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Evonik opens new competence centre for silanes in Germany

Essen, Germany – Evonik has opened a new silanes “competence centre” at its Rheinfelden site…

18th July 2016 > Read More

New passenger car demand up in Europe for 34th consecutive month

Brussels – European new passenger car registration grew for the 34th month in a row…

18th July 2016 > Read More

James Walker offers new marine elastomer

Sydney, Australia – For any vessels entering US Coastal Waters, environmentally acceptable lubricants (EAL) are…

18th July 2016 > Read More

Press release: Bluestar Silicones launches products for new markets

Bluestar Silicones, an overseas subsidiary of Bluestar Company, has recently launched new products in succession to…

15th July 2016 > Read More

Analysis: Chemical leaders raise concerns about Brexit skills gaps

London – Exit from the European Union could worsen the already wide skills gap in…

15th July 2016 > Read More

European tire markets lose momentum

Brussels – Following a strong start to the year, European tire sales lost momentum  in…

15th July 2016 > Read More

Semperit will appeal court ruling on distribution contract with JV

Vienna – Semperit AG will appeal a partial judgment by the Austrian Cartel Court that…

15th July 2016 > Read More

Tire Cologne sets out stall in trade show battle

Cologne, Germany – Tire Cologne has received 100 confirmed exhibitor bookings and sold around 40…

14th July 2016 > Read More

Fenner reports flat business in third quarter

London – Fenner PLC has reported a mild recovery in its oil & gas business,…

14th July 2016 > Read More

Arlanxeo USA joins synthetic rubber body IISRP

Houston, Texas – The International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers (IISRP) has elected Arlanxeo USA,…

14th July 2016 > Read More

Safic-Alcan takes full ownership of Swedish subsidiary

Paris – Speciality chemical distributor Safic-Alcan SAS has acquired the remaining 50 percent stake of…

14th July 2016 > Read More

Continental appoints tire unit manager

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has promoted Enno Straten to managing director of the Commercial…

13th July 2016 > Read More

Fire at UK tire recycling plant

Port Talbot, UK – Mid and west Wales fire and rescue service is currently dealing…

13th July 2016 > Read More

Report: Latin American market proving ‘challenging’

Akron, Ohio – The Latin American tire market could be summed up in one word…

13th July 2016 > Read More