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Kenda Tires acquires Danish wheels maker Starco

Reynoldsburg, Ohio – Kenda Tires has acquired Starco Europe, a Brabrand, Denmark-based supplier of wheels for…

3rd October 2017 > Read More

Xingda builds steel cord plant in Thailand, ups H1 sales

Hemaraj, Thailand – China’s largest steel cord maker Xingda started construction of infrastructural facilities at…

3rd October 2017 > Read More

Hoses keep beer flowing at the Oktoberfest

  Hanover, Germany – This year’s Munich’s Oktoberfest, held 16 Sept to 3 Oct,  would have…

3rd October 2017 > Read More

Lanxess hikes prices for urethane products

Cologne, Germany – Lanxess’ urethane systems business unit has introduced a series of price increases…

2nd October 2017 > Read More

Swedish chemicals hunt targets rubber products

Stockholm – Rubber will come under the microscope of the Swedish chemicals agency as it…

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Cabot, Dow launch fumed-silica plant project

Carrollton, Kentucky – Cabot Corp. and DowDuPont launched the construction of a Cabot fumed silica…

1st October 2017 > Read More

Zinc Oxide acquires Zochem

Dickson, Tennessee –  Zinc Oxide LLC has acquired Zochem Inc., a subsidiary of American Zinc…

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Hexpol bringing advanced TPEs to Fakuma

Friedrichshafen, Germany –  Hexpol TPE will present an expanded range of products developed to meet…

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Future Tire: Heat on tire industry to deliver RFID

Cologne, Germany – A discussion panel at this year’s Future Tire Conference sparked heated debate…

1st October 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone retains top spot in global tire industry ranking

All ERJ on-line news reports are exclusive to subscribers to European Rubber Journal magazine. If you are…

1st October 2017 > Read More

Community spirit key to tire plant automation

Industry must adopt new attitudes and openness towards the potential opportunities of digitalisation, top-level speakers emphasieed at…

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Tire makers see results dip as materials costs bite

London – Major tire makers in Europe, and elsewhere, have seen first-half results dip over…

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ERJ Brainteasers Jan-June 2017

JUNE 2017 Great to see more new names appearing on our winners’ lists this month…

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European tire markets in tough second half

The latest industry data and company financial reports indicate some significant challenges ahead for tire…

1st October 2017 > Read More