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Cabot tracks progress of European pricing move, inventories

Boston, Massachusetts  – Cabot Corp. aims to introduce a feedstock-related pricing differential into contract negotiations…

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Yokohama reports HI earnings slump

Tokyo –  Yokohama Rubber Co. has posted a 37.9-percent fall in operating profit, to Yen15.7…

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Cooper monitoring US truck tire tariff situation

Findlay, Ohio –  Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. expects its pending deal to buy control…

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Brexit puts MG’s planned mainland Europe sales start in doubt

London – Brexit could hit MG’s already long-delayed plan to expand sales into mainland Europe,…

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Elastolan adopts Chemtura MbOCA replacement

Angsvagen, Sweden – Polyurethane cast parts and rollers manufacturer Elastolan has replaced the curative MbOCA…

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Nokian Tyres posts lower sales and earnings

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres plc has reported a 0.7-percent fall in operating profit to…

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Kanwar: Europe, branding, retail key to future of Apollo

Kochi, India –  Apollo Tyres Ltd has just completed a “watershed” financial year, chairman Onkar…

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Retreader Vacu-Lug tracking routes to success, post-Brexit

Lincolnshire, UK –  In the wake of “Brexit,” where the citizens of the UK voted…

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Trinseo ups latex and rubber earnings, sells Brazil unit

Berwyn, Pennsylvania -  Trinseo has reported a 6-percent fall in revenues at its latex business…

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Volvo approves Enviro’s recycled carbon black

Gothenburg, Sweden – Volvo Car Corp. has approved the use of recycled carbon black in…

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Titan reports lower Q2 sales and income

Quincy, Illinois – Titan International Inc. reported a 46.7-percent drop in income from operations and…

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Report: LG Chem to build new elastomers plant

Seoul – LG Chem is to build a new elastomer plant with a production capacity…

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Sumitomo to double capacity at US tire plant

Tokyo – Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd (SRI) is to double production capacity for passenger car…

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Orion aims to offset impact of carbon-black feedstock costs

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons expects a bounce-back in earnings at its Rubber Carbon Black…

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