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Trelleborg opens polyurethane facility in UK

Redford, UK – Trelleborg AB’s applied technologies operation inaugurated a new purpose built facility in…

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Doublestar inks stock purchase agreement with Kumho creditors – report

Seoul – Chinese tire maker Doublestar Tyre Co. has signed an agreement with Kumho Tire…

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Conti appoints new heads at PLT tire unit

Hanover, Germany – Continental’s passenger and light truck (PLT) tires development unit has appointed Marco…

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Michelin relaunching Defender line in North America

Greenville, South Carolina – Michelin North America Inc. is relaunching its Defender line of passenger…

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Zeon, Sumitomo Chemical complete SSBR joint venture

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. and Sumitomo Chemical Co. have completed the transfer of their solution…

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NR production falls 2.2% in early 2017

Kuala Lumpur – Production of natural rubber by member of the Association of Natural Rubber…

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Kumho Tire share purchase ‘looming’

Seoul, Korea – Kumho Tire creditors are set to close a deal on the sale…

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Denka raises neoprene prices again

LaPlace, Louisiana – Denka Performance Elastomer (DPE), which took over Dupont’s neoprene business in November…

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Kuraray raises elastomer prices for third time in 2017

Tokyo – Japanese chemicals company Kuraray has raised prices for its elastomer products for a…

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Mesnac, Rockwell extend partnership in smart manufacturing

Beijing – Mesnac and Rockwell Automation have signed a “strategic agreement” to conduct joint research…

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Kuraray chairman passes away

Tokyo – Kuraray has announced that its representative director and chairman, Fumio Ito, passed away…

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China’s Yiyang machinery group receives “large orders” from overseas

Yiyang, China – Yiyang Rubber & Plastics Machinery Group has received large orders from overseas…

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Michelin adding RFID to all truck tires in North America

Nashville, Tennessee – Michelin North America Inc. has begun building radio frequency identification (RFID) tags…

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Datwyler appoints new chairman

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler Holding Inc. has appointed Paul Haelg as the chairman of board…

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