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ASTM moves to develop standards for rCB

West Consohocken, Pennsylvania – The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) is to launch…

7th February 2017 > Read More

Kraton announces TPE price hikes

Houston, Texas – Kraton Corp. has announced general price increase of $330 per tonne on…

7th February 2017 > Read More

US moulding company building up LSR capacity

Brea, California – MR Mold & Engineering Corp. is taking delivery of its seventh injection…

6th February 2017 > Read More

Michelin raises prices in Europe

Clermont-Ferrand, France – French tire-maker Michelin has announced price rises in the European replacement tire…

6th February 2017 > Read More

US finds material injury in OTR import case

Washington – The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has determined that the US tire industry…

5th February 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone developing wear-resistant bus tires

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has launched a joint-research project with Yokohama National University and the…

5th February 2017 > Read More

Foster to distribute Wacker silicone products in North America

Putnam, Connecticut – Medical and pharmaceutical distributed Foster Corp. has been appointed the exclusive distributor…

5th February 2017 > Read More

Ceat to build tire plant in Bangladesh

Bhaluka, Bangladesh – Ceat parent company RPG Group and Bangladesh Ak Khan have set up…

5th February 2017 > Read More

Hankook seeks “top-tier” position with new technology centre

For the Technical Centres feature in the Jan/Feb issue of European Rubber Journal magazine, Shahrzad…

5th February 2017 > Read More

Floods and speculators buoy natural rubber prices

London – Natural rubber prices have continued to ramp up with gains averaging around 20%…

3rd February 2017 > Read More

Conti calls full-time on football sponsorship

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG’s tire division is stopping its major football sponsorships within Europe,…

3rd February 2017 > Read More

Nokian lifted by winter tires, Russia

Nokia, Finland – Nokian has registered a “strong performance” in the final quarter of 2016,…

3rd February 2017 > Read More

Hankook buys Australian tire distributor

Seoul – Hankook Tire is acquiring 100% of JAX Tyres shares which it described as…

3rd February 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg to invest in Serbian tire plant

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB is planning a “major investment” in its agricultural/industrial tire plant…

2nd February 2017 > Read More