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Remaining materials burn at Arkema plant, residents return home

Crosby, Texas—Residents are returning to their homes in Crosby after officials launched controlled fires at…

14th September 2017 > Read More

Kumho Tire’s future in limbo as Doublestar cancels deal

Seoul – Following months of debates and dispute over trademark rights and price tag, China’s…

13th September 2017 > Read More

Goodyear breaks ground on Luxembourg tire plant

Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg – Goodyear has broken ground on a passenger tire plant in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg,…

13th September 2017 > Read More

Conti introduces two tire technology concepts

Hanover, Germany – Germany tire and technology company Continental AG has introduced two concept tires…

13th September 2017 > Read More

DowDuPont adjusting plans for spin-off companies

Less than two weeks after its formal launch, DowDuPont is changing the makeup of the…

13th September 2017 > Read More

Cabot, Zeon among top Pirelli suppliers

Milan, Italy – Primary materials suppliers have scooped four out of nine top suppliers award…

13th September 2017 > Read More

ZC Rubber taps Bridgestone for European field engineer manager

Frankfurt, Germany – ZC Rubber has named Ákos Barcsik as its new field engineer manager,…

13th September 2017 > Read More

Pirelli reports growth ahead of IPO

Milan, Italy – Ahead of a planned IPO in October, Pirelli & C SpA has…

12th September 2017 > Read More

Michelin wins Abellio fleet management deal

London – French tire maker Michelin has won a contract to manage the 800-strong bus…

12th September 2017 > Read More

Goodyear to supply sensors to Tesla semi-autonomous fleet

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear is expanding its collaboration with Tesloop Inc., which operates a fleet…

12th September 2017 > Read More

BASF firefighter succumbs to injuries

Ludwigshafen, Germany – An employee of the BASF fire department who was severely injured during…

12th September 2017 > Read More

Evonik taps Jacobs to deliver ‘safe’ silica plant

Dallas, Texas – Evonik has selected Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to provide engineering, procurement and…

12th September 2017 > Read More

Texas refineries, chemical plants begin recovery after Harvey

Houston, Texas – The Gulf Coast of Texas is slowly but surely getting back to…

12th September 2017 > Read More

NR prices recover in August, deficit continues

Kuala Lumpur – Natural rubber prices recovered from a dip in late July, thanks to…

11th September 2017 > Read More