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Update: ContiTech reorganises conveyor belts business

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech AG has reorganised its conveyor belts business to focus more on…

25th January 2017 > Read More

More chloroprene rubber hikes on the way

Tokyo – Japanese synthetic rubber suppliers Showa Denko and Tosoh Corp.have announced new price increaseson…

25th January 2017 > Read More

Synthos appoints new president

Oświęcim, Poland – Synthos board of management has appointed Zbigniew Warmuz as the president of…

25th January 2017 > Read More

Fire at Recticel’s Czech plant may impact automotive suppliers globally

A “serious fire” at Recticel International’s Most, Czech Republic, plant has forced the company to…

25th January 2017 > Read More

Kommerling UK names general manager

Preston, UK – Kommerling UK has named Lee Foulkes general manager for its operation in…

25th January 2017 > Read More

US increases duties against Chinese truck, bus tires

Washington – The US Department of Commerce final ruling on import duties on truck and…

24th January 2017 > Read More

EU tire sales improve slightly in 2016

Brussels – All tire segments except replacement agricultural tires saw increased sales for the full…

24th January 2017 > Read More

Datwyler reports revenue growth in all businesses

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler Group has reported a 4.3% increase in its “unaudited net revenue”…

24th January 2017 > Read More

ZF launches aftermarket service, appoints new head of division

Friedrichshafen, Germany – Automotive parts supplier ZF Group has launched an aftermarket business, supplying “OE…

24th January 2017 > Read More

James Walker to launch “next generation” O&G elastomers

Woking, UK – James Walker Group Ltd is introducing a “new generation” material for the oil &gas…

24th January 2017 > Read More

EU passenger car demand up 7% in 2016

Brussels – EU passenger car registrations showed a 6.8% increase in 2016, totalling 14,641,356 units…

24th January 2017 > Read More

Warehouse fire idles Federal plant temporarily

Taoyuan City, Taiwan – A fire on 17 Jan at a warehouse adjacent to Federal…

23rd January 2017 > Read More

Tire industry R&D spending remains stable

 Article published in ERJ’s January-February issue  R&D spending in the tire industry remains stable in…

23rd January 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg acquires US seal distributor

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has signed an agreement to acquire a privately owned…

23rd January 2017 > Read More