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Technology focus: Kuraray’s liquid rubber enhances ice grip

Tokyo — Speciality chemicals producer Kuraray Co. Ltd. has developed a reactive liquid rubber that…

25th March 2018 > Read More

Orion to add speciality carbon black production line

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA will expand production capacity at its facility in Ravenna,…

25th March 2018 > Read More

IoM3 rubber group has busy conference schedule

London – The IoM3’s Rubber In Engineering Group (RIEG) is busy on the conference-front, with…

25th March 2018 > Read More

Michelin working on future of Roanne plant

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Groupe Michelin is progressing a project to secure the future its plant in…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

Six dead in Czech chemical plant explosion

London – A deadly blast at Unipetrol’s facility in Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic on…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

Toyo ‘nano’ process could cut truck/bus tire rolling resistance

Hyogo, Japan — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. is heralding an advancement in rubber…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

ERJ Custom Compounding Survey 2018

European Rubber Journal is now launching our annual survey of the custom compounding sector for…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

China terminates five-year anti-dumping measures on TDI from EU

Beijing – China’s Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom) lifted anti-dumping duties against imports of TDI 80/20…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

Subscribe for a Mercedes in Germany

Munich, Germany – Mercedes-Benz is testing a subscription service — called Mercedes me Flexperience —…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg shifting shape following acquisitions, divestments

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AG has changed profile through its divestments and acquisitions, according to…

22nd March 2018 > Read More

DSM set to raise elastomer prices globally

Singapore – DSM is to increase prices for its Arnitel co-polyester elastomer (COPE) products, citing “significant…

22nd March 2018 > Read More

Future Tire: Q&A with Enzo Sorrentino of Rockwell Automation

ERJ interviews Enzo Sorrentino of Rockwell Automation about current trends in the global tire manufacturing…

22nd March 2018 > Read More

Gates reports increases in first public financial report

Denver, Colorado –Gates Industrial Corp. PLC reported record fourth-quarter net sales of $781.8 million (€633.7…

22nd March 2018 > Read More

Wacker sales, income rise in 2017

Munich, Germany – Increased volumes across many segments were enough to offset negative currency effects…

22nd March 2018 > Read More