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Conti marks start of new distribution centre project

Hanover, Germany – Continental and project developer Bertram Projektmanagement GmbH have held a ground-breaking ceremony…

2nd May 2018 > Read More

Hankook Q1 earnings, sales decline

Seoul – Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. reported a 9.8-percent drop in pre-tax operating profit for…

2nd May 2018 > Read More

Kumho Petrochemical rubber sales down 25%

Seoul – South Korean materials supplier Kumho Petrochemical has reported a decline in synthetic rubber…

2nd May 2018 > Read More

MacLellan wins order for pipeline rubber material

Wolverhampton, UK – MacLellan Rubber is to supply natural rubber (NR) material to a UK…

2nd May 2018 > Read More

Yokohama tires factory-equipped on new BMW M5

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd is supplying its global flagship Advan Sport V105 tires…

2nd May 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone joins circular economy programme

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100) programme,…

2nd May 2018 > Read More

Tariffs threat already impacting European TBR market

Birmingham, UK – While details of tariffs to be imposed by the EU on truck…

1st May 2018 > Read More

Michelin produces last tire at Ballymena plant

Ballymena, Northern Ireland –Michelin produced its final ever tire last week at its plant in…

1st May 2018 > Read More

Cooper suffers double-digit earnings decline

Findlay, Ohio – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. suffered double-digit drops in operating and net…

1st May 2018 > Read More

Nynas advances process oil for tires, rubber goods

Stockholm – Nynas has introduced a new process oil grade for rubber processors seeking to…

1st May 2018 > Read More

Researchers solve long-standing butadiene puzzle

Washington – Linear polyenes are hydrocarbon chains with unusual optical and electrical properties. They have…

1st May 2018 > Read More

Zeon posts strong elastomer results, expects declines this year

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. has seen strong growth in its elastomers business with year-on-year sales…

30th April 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone study highlights fatal tire failings

Birmingham, UK – Almost 75% of motorway incidents related to tire failure could be prevented…

30th April 2018 > Read More

IoM3 chief executive to retire

London –Dr Bernie Rickinson, chief executive of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3)…

29th April 2018 > Read More