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Report: Group chairman ‘will not reacquire’ Kumho Tire

Seoul – Chairman of Kumho Asiana Group Park Sam-koo has officially declared that he has…

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Pirelli, Milan University renew joint research programme

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA and the University of Milan have extended their…

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Covestro names new CFO

Leverkusen, Germany – Speciality chemicals supplier Covestro AG has name Thomas Toepfer as the company’s…

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Lessons from the past: How to handle a bicycle

  As described in the 8 Jan, 1891 issue of ERJ, the inventors of this…

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Trelleborg to consolidate oil & gas ops, Meuller steps down

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Offshore & Construction business is going through a major restructuring which…

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Toray acknowledges quality data ‘overwriting’

Tokyo – Japan’s Toray Industries Inc. is apologising for “inappropriate overwriting” of product inspection report…

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Sumitomo Chemical expands production for resorcinol

Oita Works, Japan — Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. will increase production of resorcinol, a raw…

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Iran to start work on Linde-licensed petchem project

London -  Iran is set to start the construction of a joint petrochemical project with…

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Camso tracks smart tractors

Hanover, Germany — Industrial tire and track maker Camso Ltd. has developed “smart-track” technology to…

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High demand, prices drive 145% profit growth at Kumho Petrochemical

Seoul – Korean petrochemicals supplier Kumho Petrochemical has posted strong results for the third quarter…

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EU demand for new passenger cars picks up, UK remains weak

Brussels – European Union (EU) demand for new passenger cars returned to growth in October…

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Japan’s Yazaki opens automotive cables plant in Serbia

Šabac, Serbia – Japanese automotive wiring harness maker Yazaki Corp is growing rapidly in Europe…

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‘Play-fair’ call after China tire probe

Based on article published in the Nov/Dec issue of European Rubber Journal magazine London –…

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New R&D directions in Japan

 Based on article published in Nov/Dec issue of European Rubber Journal magazine.   Efforts to…

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