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Investment momentum in tire production continues

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

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Expansion pipeline for silicones

London – This silicones industry has been in expansion mode over recent months, with several…

28th November 2017 > Read More

EC fines Toyoda Gosei over competition law infringement

Kiyosu City, Japan -  Japanese automotive parts maker Toyoda Gosei Co has been fined by…

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Wacker opens new technical centre in Istanbul

Munich, Germany – Wacker Chemie AG expanded its range of services in Turkey with the…

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Slump in Chinese TBR imports to India

New Delhi – India’s import of Chinese truck & bus radial (TBR) tires has declined…

27th November 2017 > Read More

Top Glove to buy surgical gloves maker Aspion

Kuala Lumpur –Rubber-glove maker Top Glove Corp. Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding to…

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Rubber seals scandal hits Mitsubishi Materials

Tokyo – Mitsubishi Materials Corp. has supplied rubber sealing products with falsified test and measurement…

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NR prices support double-digit growth at SIPH

Paris – Société Internationale de Plantations d’Hévéas (SIPH) has posted double-digit growth in year-to-date sales…

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Uncertainty looms over NR market as demand weakens

Article originally published in the Nov/Dec issue of European Rubber Journal London – After some…

26th November 2017 > Read More

Lessons from the past: When to wear rubbers

London - Feeling nice and comfortable in your new rubber-soled shoes or trainers? This oddly titled article from…

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Rhein Chemie ready to expand global presence

Cleveland, Ohio - With its recent acquisition of Chemtura Corp., Lanxess AG is gearing up its Rhein…

24th November 2017 > Read More

Conti starts construction of tire plant in Thailand

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has officially started construction on a €250-million greenfield tire production…

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Bio-EPDM rubber in official World Cup 2018 football

Maastricht, The Netherlands –  A bio-based EPDM rubber will feature in the official ‘soccer’ ball…

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Lotte-Versalis rubber JV launches production in South Korea

Milan, Italy – Lotte Versalis Elastomers – a 50:50 joint venture between Versalis SpA and…

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