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CNRC, Pirelli approve asset swaps

Milan, Italy  — China National Rubber Co. (CNRC) and Pirelli & Co. SpA have approved…

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Sumitomo, Zeon unveil SBR joint venture plan

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. and Sumitomo Chemical Co. are planning a joint study on the…

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Food sector taking chances with cheap imported seals

Wolverhampton, UK – The food industry needs to do more to ensure its supply chain…

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Sentury ‘eyeing two US states’ for new tire plant

Memphis, Tennessee — Local media in Georgia and Tennessee are reporting that China’s Qingdao Sentury…

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UK chemical makers more upbeat after Brexit vote

London – Having warned about severe, potential downsides for business before the referendum, UK chemical and…

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Cooper Q2 earnings up, sales down

Findlay, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. reported 10.5 percent higher operating income for the quarter…

4th August 2016 > Read More

Storm-hit Chinese machinery makers looking overseas

Article published in the China Tire Report 2016, an annual supplement in the July/August issue…

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Cheap imports undermine EU retreading industry

Article published in ERJ’s July/August issue: The upward trend of cheap truck tire imports into…

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Michelin stays on target despite slowing markets

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Michelin expects some loss of momentum in markets for passenger car and…

3rd August 2016 > Read More

Conti raises forecast on strong rubber business showing

Hanover, Germany –  Continental AG has raised its earnings forecast for fiscal 2017 following better-than-expected…

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Teijin notes higher sales of aramid tire cord products

Tokyo – First quarter sales of Teijin’s Twaron para-aramid fibres “expanded firmly” particularly in automotive markets,…

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UK rubber manufacturers get new BTEC training course

London – The UK rubber manufacturing industry is to get a much-needed boost to training…

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Conti launches Americas OTR business

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

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ContiTech expands partnership in Mexico

Fairlawn, Ohio – Continental AG’s ContiTech division has completed a product changeover to its brand…

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