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Japanese chemical firms to collaborate on materials innovation

Tokyo – Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science and chemical makers Mitsui Chemical Corp, Sumitomo…

27th June 2017 > Read More

Pirelli outlines “value generating” programmes

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA has launched a series of “value generating” programmes…

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Conti R&D boss takes pop at airless tires

Hanover, Germany – Airless tires are more of a marketing tool than a realistic offering for…

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Hankook moves European HQ a few hundred metres

Neu-Isenburg, Germany –  Hankook has moved its European HQ and German local office a few…

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Uzbekistan to start up first own tire plant

Angren, Uzbekistan –Uzbekistan National Chemical is expecting the production of the country’s first domestic made…

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Conditional approval granted to Evonik’s acquisition of Huber Silica

Brussels – The European Commission has conditionally approved Evonik’s acquisition of US-based Huber Silica under…

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Benecke-Kaliko, Hornschuch surface materials to be branded Continental

Hanover, Germany – Surface material products by Benecke-Kaliko and Hornschuch will be branded Continental, as…

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Michelin boss details targets, technology ambitions

Montreal, Quebec – Constant advancement in technology, customer service and community support are keys to…

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ZF reinvents itself to prepare for digital future

Friedrichshafen, Germany—The founders of auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG would not recognise their company today….

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Trelleborg acquires US composites manufacturer

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has signed an agreement to acquire Automated Dynamics, a…

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Michelin launches major restructuring, job cuts planned in US, France

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Michelin Group has launched a major reorganisation, which will see roughly 1,500…

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VMI to open Polish expansion in September

Leszno, Poland – Dutch tire machinery manufacturer VMI is set to inaugurate its new Polish…

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Michelin to upgrade Scottish tire plant

Dundee, Scotland — Group Michelin, with the backing of the Scottish government, plans to invest…

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German machinery sector grows, future looks bright

Buoyed by the results for 2016 announced earlier today, German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers…

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