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Continental consolidates textile reinforcement units

Fairlawn, Ohio – ContiTech AG has invested more than $9 million (€7.6 million) in its…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Turkey’s Kordsa to make $100m acquisitions in US

Istanbul, Turkey – Kordsa Inc, a Sabancı Holding subsidiary, is expanding its footprint in the…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Freudenberg develops new fluorinated rubber for seals

Plymouth, Massachusetts – Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, part of the German Freudenberg Group, has developed a…

7th December 2017 > Read More

Chinese firms advance rubber wet-mixing technology

Beijing – A project to for wet-mixing of elastomers with fillers has been completed in…

7th December 2017 > Read More

Nokian strengthens links with central European car makers

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres has been working to expand cooperation with car manufacturers in…

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Birla appoints new head of speciality blacks business

Mumbai, India – India’s Birla Carbon has appointed Todd Cottrell as president, Specialty Blacks Business…

7th December 2017 > Read More

New FFKM grades have “lowest” compression set

Houston, Texas– Material & Design Solutions (MDS) of Houston has launched a new line of…

6th December 2017 > Read More

Chinese warehouse fire sparks NR price rally

London – A fire at a major natural rubber (NR) storage facility has contributed to a rally in…

6th December 2017 > Read More

ERJ snapshot of natural rubber prices

London – A fire at a major Chinese warehouse for storing natural rubber (NR) (see…

6th December 2017 > Read More

Sailun ups investment in Vietnam tire plant

Qingdao, China – Sailun is planning to increase its investment in its Vietnam plant by…

6th December 2017 > Read More

Helukabel adding new US headquarters

Elgin, Illinois – German wire and cable maker Helukabel GmbH has invested more than $38…

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Nokian launching new operational model

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres is launching a new leadership and operational model to support…

5th December 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg, Chinese partner to study marine infrastructure design

Shanghai, China – Trelleborg’s marine systems operation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with…

5th December 2017 > Read More

Fire breaks out at Qingdao rubber warehouse

Qingdao, China – A fire broke out at a rubber warehouse in Huajun Logistics Industrial…

5th December 2017 > Read More