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Brexit “immaterial” to Goodyear in UK

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear does not expect the UK referendum decision to leave the European…

1st August 2016 > Read More

Federal-Mogul reports increased profit, lower sales

Southfield, Michigan – Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., the diversified auto supplier controlled by longtime Wall Street…

1st August 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Slump hits most, but not all, Chinese tire makers

Article from the annual ERJ China Tire Report 2016, published as a supplement in the July/August…

29th July 2016 > Read More

Mesnac takes lead on RFID standards for tires

Brussels  – Chinese tire-manufacturing machinery and technology company Mesnac has led a workgroup meeting in Brussels to help…

29th July 2016 > Read More

Analysis – Goodyear aims to cut path through Europe’s cheap-imports wave

London – The Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region is again happy hunting ground…

29th July 2016 > Read More

Cabot carbon black earnings up despite Asian sales dip

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp has posted a 9.4-percent, year-on-year rise in third quarter earnings…

29th July 2016 > Read More

Kraton posts strong Q2 results, notes challenges ahead

Houston, Texas – Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. has posted an almost four-fold growth in earnings…

29th July 2016 > Read More

Price-rally but NR markets remain in the doldrums

Article published in July/August issue of European Rubber Journal magazine: London – In natural rubber…

29th July 2016 > Read More

Europe shores up Q2 earnings at Goodyear

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has posted a 3.5-percent drop in segment…

28th July 2016 > Read More

Vipal Rubber starts retreading products JV in Europe

Nova Prata, Brazil – Vipal Rubber has recently formed a joint venture with Mezcla Caucho…

28th July 2016 > Read More

Sales dip at Shin-Etsu’s silicones business

Tokyo -  Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd’s silicones business achieved a marginal rise in earnings on…

28th July 2016 > Read More

Update: Automotive parts maker Henniges to launch Polish plant

Auburn Hills, Michigan – Global auto component manufacturer Henniges Automotive Holdings Inc has announced plans…

28th July 2016 > Read More

Future Individual Mobility – Consequences for the Tire Industry

In his keynote address to the recent Future Tire Conference 2016, Christian Kötz, president of…

28th July 2016 > Read More

ContiTech purchases Australian air springs producer

Sydney, Australia—ContiTech AG has acquired Vulcanite Pty Ltd. to bolster its air springs business and…

28th July 2016 > Read More