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Germany eyes Iran rubber & plastics machinery market

Tehran – Iran is becoming a growing market for German plastics and rubber machinery, according…

26th July 2017 > Read More

Cooper Standard in global expansion mode

Novi, Michigan – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. is drastically increasing its global technical capabilities and…

26th July 2017 > Read More

Nexen tires earn IDEA nods

Seoul – Two of Nexen Tire Corp.’s tire designs have earned International Design Excellence Awards…

26th July 2017 > Read More

Fenner divests sales branches in South Africa

London – Fenner PLC is reorganising its conveyor belt distribution system in Africa, as part…

25th July 2017 > Read More

Covestro results buoyed by high PU demand 

Leverkusen, Germany – German materials supplier Covestro has reported a sharp rise in year-on-year earnings…

25th July 2017 > Read More

Sadara slowly ramping up MDI production, TDI start-up ‘some way off’

Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia — Capacity for MDI and PMDI is coming on stream at…

25th July 2017 > Read More

Report: OTR tire market to grow steadily

Leatherhead, UK – The global market for off-the-road tires will enjoy a five-year compound annual…

25th July 2017 > Read More

Autonomous technology driving vehicle design

Troy, Michigan – Mobility always has been at the core of the automotive industry, and…

25th July 2017 > Read More

Ansell launches “transformation” plan following business divestment

Sydney, Australia – Ansell Ltd is implementing a four-point transformation programme following the agreed divestment…

24th July 2017 > Read More

Court overrules decision to declare Hexpol board member bankrupt

Malmo, Sweden – A Swedish court of appeal has overruled a decision by the Stockholm…

24th July 2017 > Read More

Conti to trial driverless vehicle this year

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has advanced with the development of technologies for driverless vehicles…

24th July 2017 > Read More

Titan announces price increase

Quincy, Illinois – Titan International Inc. will implement a price increase of about 5% on…

24th July 2017 > Read More

A “more even” global LV tire market in 2017

Based on article published in July/Aug issue of European Rubber Journal The global tire market…

24th July 2017 > Read More

Reliance notes sharp falls in rubber prices

Mumbai, India – Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has reported significant falls in prices for its…

21st July 2017 > Read More