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Trelleborg Wheel Systems announces price hikes

Rome, Italy – Trelleborg Wheel Systems, a supplier of tires and wheels to agricultural and…

13th March 2018 > Read More

Tristone to build plant in North Carolina

Frankfurt, Germany – Tristone Flowtech Group GmbH closed out a strong 2017 on a high…

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Lubrizol plans €65m global expansion for TPU

Wickliffe, Ohio – Lubrizol Corp. will expand production capacity and technology for its engineered polymers…

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Ford, Seat, Audi and BMW gain sales in UK market down 3%

London – Ford, Seat, Audi and BMW were among the few automakers that saw sales…

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Asahi eyes Europe for next SSBR plant location

Hanover, Germany – Asahi Kasei considers Europe as a “very strong candidate” for the location…

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Butti: Tire makers just starting automation journey

Hanover, Germany –  The tire industry is undergoing “evolution as opposed to a revolution” in…

11th March 2018 > Read More

Maxxis opens two-wheeler tire plant in India

Ahmedabad, India — Cheng Shin Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd./Maxxis International has commissioned production at its…

10th March 2018 > Read More

Conti CEO: Restructuring moves driven by ‘automotive transformation’

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG’s moves to explore options for a major restructuring of the…

9th March 2018 > Read More

Apollo opens rubber sheet-making unit for women

Kerala, India – Apollo Tyres has inaugurated an all-women rubber sheet-making unit to mark International…

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Goodyear spotlights new technologies at Geneva show

Geneva, Switzerland — The range of Goodyear’s research and development efforts on display at the…

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Avon Rubber inks respirator agreement with UK government

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc has entered into a five-year contract with the UK…

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Sibur’s strong 2017 a ‘one-off’ for rubber business

London – Strong growth in sales and margins at Sibur’s synthetic rubber business in 2017…

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Chemical trio advance butadiene project

Tokyo – Japan’s Kuraray Co. Ltd and Sumitomo Corp. and Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical Public…

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Pirelli unveils ‘cyber car’ technology in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland – Pirelli & C. SpA has unveiled its latest technical achievement, called Cyber…

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