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EC clears Dow-DuPont merger subject to conditions 

Brussels – DuPont Co.is divesting its Crop Protection Business and acquiring FMC’s health and nutrition…

10th April 2017 > Read More

Feature – JK Tyre maps out road to automation

Hanover, Germany –  Automation and the level of automation introduced in your system is a…

10th April 2017 > Read More

Final call: ERJ Survey of Rubber Compounders

Dear Industry Colleague, The May/June 2017 issue of European Rubber Journal magazine will feature our annual survey…

9th April 2017 > Read More

ETRMA launches study into tire-particle impact

Brussels – The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has launched a study into…

7th April 2017 > Read More

Apollo marks opening of Hungary tire plant

Budapest – Apollo Tyres is today marking the official opening of its new tire production plant…

7th April 2017 > Read More

Guilin wins first overseas tire-building machine order

Guilin, China – Guilin Rubber Machinery will be supplying an “independently-designed and manufactured” OTR tire…

7th April 2017 > Read More

Conti to invest $10m at US test site

Uvalde, Texas — Continental Tire the Americas LLC intends to invest $10 million (€9.4 million)…

7th April 2017 > Read More

Arlanxeo ups HNBR product prices globally

Maastricht, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo is raising the prices for its hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber…

6th April 2017 > Read More

Top Glove to open three new production plants by 2019

Shah Alam, Malaysia – Top Glove is set to start up three new production facilities…

6th April 2017 > Read More

Birla to supply carbon black to Linglong

Rayong, Thailand – Linglong International Tire Thailand (LLIT) and Indian Aditya Birla Group in Thailand…

6th April 2017 > Read More

Goodyear to raise prices in US for second time in 2017

Akron, Ohio – For the second time this year, Goodyear will increase prices across of…

6th April 2017 > Read More

Kraiburg TPE opens office in Sweden

Waldkraiburg, Germany – Kraiburg TPE has opened a sales office in Sunne, western Sweden to…

6th April 2017 > Read More

Sumitomo Rubber completes acquisition of Dunlop brand from Sports Direct

Shirebrook, UK – Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has completed the acquisition of the Dunlop brand…

5th April 2017 > Read More

Continental opens Chinese tire plant expansion

Hefei, China – Continental has opened a €250-million expansion of its tire plant in Hefei,…

5th April 2017 > Read More