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Cimcorp to expand operations at HQ site

Ulvila, Finland – Cimcorp is to expand its production and office facilities at its headquarters…

9th May 2018 > Read More

Kumho’s 2017 profits plunge on materials costs, OE decline

Seoul – Kumho Tire Co. Inc. suffered an 81.2% drop in pre-tax operating profit for…

9th May 2018 > Read More

Arlanxeo sales, earnings down by more than 20%

Cologne, Germany – Arlanxeo has seen significant falls in both sales and earnings in the…

8th May 2018 > Read More

EC imposes anti-dumping duties on Chinese TBR tires

Brussels – The European Commission on 4 May issued details of the provisional anti-dumping duties…

8th May 2018 > Read More

Future Tire: Q&A with Pelmar’s Jacob Peled

In this Q&A, Jacob Peled, executive chairman Pelmar Engineering Group, gives his views on the development of new…

8th May 2018 > Read More

Good chemistry in the EU market

Brussels – The European chemical sector has continued to perform strongly in 2018, with output…

8th May 2018 > Read More

Carbon black market faced with challenges

Hilton Head, South Carolina – Demand for domestic carbon black already is starting to outstrip…

7th May 2018 > Read More

ContiTech plans ‘multi-million-euro’ investment in China

Hanover, Germany – Continental is earmarking a “high double-digit million Euro” amount to expand its…

4th May 2018 > Read More

Nexen recruitment drive for Czech tire plant

Prague – Nexen Tire has ramped up the recruitment drive for its under-construction tire plant…

4th May 2018 > Read More

Thailand’s Otani expanding, eyes US for growth

Las Vegas – Thailand’s Otani Tire Co. Ltd. is looking to expand its presence in…

4th May 2018 > Read More

GM honours six tire makers as suppliers of the year

Orlando, Florida – Tire makers Bridgestone Corp., Continental Tire the Americas, Goodyear, Hankook Tire America…

4th May 2018 > Read More

Sector focus: Rubber moulding machinery

Automation technologies are now becoming a significant driver in rubber injection moulding machinery market. Patrick…

4th May 2018 > Read More

Acquisitions on the radar for buoyant Avon Rubber

London – Avon Rubber plc is on the acquisition trail on the back of continuing…

3rd May 2018 > Read More

ETRMA: Used-tire figures improve but concerns remain

Brussels – New national collection schemes and increased production of rubber granulate have driven up…

3rd May 2018 > Read More