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Stern Rubber poised for growth following acquisition

Staples, Minnesota – Stern Rubber Co. is readying for a new frontier, while not abandoning…

22nd July 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Rubber production revved up by EU car industry

Article published in ERJ’s July/August issue: Recent movements by leading European rubber manufacturers signal an…

22nd July 2016 > Read More

Global tire market to grow 8.4% by 2021

New York – The global tire market is set to grow at a CAGR of…

22nd July 2016 > Read More

Safic-Alcan to distribute DuPont’s Vamac across Europe

Paris – Speciality chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan has extended its exclusive agreement with DuPont Performance Materials…

21st July 2016 > Read More

Evonik starts up Brazil silica plant

Essen, Germany – Evonik Industries started its precipitated silica production plant in São Paulo, Brazil…

21st July 2016 > Read More

Lawsuit leads to artificial turf producer’s acquisition

Dalton, Georgia – A $30-million (€27-million) judgment in a patent infringement lawsuit has led to…

21st July 2016 > Read More

ExxonMobil to expand UK speciality elastomers capacity

Houston, Texas – ExxonMobil is planning to expand its speciality elastomers plant in Newport, Wales,…

21st July 2016 > Read More

ContiTech closes Canadian belting plant

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech AG has closed down its site in Bowmanville, Canada, due to…

21st July 2016 > Read More

Yokohama considering US, Mexico for new plant

Mexico City –Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd (YRC) expects to announce later this year where it…

21st July 2016 > Read More

New president and CEO for Bridgestone Europe, Middle East & Africa

Brussels – Bridgestone Corp. has appointed Paolo Ferrari as president and CEO of its Europe,…

20th July 2016 > Read More

Sumitomo Rubber to produce TBR tires in Brazil

Osaka, Japan – Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (SRI) is to begin production of truck and…

20th July 2016 > Read More

DuPont’s largest compounding plant opens in China

Shenzhen, China – DuPont Performance Materials inaugurated its largest compounding plant on 19 July. The…

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Report: Cabot plans to add techical center in Shanghai

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. will add a new application innovation laboratory in Shanghai to…

20th July 2016 > Read More

Goodyear to expand PCR capacity in Dalian

Liaoning, China – Goodyear is to add 3 million annual capacity for passenger car tires…

20th July 2016 > Read More