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China’s General Science raises fund for €185 million new tire plant

Wuxi, China – Jiangsu General Science Technology is raising capital through private placement to fund…

4th April 2018 > Read More

Nokian to move North America HQ to Nashville

Colchester, Vermont — Nokian Tyres North America is planning to move its headquarters over the…

4th April 2018 > Read More

Kumho agrees to sell stake in company to Doublestar

Seoul, South Korea — After months of uncertainty, it appears Kumho Tire Co. Inc. will…

4th April 2018 > Read More

Mitsubishi Chemical expanding performance polymers business in Asia

Tokyo – Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. (MCC) has established a regional management company in Singapore, as…

4th April 2018 > Read More

Elkem showcases new medical HCRs

York, South Carolina – Bluestar Silicones may have a new name, but the commitment toward…

4th April 2018 > Read More

Chemours hikes fluoroelastomer prices

Wilmington, Delaware – Chemours is introducing global price increases of up to 10% across a…

3rd April 2018 > Read More

California judge grants Toyo dismissal against Doublestar

Los Angeles — Over the objections of Doublestar Group Corp. (DGC), a California federal judge…

2nd April 2018 > Read More

Comment: Will tire makers ever see the light?

Original article published in the March/April issue of European Rubber Journal magazine. Electric vehicles, connected mobility…

2nd April 2018 > Read More

Solvay to cut 600 jobs, relocate French operation as part of restructuring

Belgian speciality chemicals company Solvay SA is launching a major restructuring which will see 600…

2nd April 2018 > Read More

Future Tire Conference: Q&A with Cimcorp technology director

ERJ interviews Jyrki Anttonen technology director, Cimcorp Oy about current trends in the global tire manufacturing…

2nd April 2018 > Read More

Czech Unipetrol reopens site of latest blast

Prague – Central European oil refiner and polymers producer Unipetrol has reopened the distribution terminal…

2nd April 2018 > Read More

Kumho union votes for Doublestar takeover

Seoul – Kumho Tire’s labour union has voted in favour of a plan to sell…

2nd April 2018 > Read More

Semperit in the red as it starts major restructuring

Vienna, Austria – Prices of raw materials and an in-house strategic transformation initiative, a plant…

29th March 2018 > Read More

Conti warns of higher rubber costs this year

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has warned about its exposure to fluctuations in the prices…

29th March 2018 > Read More