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Italian machinery sector registers record year

Milan, Italy – The Italian rubber and plastics machinery sector registered strong growth in 2017,…

27th March 2018 > Read More

David Shaw presenting ‘disruption’ at Future Tire

London – Global tire market expert David Shaw, chief executive of Tire Industry Research, has…

27th March 2018 > Read More

Pirelli pledges €250m investment in Latin America

Bahia, Brazil – Italian tire maker Pirelli & C SpA has unveiled plans to invest…

26th March 2018 > Read More

NR production, consumption up in first two months of 2018

Kuala Lumpur – Natural rubber production and consumption registered year-on-year growth in the first two…

26th March 2018 > Read More

Technology focus: Kuraray’s liquid rubber enhances ice grip

Tokyo — Speciality chemicals producer Kuraray Co. Ltd. has developed a reactive liquid rubber that…

25th March 2018 > Read More

Orion to add speciality carbon black production line

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA will expand production capacity at its facility in Ravenna,…

25th March 2018 > Read More

IoM3 rubber group has busy conference schedule

London – The IoM3’s Rubber In Engineering Group (RIEG) is busy on the conference-front, with…

25th March 2018 > Read More

Michelin working on future of Roanne plant

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Groupe Michelin is progressing a project to secure the future its plant in…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

Six dead in Czech chemical plant explosion

London – A deadly blast at Unipetrol’s facility in Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic on…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

Toyo ‘nano’ process could cut truck/bus tire rolling resistance

Hyogo, Japan — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. is heralding an advancement in rubber…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

ERJ Custom Compounding Survey 2018

European Rubber Journal is now launching our annual survey of the custom compounding sector for…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

China terminates five-year anti-dumping measures on TDI from EU

Beijing – China’s Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom) lifted anti-dumping duties against imports of TDI 80/20…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

Subscribe for a Mercedes in Germany

Munich, Germany – Mercedes-Benz is testing a subscription service — called Mercedes me Flexperience —…

23rd March 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg shifting shape following acquisitions, divestments

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AG has changed profile through its divestments and acquisitions, according to…

22nd March 2018 > Read More