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Datwyler to build €90m plant in US

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler is building a new plant in Delaware to manufacture elastomer components…

5th October 2016 > Read More

Conti buys US racing tire manufacturer Hoosier

Hanover, Germany – Continental Corp. has expanded its tire portfolio with two recent purchases in…

4th October 2016 > Read More

Mitsubishi Chemical to market TPEs in Vietnam

Tokyo – Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. (MCC) has established a new performance polymer business network in…

4th October 2016 > Read More

Teknor Apex, Gumdrop recycle chewing gum into TPEs

London – UK-based Gumdrop Ltd has teamed up with Teknor Apex to develop technology to…

4th October 2016 > Read More

Pirelli to invest €200m in Romania plant

Slatina, Romania – Pirelli is set to invest some €200 million in its Slatina production…

4th October 2016 > Read More

Solvay to add silica capacity at US plant

Princeton, New Jersey – Solvay is adding 10,000 tonnes of capacity to its Chicago Heights,…

4th October 2016 > Read More

Freudenberg-NOK expands US facility

Morristown, Indiana – Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies celebrated the completion of its 20,000-sq.-ft. expansion in Morristown…

4th October 2016 > Read More

Datwyler completes acquisition of German injection moulding company

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler Group has completed the acquisition of German company Ott, which it…

4th October 2016 > Read More

UK puts 19th century rubber calender on display

Bradford-on-Avon, UK – A restored 19th century rubber calender has been put on display at…

3rd October 2016 > Read More

Bluestar Silicones moves production site in Brazil

Joinville, Brazil – Bluestar Silicones has moved its production facilities from Santo André, Sao Paulo,…

3rd October 2016 > Read More

Trelleborg completes AVS firm’s acquisition

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg completed, on 1 Oct, the acquisition of Schwab Vibration Control, a…

3rd October 2016 > Read More

Second Semperit boss opts out

Vienna – Semperit Group’s chief information officerDeclan Daly is leaving the company in June 2017…

3rd October 2016 > Read More

Yokohama names new tire division president

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has promoted Masataka Yamaishi, head of corporate planning, to…

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Sumitomo Chemical opens Mexico subsidiary, expands Indian capacity

Guadalajara, Mexico – Sumitomo Chemical Co. is expanding its polypropylene compounding business, establishing a new…

3rd October 2016 > Read More