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Toyoda Gosei unveils ‘e-rubber’ for robots

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Co is exhibiting its “next-generation” ‘e-rubber’ at the second RoboDEX…

18th January 2018 > Read More

Michelin calls for universal worn-tire testing procedures

Detroit, Michigan — Citing safety, performance, economic and ecological reasons, Michelin North America Inc. is…

18th January 2018 > Read More

China’s tire maker General Science opens US subsidiary

Wuxi, Jiangsu – China’s TBR maker General Science in January opened a new overseas arm in the…

17th January 2018 > Read More

Top Glove inks $350m deal to buy surgical gloves maker

Shah Alam, Malaysia – Top Glove Corp. has signed an agreement to buy surgical gloves…

17th January 2018 > Read More

Report: Continental hires JP Morgan for possible structural overhaul

Frankfurt, Germany – Continental AG has hired JP Morgan to advise on a possible reorganisation…

17th January 2018 > Read More

Update: Aeolus terminates acquisition of former Pirelli industrial tire unit

Jiaozuo, China – Aeolus has terminated the acquisition of a 90% stake in the former…

17th January 2018 > Read More

Conti 2017 results exceed targets

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG will exceed its 2017 targets with 8% growth in year-on-year…

16th January 2018 > Read More

Toray Hybrid Cord president steps down

Tokyo – Nobuyuki Suzuki, president of Toray Hybrid Cord Inc., a fibres and textiles supplier…

16th January 2018 > Read More

Ergon investing in rubber oils

Jackson, Mississippi – As opportunities for naphthenic speciality processed oils grow in the rubber industry,…

16th January 2018 > Read More

Yokohama to expand OTR tire capacity in India

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd is expanding production capacity for off-highway tires by adding…

15th January 2018 > Read More

Halcyon to become world no.1 in SIR natural rubber

Singapore – Natural rubber supply group Halcyon Agri Corp. Ltd has signed an agreement to…

15th January 2018 > Read More

Magna starts tire production at Dutch site

Hardenberg, The Netherlands – Magna Tyres Group has officially started tire production at its OBO…

14th January 2018 > Read More

Bayer reduces Covestro holding to 14.2%

Leverkusen, Germany – Bayer AG has reduced its direct interest in Covestro from 24.6% to…

14th January 2018 > Read More

Aliapur stages ‘hack attack’ on scrap tires

Lyon, France – French end-of-life tire management group Aliapur recently staged an innovative event to…

14th January 2018 > Read More