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Nishikawa Rubber reaches price-fixing settlement

Detroit, Michigan – In the latest of a series of settlements, Nishikawa Rubber Co. will…

17th December 2017 > Read More

MESNAC Americas boss Jones retires

Akron, Ohio – David Jones has retired as president of MESNAC Americas Co Ltd, MESNAC…

17th December 2017 > Read More

ANRPC: Rubber prices “flat” in November

Kuala Lumpur – Natural rubber prices trended “flat” in November despite rising crude oil prices…

15th December 2017 > Read More

Datwyler to start Indian production unit mid-2018

Pune, India – Datwyler Sealing Solutions is preparing to start production of pharmaceutical rubber components at…

15th December 2017 > Read More

Oven to take stress out of relaxation tests

Brämhult, Sweden – Elastocon has introduced a new ageing oven for continuous stress-relaxation tests. The…

15th December 2017 > Read More

Going Underground: NR mat is fire-safety “first”

London – VIP-Polymers Ltd has recently announced details of a collaborative project to manufacture a…

14th December 2017 > Read More

Nature to solve human problems with design

Detroit — Some 25-45% of consumer goods eventually fail in the marketplace and 95% of…

14th December 2017 > Read More

Billionaire Sołowow in Synthos takeover bid

Oświęcim, Poland – Polish businessman Michał Sołowow, who owns 62.46% of shares in Synthos SA,…

14th December 2017 > Read More

Report: Global tire volume to reach 2.7 billion units by 2022

Leatherhead, UK – Global tire market volume is poised to show 3.4% compound annual growth…

14th December 2017 > Read More

Goodyear’s lean guru Majerus to retire

Akron, Ohio –  Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s lean manufacturing guru Norbert Majerus is to…

14th December 2017 > Read More

Cooper Tire to lay off 80 employees 

Findlay, Ohio – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has confirmed it will lay off 80…

14th December 2017 > Read More

EU car markets grow – apart from UK

Brussels – Demand for new passenger cars in the EU rose to 1,216,702 units in…

14th December 2017 > Read More

Semperit raises capital to continue “transformation” process

Vienna – Semperit AG Holding has raised €150 million – through B&C Holding Gmbh, a…

13th December 2017 > Read More

India extends anti-dumping duties on rubber chemicals from EU, China

New Delhi – India has extended anti-dumping duties on imports of rubber chemicals PX13 –…

13th December 2017 > Read More