden’s Enviro to build tire recycling plant in China

Gothenburg, Sweden – Scandinavian Enviro Systems and Chinese state-owned Vanlead Group have signed a memorandum…

31st March 2017 > Read More

Wacker opens training centre in Japan

Tsukuba, Japan – Wacker Chemie AG opened its Wacker Academy, a training centre for the…

31st March 2017 > Read More

Brexit trigger raises chemicals industry concerns

London – Chemicals manufacturers have warned of the need to protect trading-links after the Westminster…

30th March 2017 > Read More

Freudenberg Medical expands in China

Freudenberg Medical has opened a 13,000-square-foot expansion to its operations in Shenzhen, China. The project…

30th March 2017 > Read More

ElringKlinger to build automotive parts plant in Hungary

Dettingen, Germany – German auto parts supplier ElringKlinger is investing €21m to construct a new…

30th March 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone serves up new CSR programme

Tokyo — Bridgestone Corp. has unveiled a refined global corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitment called…

30th March 2017 > Read More

HF tops global tire & rubber machinery rankings

London – The HF group (Harburg-Freudenberger Maschinenbau GmbH) has retained its status as the world…

29th March 2017 > Read More

Nokian appoints Korhonen as president and CEO

Nokia, Finland — Nokian Tyres plc has appointed Hille Korhonen as its new president and…

29th March 2017 > Read More

Synthos, Michelin expand Nd BR tire rubber agreement

Oświęcim, Poland – Synthos SA and Groupe Michelin have recently signed a licencing agreement allowing…

28th March 2017 > Read More