News

Latest news and analysis from the global rubber industry

news-header

News

Amerityre sales hit by soft farm incomes

Boulder City, Nevada – Polyurethane tire-maker Amerityre saw sales fall by around 20 percent in the…

16th May 2016 > Read More

Mexican tread rubber producer relocates European HQ

Beverdonk, Belgium – Mexican tread rubber producer Industrias de Hule Galgo SA de CV has…

16th May 2016 > Read More

Nokian introduces flexible working deal for Finnish plant workers

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres has introduced a flexibility agreement for employees of its in…

16th May 2016 > Read More

Pirelli-ChemChina merger effective in June

Milan, Italy – The merger of Pirelli & C. SpA and China National Chemical Corp….

16th May 2016 > Read More

UK chemical makers buck negative trend

London – Company members of the Chemical Industries Association (CIA) have reported a strong start…

16th May 2016 > Read More

Michelin sues tire companies for patent infringement

Greenville, South Carolina – Michelin North America has filed suit against Atturo Tire Corp. and…

13th May 2016 > Read More

Shape of the ‘New Dow’ emerges

Midland, Michigan — Following its planned merger with DuPont, the shape of the New Dow…

13th May 2016 > Read More

Yokohama posts 42% profit decline in Q1

Tokyo— Yokohama Rubber Co. has registered a 42-percent decline in operating profit, to ¥6.9 billion…

13th May 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Orion hunting better carbon black returns

London – A recurring complaint in the current batch of results announcements by materials and…

13th May 2016 > Read More

Omsk announces “first” ever carbon black price-rise

Omsk, Russia – Omsk Carbon Group (OCG) is increasing prices for its carbon black products…

13th May 2016 > Read More

EU new-car demand up 32 months in a row

Brussels – The EU passenger car market grew for a 32nd consecutive month, registering a…

13th May 2016 > Read More

India mulls Chinese anti-dumping measures

Gurgaon, India – The Indian government has reportedly launched an investigation into alleged dumping of…

12th May 2016 > Read More

Bridgestone sales fall amid improving Japanese economy

Tokyo – Bridgestone’s net sales fell 8 percent to ¥825.7 billion (€6.6 billion) in the…

12th May 2016 > Read More

Apollo posts 3% annual profit despite import pressures

Gurgaon, India – Apollo Tyres Ltd has posted a 3-percent rise in operating profit for…

12th May 2016 > Read More