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Mitsui Chemicals to increase elastomer capacity

Tokyo – Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. is to add a new 5,000 tonnes/annum line for the…

3rd August 2016 > Read More

Rodolfo rolls out “world’s biggest” calenders

Solbiate, Italy – Rodolfo Comerio has unveiled the first of, what it says are, the…

3rd August 2016 > Read More

Nishikawa pleads guilty, to pay $130m for US price-fixing

Detroit, Michigan –Japanese supplier Nishikawa Rubber Co. agreed to plead guilty and pay $130 million…

3rd August 2016 > Read More

Chemours shares strengthen ahead of Q2 report

London – After a rocky time of late – and ahead of a second-quarter results…

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Opinion: Facing up to the great Brexit gamble

Article published in ERJ’s July/August issue: It will take the best part of five years…

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Fenner credits oil, gas, medical for improvement

Hessle, England—Fenner P.L.C. has had its share of difficulties because of the downturn in the…

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Yokohama launches high-pressure hydrogen gas hose

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has announced that from early August 2016 it will…

2nd August 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Cut tire plants down to size

Article published in the July/August issue of European Rubber journal magazine Tire plants will, in future,…

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Top 50 Global Non-Tire Ranking: Strongest gets stronger

Article published in the July/August issue of European Rubber journal magazine: European companies continued to lead…

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Chinese tire makers get smart

Article from the annual ERJ China Tire Report 2016, published as a supplement in the July/August…

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China Tire Report: Investment continues despite market difficulties

Article from the annual ERJ China Tire Report 2016, published as a supplement in the July/August…

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HF’s Limper to receive Herzlich medal at ITEC

Akron, Ohio  – Andreas Limper has been awarded the 2016 Harold Herzlich Distinguished Technology Medal…

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Firestone Liberia plantation to lay off 500 workers

Harbel, Liberia – Firestone Liberia, the indirect natural rubber-growing subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas, is laying…

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Pelmar Engineering on the move

Ramat Hasharon , Israel – Pelmar Engineering  is to relocate its headquarters from Ramat Hasharon,…

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