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Moulding machinery maker unfolds the map

Injection specialist Maplan expands new-style operation into China and Slovakia. Patrick Raleigh reports Nine months…

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China’s General Science to set up US arm, ups capacity

   All ERJ on-line news reports are exclusive to subscribers to European Rubber Journal magazine. If…

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Orion rubber black earnings up 24% despite lower volumes

Luxembourg – Improving profitability at its Rubber Carbon Black unit lifted second-quarter earnings (adjusted EBITDA)…

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Europe’s H1 vehicle sales at post-crisis high

Munich, Germany – Europe’s first-half vehicle sales rose by 4.6%, defying predictions that the market…

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Kordsa eyes growth in US market

Chattanooga, Tenn.—Kordsa Inc., a player in tire, composite and construction reinforcement technologies, recently purchased a…

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Hartalega gains from nitrile gloves demand, volumes

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysian rubber gloves manufacturer Hartalega sdn bhd has registered a strong financial…

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Taking the pressure off batteries

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg is helping the automotive industry mitigate battery issues inherent in stop-start…

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Cooper: guayule viable as NR/SR substitute in tires

Pearsall, Texas — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. researchers have determined that guayule rubber is…

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Finnish tire firm aims to ring changes

With most of the world’s top tire makers on its client-list, Black Donuts now aims…

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Linglong mulls overseas sites, facility upgrade

Guangzhou, China – Shandong Linglong Rubber Co is planning two more overseas production sites to…

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Rubber costs cut Conti’s first-half earnings

Hanover, Germany – Sharply higher raw-materials costs at its rubber-based operations dented a strong first…

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Cooper Standard hits Q2 records despite Europe woes

Novi, Michigan – Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has posted “record” sales and earnings (adjusted EBITDA), which…

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US trade body backs ESBR dumping charges

Washington –The US International Trade Commission (ITC) determined 3 Aug that the domestic industry was…

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USTMA reverses tire shipments forecast

Washington –  The US Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is projecting that 2017 US tire shipments…

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