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Michelin to upgrade Scottish tire plant

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

23rd June 2017 > Read More

German machinery sector grows, future looks bright

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

23rd June 2017 > Read More

Degenhart: Conti to keep its balance amid high-tech shift

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG will maintain the position of rubber-based businesses within the group…

22nd June 2017 > Read More

Nokian to start work on US plant in August

Dayton, Tennessee – Site preparation work for Nokian Tyres PLC’s $360 million (€322 million) Dayton…

22nd June 2017 > Read More

Report: Dispute grows between creditors, Kumho Tire

Seoul – Kumho Tire creditors, led by Korea Development Bank, have reportedly warned the company’s…

22nd June 2017 > Read More

Top glove eyes growth with new set-ups, M&As

Shah Alam, Malaysia – Top Glove Corp is considering new set-ups, including a nitrile latex…

22nd June 2017 > Read More

Speciality polymer company Polytech merges with California firm

Pomona, California — US-based speciality polymer company Polytek Development Corp. and California Medical Innovations have…

22nd June 2017 > Read More

Chemours to stop fluoropolymer byproduct wastewater disposal in US

Wilmington, Delaware – The Chemours Co. has announced that it is voluntarily stopping the disposal…

21st June 2017 > Read More

Michelin, Safran unveil ‘connected’ aircraft tire at Paris Air Show

Paris – Michelin Group and French aircraft systems manufacturer Safran Group have presented what they…

21st June 2017 > Read More

Continental joins BMW, Intel, Mobileye autonomous driving platform

Hanover, Germany – German technology company Continental AG has joined a team of BMW Group,…

21st June 2017 > Read More

Cooper Standard names new as CFO

Novi, Michigan – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. appointed Jonathan P. Banas as executive vice president…

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ContiTech expands elevator belts production in Germany

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech AG has expanded its production of elevator belts at its site…

20th June 2017 > Read More

Global SR market to cross $45bn by 2023

The global synthetic rubber market is expected to exceed $45 billion (€40 billion) by 2023…

20th June 2017 > Read More

Kordsa boss calls for “open innovation” at Michelin Movin’ On event

Montreal, Canada – Innovation is “a long way to walk alone,” a senior official of…

20th June 2017 > Read More