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Toyoda Gosei expanding fluid systems business in US

Brighton, Michigan – TG Fluid Systems USA Corp. has begun an expansion of its Brighton…

12th June 2017 > Read More

Chinese manufacturer trials polyurethane tire project

Yunfu, Guangdong – China’s tire maker Himaxer has started trial production at its 1.2 million…

8th June 2017 > Read More

Volatile NR markets see prices slip further

London – Natural rubber prices continued to fall during May, albeit the downward trend slowed…

8th June 2017 > Read More

Crotty: Ageing assets a threat to EU chemical makers

London –  European polymer and chemicals companies must modernise their production facilities if they are…

8th June 2017 > Read More

Company profile: Troester at 125 years

Hannover-Wülfel, Germany – Troester, a family-run producer of equipment for extrusion of tire components and…

8th June 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone to raise TBR, OTR tire prices in North America

Nashville, Tennessee – Bridgestone Americas is planning to raise prices in North America on its…

8th June 2017 > Read More

Vacancy ad: Job of the Week

Due to ongoing expansion and business growth, MAXAM TIRE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED is currently looking for:…

8th June 2017 > Read More

MOL/JSR rubber plant start-up delayed until 2018

Budapest – The starting up of a new solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) plant by…

8th June 2017 > Read More

Chinese group earmarks $1bn for US plant

Guangzhou, China — Guangzhou Vanlead Group Co. Ltd., a China state-owned entity that controls Wanli…

8th June 2017 > Read More

US safety body investigating death of worker at Goodyear Kansas plant

Topeka, Kansas – As of 7 June, Region 7 of the US Occupational Safety and…

8th June 2017 > Read More

Toyoda Gosei building fifth plant in India

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Co. is building a new plant in India to meet…

8th June 2017 > Read More

Linglong tire ‘surprises’ Test World

Zhaoyuan City, China – The gap between Chinese independent tire brands and overseas premium brands…

8th June 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone nets $110m fleet deal with FirstGroup

Warwick, UK – Bridgestone has secured a $110 million (€98 million)  tire supply contract with…

8th June 2017 > Read More

Five top tire manufacturers for Future Tire platform

Cologne, Germany – Five of the world’s leading tire manufacturers will be represented among the…

7th June 2017 > Read More