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Ukraine’s Antonov seeking tire suppliers

Kiev – Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov has severed ties with all Russian suppliers, and is…

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IRSG appoints new boss

Singapore – The International Rubber Study Group, IRSG, has appointed Salvatore Pinizzotto as its new…

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Bioplastics cones to help Thai rubber trees grow

Bangkok – Corbion, Global Bio-Polymers and Maxrich are developing a biodegradable root growth container to…

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Dutch carbon black company appoints sales executives

Nederweert, The Netherlands – Black Bear has appointed two senior executives Ad van Oorschot and…

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Get connected with TPEs

London – Thermoplastic elastomers can help designers match aesthetics and functionality in the Internet of…

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Solvay scientist wins award for energy-saving tires

Brussels – Belgian chemicals producer Solvay SA researcher Sylvaine Neveu has won the Irène Joliot-Curie…

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US masks orders to continue for Avon

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber’s protection and defence business expects continued orders for military masks…

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Chemicals trio to produce butadiene derivatives in Thailand

Tokyo – Kuraray Co., PTT Global Chemical Public Co. and Sumitomo Corp. have agreed to…

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Rema Tip Top takes over conveyor belt maker

Poing, Germany – Rema Tip Top has fully acquired the Cobra Group/Depreux, a manufacturer of…

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Goodyear eyes investment in US truck and earthmover factory

Topeka, Kansas – Goodyear is considering making “strategic investments” in its Topeka truck and earthmover…

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Report: Data gap delays EU probe into Dow-DuPont merger

Midland Michigan – The European Union has suspended an 11 Jan deadline to complete its…

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Chem-Trend acquires release agents supplier

Troy, Michigan – Chem-Trend has acquired Huron Technologies Inc. – a supplier of customised mould release…

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Sibur-Reliance rubber JV takes one step closer to start-up

Jamnagar, India – A rubber joint venture between India’s Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Russia’s…

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OCI starts up carbon black plant in China

Zaozhuang, Shandong – South Korean chemicals company OCI has started an 80 kilotonne per annum…

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