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Wacker silicones business posts 21% growth in Q2

Munich, Germany – Wacker AG’s silicones business has posted a 21-percent growth in earnings in…

18th August 2016 > Read More

Trelleborg acquires German AVS company

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg is acquiring Freudenberg-owned manufacturer of vibration control components and systems Schwab…

17th August 2016 > Read More

Hankook reports 54% rise in Q2 earnings

Seoul – South Korean tire-maker Hankook has posted a strong second quarter, with operating profit showing more…

17th August 2016 > Read More

Freudenberg Medical appoints new CEO

Carpinteria, California – Freudenberg Medical has appointed Max Gisbert Kley as its chief executive officer,…

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Abbott, Kraton sign distribution agreement

Cerritos, California – RD Abbott Co. Inc. has signed an agreement with Kraton Performance Polymers…

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Michelin settles patent lawsuit case in US

Greenville, South Carolina – Michelin North America, Inc., has reached “favourable settlement agreements” with Atturo Tire…

17th August 2016 > Read More

Conti expanding dandelion rubber research facility

Hanover, Germany  –  Continental is to expand its ‘tires from Taraxagum dandelion rubber’ project by…

17th August 2016 > Read More

Update: Goodyear confirms fourth fatality at Danville tire plant

Akron, Ohio — Goodyear has confirmed that another employee has died in an accident at…

17th August 2016 > Read More

China slowdown hits Taiwan plastics & rubber machinery exports

Taiwan – The plastics and rubber machinery industry in Taiwan has seen exports drop by…

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Polish company takes over Qingdao Meteor Rubber & Plastics

London – Polish manufacturer Sanok Rubber Company has signed a deal to become the sole…

17th August 2016 > Read More

Blair focuses on physical, mental growth

Seville, Ohio – Blair Rubber Co., like most rubber product manufacturers, is constantly evolving. The…

16th August 2016 > Read More

USW, Titan lose anti-dumping case against Indian OTR tires

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – The US Department of Commerce (USDOC)  has rejected a petition for anti-dumping…

16th August 2016 > Read More

Sri Trang: Buyers beware of under-the-weather rubber tappers!

Bangkok – The continuing slump in natural rubber (NR) prices could be storing up problems…

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Bridgestone cuts earnings forecast by 13% on Yen, lower sales

Tokyo – Bridgestone has downgraded its projections for its fiscal year to 31 Dec as…

16th August 2016 > Read More