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Michelin names Menegaux to succeed Senard as CEO in 2019

Clermont-Ferrand, France — Group Michelin’s board of directors is recommending Florent Menegaux, senior executive vice…

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Goodyear suffers double-digit earnings drops, Q4 net loss

Akron, Ohio — Goodyear suffered double-digit drops in segment operating income for the quarter and…

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Linglong estimates annual revenue jump

Yantai, China – Linglong Tyre has issued estimates showing €1.8 billion (13.9 billion yuan) revenue…

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Petlas adding ‘smart’ warehouse at Turkey plant

Ankara, Turkey — Petlas Tire & Trade Corp. has begun construction of an automated “smart”…

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Comment: Italian machinery makers gain technology edge

Rodolfo Comerio sales and marketing manager Nicola Fedele reviews the current developments within the Italian…

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Brexit to set off REACH complications for UK chemical firms  

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has warned of the major impact on British plastics chemical…

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UK vehicle sales fall 6% in January amid diesel slump

London – UK registrations fell 6.3% to 163,615 in January as weaker consumer confidence and…

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Tanigawa appointed CEO of Falken Tyre Europe

Offenbach/Main, Germany – Mitsuteru Tanigawa has been appointed CEO of Falken Tyre Europe, replacing Masatsugu Nishino…

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Q&A: Under the hood with Zeon

Q&A originally published in ERJ’s January/February issue. Shahrzad Pourriahi asks Dr. Björn Nelson, technical service…

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Maplan to launch Slovakia expansion

Malacky, Slovakia – Austrian elastomer injection moulding machinery maker Maplan is well on the way…

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Goodyear fined for alleged safety violations in Georgia

Social Circle, Georgia – Goodyear said it is following its standard administrative process in addressing…

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Yokohama to expand tire capacity in India

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd is to expand production capacity for passenger-car tires at…

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Industry awards set for Tire Cologne trade fair

Cologne, Germany – Organisers of the Tire Cologne international trade fair have announced details of…

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ZC Rubber eyes capacity expansions, new products

Bangkok – China’s Zhongce Rubber Group hopes to build on its successes in 2017—double-digit increases…

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