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Apollo Tyres wins OE fitments in Europe

Gurgaon, India – Apollo Tyres’ premium brand Vredestein has been selected as OE fitment on…

7th September 2017 > Read More

Evonik opens new silicones plant in Shanghai

Shanghai, China – Evonik Industries AG opened a new plant 5 Sept in Shanghai for…

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Safic-Alcan extends carbon black deal with Orion

Paris-La  Defense – Safic-Alcan Group’s subsidiaries in Germany and Belgium have extended a distribution agreement…

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Hankook advances tire-noise insulation technology

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Hankook has updated its ‘sound absorber’ technology, which is already being fitted…

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Trelleborg digs deep for Chevron pipeline buoyancy modules

Trelleborg, Sweden – Chevron, like every other oil producer, is going ever deeper in search…

6th September 2017 > Read More

Pirelli IPO set for October

Milan, Italy — Pirelli & C SpA is moving ahead with plans for an initial…

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Kumho Tire sale on brink of collapse

Seoul – The sale of a 42.01% majority share in South Korea’s Kumho Tire to…

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North Carolina state begins legal action against Chemours

Raleigh, North Carolina – The state of US North Carolina’s department of environmental quality (DEQ)…

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Fenner acquires US-based precision polymers business

London – Fenner PLC has acquired US-based precision polymers business Revolution Drives Inc., according to…

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Bridgestone names Ferrari as senior VP in major reshuffle

Brussels – Bridgestone Corp. is set to launch a number of management changes in January…

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Goodyear opens Silicon Valley office to work on ‘next-gen’ vehicles

Akron, Ohio – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has opened its first office in…

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Evonik completes purchase of Huber silica business

Essen, Germany – JM Huber Corp. has completed the sale of the silica business unit…

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CHT acquires ICM silicones group

Cassopolis, Michigan – German silicone specialities supplier CHT Group has acquired Michigan-based ICM Silicones Group,…

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Ex-Nokian employees sentenced for ‘violating secrets’

Nokia, Finland – A district court in Finland has sentenced ten former Nokian Tyres employees…

4th September 2017 > Read More