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Tire price rises continue in Europe

London – Higher costs of raw materials, particularly natural rubber, has prompted further price rises…

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Goodyear posts ‘solid’ 2016 earnings

Akron, Ohio – Buoyed by strong performances in its Americas and Asia Pacific consumer tire…

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VMI introduces smart “vision technology” on machinery

Epe, The Netherlands – VMI has developed a vision technology that can “replace the eyes…

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Hankook targeting 15% growth in fiscal 2017

Seoul – Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is targeting 15% revenue growth in fiscal 2017 after…

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Tristone Flowtech reports growth with “internationalisation” plan

Frankfurt, Germany – Tristone Flowtech Group GmbH’s internationalisation plan is paying off, financial results compiled…

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Arlanxeo opens QC lab at Dutch EPDM plant

Geleen, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo has opened a manufacturing quality-control laboratory at its Chemelot Keltan…

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Momentive workers continue strike, get support from health leaders

Waterford, New York – Some 700 Momentive Performance Materials Inc employees are currently on strike…

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Evonik tests silica-silane blend in ‘green’ tires

Essen, Germany – Evonik has released a study that claims an SSBR-compatible silica-silane blend of…

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Datwyler posts 15% rise in earnings

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler Group has posted strong financial results for the full year 2016…

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Rogers acquires US silicone manufacturer

Rogers, Connecticut – Rogers Corp. has acquired Diversified Silicone Products Inc. (DSP), a custom silicone…

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Datwyler chairman to step down

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler Group’s annual general meeting on 7 March will see Ulrich Graf…

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Zeon reports further drops in nine-month results

Tokyo – Zeon Corp has reported a year-on-year fall in sales and profits in the…

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Versalis, Algeria to study petrochemical plant

Milan, Italy – Versalis and Algerian state energy company Sonatrach have signed a memorandum of…

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Russian cable manufacturer expands in Siberia

Tomsk, Siberia- Russian cable manufacturer Sibkabel has raised production of its recently launched rubber compounding…

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