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Michelin adding farm tires in Brazil

Campo Grande, Brazil – Group Michelin is adding capacity for radial agricultural tires at its…

20th July 2016 > Read More

Triangle aims to expand operation, crack top 10

Weihai, China – Triangle Group Co. Ltd., the second largest tire manufacturer in China and…

20th July 2016 > Read More

US traffic body grants Conti’s noncompliance petition

Washington – The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has granted a Continental Tire…

19th July 2016 > Read More

ContiTech to build new hose plant in China

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech AG has signed a memorandum of understanding to build a new…

19th July 2016 > Read More

Trelleborg reports flat business in Q2

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has had an “eventful” second quarter completing three business transactions,…

19th July 2016 > Read More

Cabot to raise global prices

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. will increase prices, up to 6 percent globally, for speciality…

19th July 2016 > Read More

Ex-Pirelli exec to lead Bridgestone Europe

Brussels – Bridgestone has appointed Paolo Ferrari to the role of president and chief executive…

18th July 2016 > Read More

Henniges to open first plant in Poland

Prudnik, Poland – Henniges Automotive Holdings Inc. plans to open its first manufacturing plant in…

18th July 2016 > Read More

Pirelli opens retail store in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California – Pirelli Tire North America Inc. has opened a premium single-brand retail…

18th July 2016 > Read More

Lehigh creates joint venture with Hera in Spain

Barcelona, Spain – Lehigh Technologies Inc. is planning to grow in Europe with help from…

18th July 2016 > Read More

Evonik opens new competence centre for silanes in Germany

Essen, Germany – Evonik has opened a new silanes “competence centre” at its Rheinfelden site…

18th July 2016 > Read More

New passenger car demand up in Europe for 34th consecutive month

Brussels – European new passenger car registration grew for the 34th month in a row…

18th July 2016 > Read More

James Walker offers new marine elastomer

Sydney, Australia – For any vessels entering US Coastal Waters, environmentally acceptable lubricants (EAL) are…

18th July 2016 > Read More

Press release: Bluestar Silicones launches products for new markets

Bluestar Silicones, an overseas subsidiary of Bluestar Company, has recently launched new products in succession to…

15th July 2016 > Read More