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Apollo snatches another Pirelli boss

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – India’s Apollo Tyres has appointed another former Pirelli director Daniele Lorenzetti…

7th October 2016 > Read More

Analysis: NR prices do go up as well as down – really

London – September brought across-the-board increases in all markets covered by ERJ’s regular snapshot of…

7th October 2016 > Read More

Nynas to discuss naphthenic tire oils at IRC 2016

Kitakyushu, Japan – Nynas AB will be presenting a paper on naphthenic tire oils during…

6th October 2016 > Read More

Trelleborg supplies elastomeric bearings for Shell facility

Browse Basin, Australia – Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has supplied bearing systems to Shell’s Prelude…

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Wacker to set up new US R&D centre for silicones

Munich, Germany – Wacker AG is establishing a new R&D centre in Ann Arbor, Michigan,…

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Six tire makers earn design award

Tokyo – Six tire makers recently earned the Good Design Award, an international design competition…

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UK records highest September for new car market

London – The UK new car market continued its upward trajectory in September, rising 1.6 percent…

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Novamont opens bio-butanediol production plant

Bottrighe, Italy – headquartered bio-based materials company Novamont has announced it has opened a plant…

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A. Schulman names new chief financial officer

Fairlawn, Ohio – A. Schulman Inc. has unveiled another top-level management change. The firm said…

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Datwyler to build €90m plant in US

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler is building a new plant in Delaware to manufacture elastomer components…

5th October 2016 > Read More

Conti buys US racing tire manufacturer Hoosier

Hanover, Germany – Continental Corp. has expanded its tire portfolio with two recent purchases in…

4th October 2016 > Read More

Mitsubishi Chemical to market TPEs in Vietnam

Tokyo – Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. (MCC) has established a new performance polymer business network in…

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Teknor Apex, Gumdrop recycle chewing gum into TPEs

London – UK-based Gumdrop Ltd has teamed up with Teknor Apex to develop technology to…

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Pirelli to invest €200m in Romania plant

Slatina, Romania – Pirelli is set to invest some €200 million in its Slatina production…

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