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Nizhnekamsk rubber production up 5%

Nizhnekamsk, Russia – Tatarstan-based PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim has seen a marked rise in sales of synthetic-rubber…

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Semperit extends restructuring programme

Vienna –  Semperit AG Holding has extended its restructuring programme to include its Sempertrans and…

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Nokian adding aramid technology to van, cargo tires

Colchester, Vermount.— Nokian Tyres PLC is adapting its aramid sidewall technology, using aramid fiber, to…

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ERJ Tire & Rubber Machinery Survey 2018

London – ERJ has just launched the annual Tire & Rubber Machinery Survey which each year tracks business…

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PU microspheres to iron out golf swing

Carlsbad, California – Golf equipment maker Callaway has employed a novel polyurethane microsphere technology in…

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Sibur-Reliance rubber plant on track for 2018 start-up

Davos, Switzerland – Sibur chairman Dmitry Konov has confirmed that the Russian company is on…

24th January 2018 > Read More

Safic-Alcan extends Orion carbon black deal

Paris – Safic-Alcan has extended a distribution agreement with Orion Engineered Carbons to cover an…

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Arlanxeo names CEO, CFO for North America

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Arlanxeo USA LLC has named John Sawaya president and CEO, effective 1…

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Toyo to develop EV suspension module

Itami City, Japan – Toyo Rubber Industry Co. and GLM, a Kyoto-based electric vehicle (EV)…

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GRI exec re-elected by Sri Lanka trade group

Colombo, Sri Lanka — Prabhash Subasinghe, managing director of industrial tire manufacturer Global Rubber Industries…

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Arlanxeo expanding  chloroprene rubber capacity

Maastricht, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo is expanding its global chloroprene rubber (CR) production at the…

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Asahi to increase polyamide filament capacity

Tokyo – Asahi Kasei Corp. will expand its production capacity for its Leona polyamide 66…

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FineLine acquires Dutch-based Ferm RFID

Norcross, Georgia –  US company FineLine Technologies has acquired Ferm RFID Solutions BV, a Dutch-based…

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Cimcorp appoints new Dream Factory manager

Ulvila, Finland – Cimcorp has promoted Jari-Pekka Ylipaino to Dream Factory solution manager, the Finnish…

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