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ETRMA backs EU tire-label surveillance initiative

Brussels – The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has welcomed the launch of…

8th April 2016 > Read More

Friday Focus: China industry leader charts problems facing hard-hit tire sector

Qingdao, China – China’s tire exports in 2015 fell by 4 percent in volume to…

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Reuters: Michelin planning to build plant in Mexico

Greenville, South Carolina –Reuters News Agency is reporting that Michelin North America Inc. plans to…

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DRT breaks ground on construction of first US facility

Effingham, Georgia – Dérivés Résiniques et Terpéniques (DRT), a French producer of rosin and turpentine…

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Trelleborg to sell share of TrelleborgVibracoustic to Freudenberg

Darmstadt, Germany—Trelleborg AB and Freudenberg and Co. KG have signed an agreement under which Trelleborg…

7th April 2016 > Read More

Kenda adds partners in Greece, France

Übersee-Feldwies, Germany –  Taiwan-based tire maker Kenda has expand its European sales network through link-ups…

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Sibur merges rubber and plastics divisions in group restructure

Moscow, Russia – Sibur has merged its Synthetic Rubbers and Plastics and Organic Synthesis divisions…

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ATS Euromaster appoints new managing director

Birmingham, UK – ATS Euromaster has appointed Jerome Monsaingeon as its new managing director, bringing…

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Feature: Rubber and process technologies drive Versalis forward

Interview published in the March/April issue of ERJ As the petrochemicals arm of Italian oil…

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TrelleborgVibracoustic to change name

Darmstadt, Germany—TrelleborgVibracoustic is being renamed Vibracoustic. Established as a joint venture by Trelleborg AB and…

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Covestro takes steady first steps

Cologne, Germany – The new incarnation of the former Bayer MaterialScience business has revealed it…

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ETRMA makes safety case, as ELT rubber wins pitch battle in Europe

Brussels -  Crumb rubber produced from end of life tires (ELTs) is not to affected…

5th April 2016 > Read More

Mitsubishi weighs in to rubber mixer market

Based on article published in the March/April edition of European Rubber Journal magazine London - …

4th April 2016 > Read More

Cimcorp opening new office in the US

Ulvila, Finland –  Cimcorp, is to open a new US operation to support its sales…

4th April 2016 > Read More