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Yokohama to open largest overseas R&D centre in US

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. is to start up a tire research & development…

31st August 2016 > Read More

Update: Goodyear Thailand to build €140m aircraft tire plant

Bangkok – Goodyear Thailand is planning to invest 5.63-billion bhat (€146 million) in building a…

31st August 2016 > Read More

Weak markets hamper Ansell growth

Sydney, Australia – Ansell Ltd, a supplier of rubber protection products, has reported a drop…

31st August 2016 > Read More

US Zinc to raise spot premium prices for zinc oxide

Houston, Texas – US Zinc has increased spot premium prices for all grades of zinc…

31st August 2016 > Read More

Hainan Rubber posts drop in net losses

Haikou, China – China’s largest natural rubber maker Hainan Rubber Group reported a drop in…

30th August 2016 > Read More

Taiwan machinery makers aim for emerging markets

Taipei, Taiwan — In the face of slackening demand from mainland China, enterprising Taiwanese machinery…

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Michelin buying Brazilian cycle tire maker

Paris — Group Michelin is acquiring Levorin Pneus e Camaras, a Brazilian manufacturer of bicycle…

30th August 2016 > Read More

US affirms anti-dumping duties on Chinese TBR tires

Washington – The US Department of Commerce has made an affirmative preliminary determination in the…

30th August 2016 > Read More

Sibur TPEs spur rubber business growth

Moscow – Sibur Holding has posted a strong first half for its synthetic rubber business…

30th August 2016 > Read More

Report: Mexico plant “a big deal” for Michelin

LEÓN, Mexico – Group Michelin has started construction in Mexico of its 21st factory in…

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Cooper Standard opens new India HQ

Pune, India – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. celebrated the opening of its new India headquarters…

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SRI earnings up despite lower sales

Kobe, Japan – Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (SRI) reported a 5.2-percent improvement in operating income…

30th August 2016 > Read More

ANRPC: Rubber prices stuck at ‘ground-zero’

Kuala Lumpur –  There has been no significant strengthening in natural rubber (NR) pricing despite…

26th August 2016 > Read More

Emissions concerns drive fluoroelastomers’ market growth – study

Hyderabad, India – The fluoroelastomers market is set to grow at a CAGR of 4.0…

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