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VMI announces patent-invalidation win in Safe-Run dispute

Epe, The Netherlands – In a new development in the intellectual property dispute between the…

27th October 2016 > Read More

Hankook to start US tire plant in April, expects expansion

Seoul – Hankook Tire Co. Ltd has set its sight on further growth as part…

27th October 2016 > Read More

UK chemical makers meet Brexit minister

London -  UK chemical industry leaders got a chance for input into the upcoming Brexit…

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Maplan sets sights on US and Asia

Düsseldorf, Germany – Having moved 40km to an expanded new facility in Austria, Maplan is planning…

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Adidas to add US SpeedFactory in Atlanta

Duesseldorf, Germany – Adidas’ first SpeedFactory in Ansbach, Germany, will be joined in 2017 by…

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Covestro CEO trumps question of US presidency

Duesseldorf, Germany – Covestro AG’s Patrick Thomas, president of European plastics manufacturers association PlasticsEurope and…

26th October 2016 > Read More

Parker Hannifin buoyed by rebound in orders

Cleveland, Ohio – Parker Hannifin Corp. has reported an 8% year-on-year increase in net income,…

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Toyoda Gosei launches $5m US expansion

Dover, Ohio – Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd is investing in its Meteor Sealing Systems subsidiary….

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Trelleborg earnings up as Mitas integrates

Trelleborg, Sweden – As Trelleborg completed the integration of its latest acquisitions in the third…

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Conti launches OTR business in Americas

Fort Mill, South Carolina – Continental Tire the Americas LLC has initiated sales of OTR…

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Marangoni taps Pirelli for new CEO

Rovereto, Italy – Italian tire-maker Marangoni has appointed Dino Maggioni, a senior Pirelli manager, as…

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Kraiburg TPEs help BMW win award

Düsseldorf, Germany – A joint product developed by the BMW group and Kraiburg TPE has…

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Covestro eyes growth through innovation

Düsseldorf, Germany – Finding success takes time. That’s why materials maker Covestro AG is looking…

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Huntsman tunes up TPU for K2016

Dusseldorf, Germany — Materials supplier Huntsman has announced will unveil an innoavative thermoplastic polyurethane for the…

26th October 2016 > Read More