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Lanxess completes €2.4bn acquisition of Chemtura, starts integration

Cologne, Germany - German speciality chemicals company Lanxess completed the acquisition of US supplier of flame…

24th April 2017 > Read More

Analysis: Rubber mixing plants of the future

Rubber mixers will have to become more automated and part of “holistic” production set-ups to…

24th April 2017 > Read More

Tires to play critical role in driver-less vehicles

London – Up to 15% of all new cars sold could be fully autonomous by…

24th April 2017 > Read More

Michelin Q1 results buoyed by high sales ahead of price rises

Clermont-Ferrand, France – French tire-maker Michelin has announced a 10% rise in sales in the…

21st April 2017 > Read More

Fenner bounces back following efficiency measures

London – Fenner PLC has posted a sharp rise in revenue and profits in the…

21st April 2017 > Read More

Hainan Rubber profits from NR price trend

Haikou, China –China’s largest natural rubber maker Hainan Rubber Group posted €8 million (61 million…

21st April 2017 > Read More

ZF reinvents itself to prepare for digital future

Friedrichshafen, Germany—The founders of auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen A.G. would not recognize their company today….

21st April 2017 > Read More

Dow launches new elastomers range: holding UK open day

Birch Vale, UK — Dow Polyurethanes has launched Hyperlast 153 series polyurethane elastomers which it…

21st April 2017 > Read More

Gates has stay-at-desk alternative to Hannover

London –  Gates Europe is not going to this year’s industrial technology trade fair Hannover…

21st April 2017 > Read More

Engel appoints new chief financial officer

ASchwertberg, Austria – Austrian machinery group Engel has appointed Markus Richter as chief financial officer…

21st April 2017 > Read More

Signs of recovery in European tire markets

 Brussels – The replacement tire market in Europe has had a strong start to 2017…

20th April 2017 > Read More

Cheng Shin to start up India and Indonesia tire plants in 2017

Chunghwa, Taiwan – Taiwan’s tire maker Cheng Shin, also known as Maxxis, is to start…

20th April 2017 > Read More

US finds higher levels of Chinese OTR tire subsidies

Quincy, Illinois – The US Department of Commerce’s (DOC) final results on its review of…

20th April 2017 > Read More

Report: Tire cord market on growth track to 2024

Ocean View, Delaware – The global tire cord & tire fabrics market was worth $3.85…

20th April 2017 > Read More