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Michelin metal 3D printing JV to create “exceptional performance”

London – Michelin and French machinery supplier Fives have set up a 50/50 joint venture…

12th January 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone runflats OE fitment on Lexus

Tokyo – Bridgestone’s Turanza T005 run-flat technology (RFT) tires will be the standard tire mounted…

12th January 2017 > Read More

Ansell develops “world’s thinnest” chemical resistant disposable glove

Brussels – Ansell has announced the production of what it claims to be “the thinnest…

12th January 2017 > Read More

Conti to sell shares in Pakistani tire company

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has confirmed that it is selling its shares in Pakistan’s…

11th January 2017 > Read More

Toyo increases focus on North American

Osaka, Japan –Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. has cranked up focus on North America a…

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Denka to increase polychloroprene prices

LaPLACE, Louisiana – Denka Performance Elastomer LLC will increase the prices of its Denka Neoprene…

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Michelin debuts Pilot Sport 4 S at Detroit auto show

Detroit, Michigan – Michelin’s newest ultra-high-performance tire – the Pilot Sport 4 S – will…

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Arlanxeo: Mixing oil and rubber

Based on feature article published in ERJ’s November/December issue: Patrick Raleigh interviews Jan Paul de…

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Iran to build synthetic rubber plant near Turkish border

Tehran – Iran is planning to build a major petrochemical plant with synthetic rubber production…

10th January 2017 > Read More

Final bidding round for Kumho set for 12 Jan

Seoul – A final round of bids for a 42.1% controlling stake in Kumho Tire…

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Roborace announces Michelin as official tire sponsor

London – Roborace has named Michelin as its official tire partner, according to a news…

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Bridgestone to invest €170m at US facility

Wilson, North Carolina – Bridgestone Americas Inc. said it will make an additional $180 million…

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Momentive to showcase silane products for tire-makers at TTE

Waterford, New York – Momentive Performance Materials Inc. will be displaying a number of NXT silane…

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Pyrolyx chairman to step down

Munich, Germany – The chairman of Pyrolyx AG‘s supervisory board, Thorsten Gohlke, will step down…

9th January 2017 > Read More