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Dow EPDM and elastomer units in line for startup

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

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Italy plastics & rubber machinery exports up 13%

Milan, Italy –  Italian exports of plastics and rubber machinery, equipment and moulds grew by…

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Report: Vietnam rubber company plans $560m shares-sale

Hanoi – Vietnam’s state-run Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) plans to sell 25% of the company…

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Michelin selling tire centres to US retreader

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma — Michelin North America Inc. has agreed in principal to sell the…

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Evonik rebrands silica products portfolio

Essen, Germany – Evonik has redesigned its silica portfolio branding following the group’s takeover of…

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Natural rubber now a critical raw material for EU

Brussels  – Natural rubber has been included on the EU’s ‘critical raw material list’, the…

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Michelin files US patent lawsuit

Greenville, South Carolina –  Michelin North America Inc. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against…

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Omsk expanding carbon black production

Omsk, Russia – Russian carbon black manufacturer Omsk Carbon Group is investing RUB1.5 billion (€22…

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Sentury seeking equity partners for US plant

Atlanta, Georgia – Sentury Tire North America engaged Jones Lang Lasalle IP Inc. (JLL) of…

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Trelleborg: Sealing is key to ‘pure’ food and drink

Trelleborg, Sweden – The decisive factor for the filling of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks or…

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HF Mixing Group announces major restructuring plans

Freudenberg, Germany – HF Mixing Group has announced a number of organisational changes and restructuring…

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Goodyear introduces airless tire technology for commercial mowers

Akron, Ohio – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has released a non-pneumatic, airless turf…

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VDMA says German machinery suppliers “confident” about Iran

Tehran – German plastics and rubber machinery association VDMA has voiced its confidence in the…

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Yokohama to release its “most silent ever” tire

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. is to begin marketing its “most silent ever tire“…

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