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Michelin UK unit to lead north European region

Stoke-on-Trent, UK – Michelin solutions UK team will be leading the fleet management operations of…

23rd January 2017 > Read More

Report: Doublestar selected as Kumho buyer

Seoul – Chinese tire maker Qingdao Doublestar has been selected by Kumho creditors as the…

20th January 2017 > Read More

Michelin to develop CSR web platform for natural rubber

Montpellier, France – Michelin has chosen agricultural industry software company SMAG to help it accelerate…

20th January 2017 > Read More

Entrepreneur sentenced for Cooper-Apollo insider trading scheme

Boston, Massachusetts – A Brookline, Massachusetts-based entrepreneur and private equity investor has been sentenced to…

20th January 2017 > Read More

Smithers upgrades Ohio tire test center

Ravenna, Ohio – Smithers Rapra has upgraded the treadwear testing capabilities at its Tire and…

20th January 2017 > Read More

Trinseo’s COO Martin Pugh to retire

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo’s executive vice president and chief operating officer Martin Pugh has announced…

20th January 2017 > Read More

Arlanxeo to increase prices for chloroprene rubber products

Maastricht, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo is increasing prices for chloroprene rubber and chloroprene adhesive grades…

19th January 2017 > Read More

Semperit, Sri Trang demerge Thai gloves JV

Vienna – Austrian rubber company Semperit and its Thai partner Sri Trang have agreed to…

19th January 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone’s South Africa plant impacted by electricity cuts

Brits, South Africa – Japanese tire maker Bridgestone has support a legal action against the…

19th January 2017 > Read More

Nynas opens new office in Colombia

Bogota – Nynas has opened a sales office for naphthenic speciality oils in Colombia, where…

19th January 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone acquiring French tire retailer Ayme

Brussels – Bridgestone Europe NV/SA has entered into an exclusivity agreement with the shareholders of…

18th January 2017 > Read More

Reliance–Sibur JV plans to build halobutyl rubber unit

Mumbai, India – Reliance Sibur Elastomers Private Ltd (RSEPL), a joint venture between Sibur and Reliance…

18th January 2017 > Read More

UK chemical makers to continue advising government on Brexit

London -  UK prime minister Theresa May’s 17 Jan announcement that the country will exit the EU single…

18th January 2017 > Read More

Nexen, Toyota Tsusho establish sales JV

Tokyo – Nexen Tire Corp. has established a sales subsidiary in Japan to handle its…

18th January 2017 > Read More