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Hankook opens first US manufacturing plant

Clarksville, Tennessee. — Hankook Tire America Corp. held a grand opening ceremony 17 Oct for…

18th October 2017 > Read More

Covestro to debottleneck TPUs facility

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Covestro LLC is increasing its the capacity of its thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs)…

18th October 2017 > Read More

Mesnac to build new site for “digital plant”

Qingdao, China – Mesnac is to build a “Digital Plant Industrial Park” in Qingdao’s National…

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Semperit agrees deal to close French plant

Argenteuil, France – Sempertrans France Belting Technology (SFBT), part of Semperit AG, has reached an…

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Toyo reaches settlement in price-fixing case

Detroit, Michigan –  Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. is among the latest auto parts companies…

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Shangwei Healthcare to build rubber gloves plant

Heze, China – Shangwei Healthcare Products is planning to build a new site with 5.5…

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Bridgestone to invest €266m in EU operations

Brussels – Bridgestone has launched a €266-million, phased-investment programme across three of its EU tire…

17th October 2017 > Read More

ERJ Tire & Rubber Business Tracker

EU chemical trends data… Rubber share prices… Mercedes-Benz recall… Hankook for new Honda Accord… ContiTech…

17th October 2017 > Read More

Kobelco probe spreads to tire & rubber machinery

All ERJ on-line news reports are exclusive to subscribers to European Rubber Journal magazine. If you are…

16th October 2017 > Read More

Top Glove profits dip despite strong Q4

Shah Alam, Malaysia – Higher raw material prices have driven down annual profit at Malaysian…

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Rubber at Fakuma 2017

Rubber and elastomer process and application technologies are a major feature at this year’s Fakuma…

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Tocom to list TSR rubber futures in 2018

Tokyo – Tokyo Commodity Exchange Inc. (Tocom) is planning a listing for technically specified rubber…

15th October 2017 > Read More

Endurica targets elastomer-based ‘digital twin’ apps

Findlay, Ohio – Endurica CL is the latest version 2.6 of its fatigue life analysis…

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Bridgestone agrees to pay $29.6m to settle price-fixing suit

Detroit – Bridgestone Corp. will pay $29.6 million (€25 million)) to settle a multi-district litigation…

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