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Pirelli PZero ‘world sales space’ in Munich

Munich, Germany – Pirelli has inaugurated PZero World store in Munich following on from last…

11th October 2017 > Read More

Freudenberg acquiring US household gloves business

Weinheim, Germany – Freudenberg Household Products LP, part of Freudenberg Group, is acquiring US-based household…

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New chairman takes charge at Nizhnekamsk

Kazan, Russia – Tatarstan-based petrochemicals company Nizhnekamskneftekhim has announced a change to its top management…

11th October 2017 > Read More

Nexen to break ground on US technical centre

Richfield, Ohio — Nexen Tire America Inc. is moving forward with plans for a new…

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Finnish firm to turn scrap tires into oil

Salo, Finland – Ecomation Oy is set to open a new facility in Nokia, Finland…

10th October 2017 > Read More

Materials suppliers makes headway amid price recovery

London – Some of the key rubber and related materials makers have posted strong results…

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Songwon adds new TPU production line

Ulsan, South Korea – Songwon has commissioned a second thermoplastic urethane (TPU) production line at…

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Wacker to debut heat-resistant silicone at Fakuma

Munich-based Wacker will be premiering its highly heat resistant Elastosil R plus 4350/55 solid silicone…

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Semperit earnings “significantly weaker than expected”

Vienna – Raw materials costs and operational issues will keep Semperit earnings below expectations in…

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Toyo Tires develops airless tire “noair”

Hyogo, Japan – Toyo Tire & Rubber Co has announced the development of what it…

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Synthomer acquires BASF’s Austrian SBR business

Pischelsdorf, Austria – Synthomer plc has acquired BASF Pischelsdorf, the company’s Austrian styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) business,…

10th October 2017 > Read More

NR prices recover in August, deficit continues  

Kuala Lumpar - Natural rubber prices showed signs of recovery from a dip in late July, thanks…

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ContiTech advances rubber timing-belt technology

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech claims to have developed one of the strongest rubber timing belts…

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Bridgestone launches new touring tire

Brussels – Bridgestone has launched its Turanza T005 premium touring tire at a recent event…

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