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Chinese protests US anti-dumping finding

Beijing – The Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China officially is protesting…

5th September 2016 > Read More

UK manufacturing posted August revival

London – UK Domestic manufacturing witnessed a surprise post-Brexit boost last month, according to new…

2nd September 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Mexico keeps attracting rubber industry investment

London – Geographical proximity to a key market, cheap labour and good quality products have…

2nd September 2016 > Read More

Trelleborg acquires large solid tire distributor

London – Trelleborg has finalised the acquisition of UK-based distributor of solid off-the-road (OTR) tires,…

2nd September 2016 > Read More

Cooper completes CEO transition

Findlay, Ohio – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has completed the transition of its president…

2nd September 2016 > Read More

Doublestar doubles net profit despite tire sector woes

Qingdao, China – Despite the downturn in the Chinese tire sector, Doublestar has posted surge in…

2nd September 2016 > Read More

Turkey opens composite technologies centre

Istanbul, Turkey – A composite technologies center of excellence, built jointly by tire cord producer…

1st September 2016 > Read More

Rubber a key focus of ChemChina-Aramco MoU

Beijing – ChemChina and two Saudi companies, Saudi Aramco and the National Industrial Clusters Development…

1st September 2016 > Read More

Tristone adds plants in North America, India

Frankfurt, Germany – Tristone Flowtech Group GmbH is setting the stage to grow again –…

1st September 2016 > Read More

Krahn Chemie to distribute Chinese silanes in Europe

Hambourg, Germany – Chemicals distributor Krahn Chemie and China’s Nanjing SiSiB Silicones Co. Ltd. have…

1st September 2016 > Read More

Goodyear names new senior vice-president

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear has named Joe Zekoski, senior vice president and chief technical officer…

1st September 2016 > Read More

Trelleborg adds materials offerings to subsea market

Krokstadelva, Norway – Trelleborg’s offshore operation in Norway is expanding its production capability with a…

1st September 2016 > Read More

Interview: ContiTech exec enjoys new role in US

Colorado Springs, Colombia – When Andreas Gerstenberger returned to the US to lead ContiTech AG’s…

1st September 2016 > Read More

Trinseo to shut Italian latex facility

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo is to cease manufacturing operations at its latex facility in Livorno,…

1st September 2016 > Read More