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Linglong plans new subsidiaries, Thai site expansion

  Yantai, China – Linglong Tire is to set up three fully-owned subsidiaries and a…

28th February 2017 > Read More

Korean synthetic rubber suppliers in expansion mode

Seoul – Two Korean speciality chemicals suppliers, LG Chem and Kumho Petrochemical, are expanding their…

28th February 2017 > Read More

Peled: M&As a big deal for tire industry

Hanover, Germany – Merger & acquisition (M&A) activity has had a significant impact on the…

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LSR O-rings adding to HIV protection

Belfast – Researchers at Queens University Belfast in Northern Ireland have observed that reservoir and…

28th February 2017 > Read More

Arlanxeo increases chloroprene rubber prices again

Maastricht, The Netherlands – For the third time in just over three months, synthetic rubber manufacturer…

27th February 2017 > Read More

SRI uses bio-liquid rubber in winter tire for better ice-grip

Tokyo – Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has developed a winter tire using Kuraray-supplied liquid farnesene…

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Hankook opens European test centre for winter tires in Finland   

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Hankook Tire Europe has opened its own European test facility for winter…

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Adidas reports 11% rise in earnings

Herzogenaurach, Germany — Sportswear company Adidas has reported an 11% year-on-year rise in its fiscal…

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Bridgestone claims NR-beating isoprene rubber

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has claimed a breakthrough in creating synthetic isoprene rubber (IR) through…

24th February 2017 > Read More

SR price pressures ‘set to ease’ after Q2

Hanover, Germany –  Current upward pressures on synthetic rubber (SR) prices should ease off after the…

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Trinseo posts “record sales” for synthetic rubber

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Materials and synthetic rubber supplier Trinseo has posted a strong earning performance…

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Continental, Caterpillar team up for tire design

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG and Caterpillar Inc. have agreed to collaborate on designing new…

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Conti aims to capitalise on retreads acquisition

London – Continental Tyre Group officials rolled into London on 22 Feb to show off recent…

23rd February 2017 > Read More

US not to levy antidumping, countervailing duties on Chinese TBR tires

Washington – By a 3-2 vote, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has determined the…

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