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Black Donuts appoints Carruthers as new CEO

Pirkkala, Finland – Black Donuts Engineering Inc. (BDE) has appointed Derek Carruthers, a former executive…

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Chinese TBR tire maker ups smart-plant investment

Wuxi, China – China’s truck & bus tire maker General Science is to up its…

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Arlanxeo launches “unique” high-viscosity EPDM

Maastricht, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo has launched a “unique” semi-crystalline EPDM grade, of very high…

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ChemChina to list KraussMaffei on Shanghai exchange

Munich, Germany – China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) is moving forward with plans to list…

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Hankook appoints new CEO, announces executive changes

Seoul, South Korea – Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has promoted 29-year company veteran Soo Il…

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Orion starts new technical rubber, specialty black lines in Korea

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA has completed the construction and upgrading of two production…

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Analysis: ZF CEO’s ‘reckless’ buying spree led to his departure

Frankfurt, Germany — The departure of ZF Friedrichshafen CEO Stefan Sommer shows that politics and…

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AkzoNobel, Black Bear in ‘scrap-tire’ coatings link

Amsterdam – AkzoNobel is making powder coating materials from end-of-life tires under a new cooperation…

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Halcyon acquiring Indonesia rubber facility

Singapore – Halcyon Agri Corp. Ltd is acquiring an 80% holding in PT. Pulau Bintan…

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Lessons from the past: Using a telephone

London – For anyone unhappy with the cost of their phone bills today and the service-coverage…

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Future Tire Conference 2018 – Call for Papers

European Rubber Journal, the organiser of the Future Tire Conference, is putting out a Call…

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Brexit breakthrough sees EU citizens’ rights protected

Brussels – A breakthrough has been made in Brexit talks between the EU and the UK,…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg to open new sealing HQ in 2018

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (TSS) is expecting to move to its new global…

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Wacker extends president’s contract for three years

Munich, Germany – Wacker Chemie AG’s supervisory board has extended the term of president and…

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