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Conti starts machine installation at Thai tire plant

Bangkok – Continental AG has started the installation of machinery at its greenfield tire production…

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China’s Delun breaks ground on passenger car tire project

Chuzhou, China – Delun Rubber in February broke ground on a passenger car tire project…

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Brexit talks threaten ‘disaster’ for EU car industry

Brussels – The current Brexit negotiations could have “disastrous” consequences for EU car makers and their…

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Camso raising aftermarket prices globally up to 6%

Magog, Quebec — Camso Ltd. is planning to raise aftermarket prices globally in the coming…

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Technology focus: Arlanxeo’s new self-sealing tire compound

Hanover, Germany – Arlanxeo has developed a special compound for use in self-sealing tires, the…

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MOL, JSR inaugurate tire rubber plant in Hungary

Budapest – Hungarian energy and petrochemicals group MOL and JSR Corp. of Japan have jointly…

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Michelin to acquire Fenner in €1.4bn cash deal

London – Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin SCA (Michelin) is to acquire UK industrial rubber…

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MacLellan Rubber nets electrical matting contract

Wolverhampton, UK – MacLellan Rubber has won an eight-year contract, worth over £300,000 (€342,000), to…

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Carbon black shortage ‘crippling’ India’s rubber industry

New Delhi – A shortage of carbon black supply in India is causing a crisis…

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Industry warning over ‘chemicals Brexit’

Brussels – The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) and London-based Chemical Industries Association (CIA) have…

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Japan’s automotive industry concerned by Trump tariffs

Tokyo – Japan’s automotive manufacturing lobby warned that prices will increase following US president Trump’s…

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Solvay advances “promising” silica technology

Lyon, France – Solvay has reported “promising results” from tests of its Premium SW silica…

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Dow offers LSR moulders fast-cure technologies

Düsseldorf, Germany — Medical moulders need liquid silicone rubber materials that cure quickly and at…

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Continental re-enters farm tire market with new introductions

Hanover, Germany—A little more than two years after it confirmed plans to re-enter the farm…

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