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BPF: Brexit could cost polymer sector €980m

London – The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has calculated that if no trade deal is…

20th October 2017 > Read More

Michelin acquires Lehigh Technologies

Greenville, South Carolina – Michelin has acquired US scrap tire and rubber recycling company Lehigh…

19th October 2017 > Read More

EU project to make polyols from steel-plant CO2

Leverkusen, Germany –  Covestro is leading a cross-sectoral consortium that will investigate how flue gas…

19th October 2017 > Read More

Machine maker Desma sets out ‘future’ stall

 Fridingen, Germany – Desma aims to become “a solution provider for production and services and…

19th October 2017 > Read More

Nexen breaks ground on Ohio technical centre

Richfield, Ohio—Nexen Tire Corp.’s technical presence in the US is about to get significantly bigger….

19th October 2017 > Read More

BRPPA advances technical skills course for rubber industry

Colchester, UK – The British Rubber & Polyurethane Products Association (BRPPA) is inviting expressions of…

19th October 2017 > Read More

LSR technologies featured at Fakuma

Machinery, material and tooling suppliers that specialize in liquid silicone rubber were among the key…

18th October 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone sets out new targets under five-year plan

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has issued an outline of the group’s mid-term management plan for…

18th October 2017 > Read More

EU car registrations down 2.0% in September

Brussels – EU passenger car registrations across the EU fell by 2.0% year-on-year in September…

18th October 2017 > Read More

China’s Black Cat to build carbon black research institute

Qingdao, China – China’s largest carbon black maker Black Cat is planning to break ground…

18th October 2017 > Read More

Hankook opens first US manufacturing plant

Clarksville, Tennessee. — Hankook Tire America Corp. held a grand opening ceremony 17 Oct for…

18th October 2017 > Read More

Covestro to debottleneck TPUs facility

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Covestro LLC is increasing its the capacity of its thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs)…

18th October 2017 > Read More

Mesnac to build new site for “digital plant”

Qingdao, China – Mesnac is to build a “Digital Plant Industrial Park” in Qingdao’s National…

17th October 2017 > Read More

Semperit agrees deal to close French plant

Argenteuil, France – Sempertrans France Belting Technology (SFBT), part of Semperit AG, has reached an…

17th October 2017 > Read More