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Japan’s Toyoda Gosei to expand Czech plant

Klášterec nad Ohří, Czech Republic – Japanese car parts maker Toyoda Gosei has unveiled plans…

13th October 2016 > Read More

Linglong becomes VW’s first local supplier in China

Yantai, China - Germany’s Volkswagen Group has chosen Linglong Tire as its first local supplier in…

13th October 2016 > Read More

Albis unveils polyamide adhesion modified TPV grades

Hamburg, Germany – Albis Plastic GmbH has added some new polyamide adhesion-modified thermoplastic vulcanisates (TPVs)…

13th October 2016 > Read More

Engel acquires to advance Industry 4.0 strategy

Schwertberg, Austria – Injection moulding machinery company Engel has announced it has acquired manufacturing execution…

12th October 2016 > Read More

Sentury unveils graphene tires

Qingdao, China – Qingdao Sentury Tire Co. Ltd. and Huagao Graphene Technology Corp. have unveiled…

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Vorbeck introduces graphene-reinforced HNBR

Jessup, Maryland – Vorbeck Materials Corp. has introduced the first in a new range of…

12th October 2016 > Read More

Expert explores areas of growth for glogbal TPE market

Fairlawn, Ohio – The global thermoplastic elastomer market is maturing in some sectors, but still…

11th October 2016 > Read More

Farrel’s new US site ready to open

Akron, Ohio – HF Mixing Group GmbH’s Farrel Corp. subsidiary is getting ready to open…

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Marangoni to launch new compounds division at K2016

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni Group will officially launch a new technical compounds division at the…

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Orion to repurpose tire carbon black line in South Korea

Yeosu, South Korea – Orion Engineered Carbons will convert a tire-grade carbon black production line…

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Trinseo closes SB latex plant in Italy

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo has ceased manufacturing at its latex binders business at Livorno, Italy,…

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Pirelli honours nine suppliers

Milan, Italy – Pirelli has honoured 9 suppliers with Supplier Awards for 2016, recognising their…

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Zochem parent completes Chapter 11 restructuring

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Horsehead Holding LLC, the parent of zinc oxide producer Zochem Inc., said…

10th October 2016 > Read More

VMI, Safe-Run trade patent-dispute claims at US show

Akron, Ohio —Two manufacturers of tire building machines are embroiled in a patent infringement dispute…

10th October 2016 > Read More