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New Standard for Anti-static and ESD Gloves – New Solution

OCSiAl has introduced a breakthrough solution for latex gloves with electrostatic discharge (ESD) properties that…

12th August 2016 > Read More

EU to probe Dow/DuPont merger

Wilmington, Delaware / Midland, Michigan –  The European Commission (EC) has initiated a ‘phase II…

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Strong Yen hits sales and earnings at Bridgestone

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has reported an 8-percent fall in operating income, to Yen218.2 billion,…

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Pirelli posts higher sales and margins

Milan, Italy –Pirelli & C. SpA has reported a 5.9-percent rise in first-half revenues to…

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Exports-drive improves sales at Gumotex

Prague – Gumotex produces automotive plastic parts such as air vents (pictured), head up displays,…

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German machinery makers forecast market slowdown

Frankfurt , Germany – German machinery companies have modified down their sales growth forecasts for…

10th August 2016 > Read More

Brexit prompts car makers to raise prices

London — PSA Group has raised prices for its new cars in the UK after…

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Arlanxeo posts marked drop in sales and earnings

Cologne, Germany – Sales at Arlanxeo – the 50/50 synthetic rubber JV between Lanxess and…

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Datwyler buying German moulder Ott

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler is acquiring German company Ott, which it said will add injection…

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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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