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Sales dip concerns Cooper Tire, despite higher earnings

Findlay, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has posted a 29.6% year-on-year increase in third quarter…

31st October 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg expands pipe seals manufacturing in US

Milford, New Hampshire – Trelleborg’s pipe seals operation has inaugurated an expansion at its manufacturing…

31st October 2017 > Read More

Gates aims for expansion, possible IPO

Denver, Germany – After almost two years of ownership by Blackstone Group LP of New…

31st October 2017 > Read More

Beaver, Mehler to partner in Europe

Fairlawn, Ohio –  Beaver Manufacturing Co. Inc. and Mehler Engineered Products Group have entered into…

31st October 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg ‘compensates’ for higher materials costs

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has reported a 3% increase in net sales for the…

30th October 2017 > Read More

Third quarter woes blow Goodyear off target

Akron, Ohio –  Rising raw materials costs and slowing sales in the third quarter have…

29th October 2017 > Read More

Konimpex adds new logistics facility in Poland

Kolo, Poland – Konimpex Ltd., a distributor of raw materials and chemicals for the tire…

29th October 2017 > Read More

Goodyear counts hurricane costs

Akron, Ohio –  In its third quarter results. Goodyear reported that several of its locations…

28th October 2017 > Read More

Future Tire 2018 – Save the date

The Future Tire Conference 2018, organised by European Rubber Journal, will be held  30-31 May, 2018 at the new…

28th October 2017 > Read More

Enviro set for China tire-recycling plant contract

Gothenburg, Sweden – Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB (Enviro) was the only final candidate in a…

27th October 2017 > Read More

Kumho workers reject unionisation of US plant

Macon, Georgia. — Workers at the Kumho Tire Georgia Inc. plant in Macon have rejected…

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ExxonMobil adding TPV corner-moulding grades

Friedrichshafen, Germany — ExxonMobil Chemical Co. will launch two new grades of Santoprene-brand thermoplastic vulcanizates…

27th October 2017 > Read More

Yokohama rolls out “most advanced” tire

Tokyo—Yokohama Rubber Co. has introduced a concept tire, called the BluEarth-air EF21, based on the…

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Farm tires from new GRI plant set for German show

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Sri Lankan tire maker GRI is to introduce new products for…

27th October 2017 > Read More