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WWF lauds Michelin’s sustainable rubber policy

Gland, Switzerland — The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is commending Group Michelin for adopting a…

26th August 2016 > Read More

VW plant to resume production as supplier dispute ends

Emden, Germany — Regular series production at Volkswagen’s Emden site will begin again on 29…

26th August 2016 > Read More

VMI owner expects orders to recover after Q2 China woes

Haaksbergen, The Netherlands – TKH Group NV, the parent company of tire-building machinery maker VMI,…

25th August 2016 > Read More

Toyoda Gosei to increase weatherstrip production in Mexico

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Automotive Sealing Mexico, SA de CV (TGASMX) is increasing its…

25th August 2016 > Read More

Appellate court affirms dismissal of suit against Cooper

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has affirmed a Delaware…

25th August 2016 > Read More

Rockwell helps Chinese tire-maker advance project in US

Shanghai, China – Rockwell Automation has helped an unnamed Chinese tire manufacturer build a plant…

25th August 2016 > Read More

Malaysian glove-maker delays plant start-up

Kuala Lumpur – Hartalega Holdings Bhd is delaying the planned comissioning of two production facilities…

25th August 2016 > Read More

SSBR surge buoys JSR’s elastomers business

Tokyo – JSR Corp.’s elastomers unit has posted a 7-percent, year-on-year increase in operating income,…

25th August 2016 > Read More

Report: Uncertainty looms over carbon black market in Europe

Article published in ERJ’s July/August issue: London – Price-rises and closures mark the most recent…

24th August 2016 > Read More

EBRD agrees loan package for second Brisa tire plant

London – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a $150-million (€133-million) long-term loan…

24th August 2016 > Read More

Distributor Weber & Schaer takes over Polymer-Service PSG

Hamburg, Germany – Weber & Schaer GmbH & Co. KG (W&S) is acquiring a majority…

24th August 2016 > Read More

PU elastane leader Huafon debuts with upstream materials

Shanghai, China – China’s largest PU elastane maker Huafon, with other businesses in shoe sole…

24th August 2016 > Read More

France tire market to grow at 6% to 2021 – report

New York – The French tire market is set to grow at a CAGR of…

23rd August 2016 > Read More

Michelin breaks ground on Mexican car tire plant

León, Guanajuato – Michelin has held an official ground-breaking for its 69th plant to be…

23rd August 2016 > Read More