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Aeolus estimates annual net loss of up to €62m

Jiaozuo, China – Aeolus has issued estimates showing an annual net loss in 2017 ranging…

5th February 2018 > Read More

Orion raises carbon black prices

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA has recently introduced prices increases, worldwide, on its speciality…

4th February 2018 > Read More

Hexpol marks ‘best year ever’

Malmo, Sweden – Swedish rubber group Hexpol AB has posted the “best year so far”…

2nd February 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg posts record earnings in 2017

Trelleborg, Sweden – Terlleborg AB has posted strong financial results for the full financial year…

2nd February 2018 > Read More

Covestro expects higher TPU use in car cockpit of the future

Leverkusen, Germany – Trends such as autonomous driving and connected mobility will offer significant opportunities…

2nd February 2018 > Read More

Michelin buys 25% stake in New Zealand distributor

Hamilton, New Zealand — Group Michelin has purchased a 25% stake in Tyreline Distributors Ltd.,…

2nd February 2018 > Read More

Export curbs fail to lift NR prices

London – Moves to curb natural rubber exports by the main producing countries seem to…

1st February 2018 > Read More

HF advances new tire building machine

Hamburg, Germany – At Tire Technology Expo 2018, HF TireTech is highlighting its development of…

1st February 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg seals advance for unconventional subsea wells

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is to introduce an innovative range of sealing materials,…

1st February 2018 > Read More

Arlanxeo names new managing director for Singapore

Singapore – Synthetic rubber supplier Arlanxeo has named Joosang Kim to take over as managing…

1st February 2018 > Read More

Maxcess China expands into new facility

Zhuhai, China – Maxcess China has unveiled an new 25,000 square foot facility in Zhuhai,…

1st February 2018 > Read More

Kordsa reinforces its patent position

Izmit, Turkey – Kordsa has recorded a new high-level in patent applications in 2017 around…

1st February 2018 > Read More

Pyrolyx appoints new CFO

Munich, Germany – German recovered carbon black (rCB) manufacturer Pyrolyx AG has appointed Sven Eric…

1st February 2018 > Read More

GRI opens OTR tire plant in Sri Lanka

Colombo – GRI officially opened its $40-million (€32 million) off-road tire manufacturing facility at Badalgama,…

31st January 2018 > Read More