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US firm says soybean oil ‘best natural additive’

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – With the current trend toward replacing petrochemical additives with natural substances, the…

16th November 2016 > Read More

Limper: Complexity driving change in rubber mixing

Manchester, UK – Makers and end-users of rubber-mixing equipment must look to automation to deal…

15th November 2016 > Read More

Linglong Tire posts profit jump in Q3; mulls overseas acquisition

Yantai, China – Linglong Tire reported a 76 percent jump in net profit less non-recurring…

15th November 2016 > Read More

Zeon elastomers business markers all down at H1

Tokyo – Zeon Corp.’s elastomers business has posted a 23% drop in operating income to…

15th November 2016 > Read More

Yokohama reports sharp decline in results amid slowdown

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has posted sharp declines in its first three quarter…

14th November 2016 > Read More

SRI claims breakthrough in natural-rubber research

Kobe, Japan – Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd is claiming a major breakthrough from its research…

14th November 2016 > Read More

Price pressure tips Arlanxeo sales down

Cologne, Germany – Arlanxeo – 50/50 rubber joint venture between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco –…

14th November 2016 > Read More

Triangle reports flat profit on revenue decline

Weihai, China – Triangle Tyre posted flat net profit of €76 million (567 million yuan)…

14th November 2016 > Read More

Market Report: Chloroprene rubber prices see sudden hikes by suppliers

London – A number of major suppliers have announced an increase in their chloroprene rubber…

11th November 2016 > Read More

Apollo expanding capacity and R&D in India

Chennai, India – Apollo Tyres is in expansion mode, with plans to set up a…

11th November 2016 > Read More

VMI breaks ground on new Polish plant

Leszno, Poland – VMI broke ground on a new manufacturing facility in Leszno on 3…

11th November 2016 > Read More

Report: ChemChina rules out Kumho purchase

London – ChemChina has denied having bid for South Korean tire manufacturer Kumho Tire ,…

10th November 2016 > Read More

Conti rubber business posts flat Q3

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG’s Rubber Group has published its third quarter 2016 results, posting…

10th November 2016 > Read More

Orion boss upbeat about rubber blacks business

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons has noted a marked improvement in its rubber carbon blacks…

10th November 2016 > Read More