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Updated: China’s Hixih to expand tire capacity

Jining, China – China’s engineering rubber and tire maker Hixih Rubber Industry Group is planning…

14th August 2017 > Read More

Phillips Carbon Black expanding plants, mulls new facility

Calcutta , India –  Phillips Carbon Black Ltd (PCBL) is investing Rs.300 crore (€40 million),…

11th August 2017 > Read More

Germany to ban rubber seals from drinking water systems

Report based on interview with Boris Engelhardt, chief executive of the WDK, which was published in July/Aug issue…

11th August 2017 > Read More

Enviro extends rCB deals in China, South America

Stockholm – Scandinavian Enviro Systems (Enviro) has extended its memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with Chinese…

11th August 2017 > Read More

Sumitomo earnings plunge; sales up 12%

Kobe, Japan — Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (SRI) suffered double-digit drops in operating and net…

11th August 2017 > Read More

Toyo posts lower earnings on higher sales

Itami City, Japan — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.’s operating income for the half-year…

11th August 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone half-year income down, sales up

Tokyo — Bridgestone Corp.’s operating income for the half-year fell 7.3%, despite 5.8% higher sales….

11th August 2017 > Read More

Nokian drives up HI sales and earnings

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres plc has posted another strong quarter, with net sales for…

10th August 2017 > Read More

Energy costs hit earnings at Arlanxeo

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10th August 2017 > Read More

Hankook Tire posts Q2 slump in earnings

Seoul, Korea / Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Hankook Tire has posted a 34.4% drop in operating…

10th August 2017 > Read More

Yokohama buoyed by strong Q2 performance

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has posted a 16.8% increase in operating income, to…

10th August 2017 > Read More

NR alternatives ‘not any time soon’

Washington –  Alternative sources of natural rubber sources, such as guayule and Kok-saghyz dandelions, will…

10th August 2017 > Read More

Interview: Zeon takes balanced approach to R&D

Troy, Michigan — Big innovations usually require big risks. Mike Recchio’s job is to make…

9th August 2017 > Read More

Safe-Run makes “significant progress” in VMI patent dispute

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9th August 2017 > Read More