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Michelin bids to acquire all shares in SIPH

Paris – Groupe Michelin has filed a public tender offer in France to acquire 1,042,324…

7th June 2017 > Read More

Reports: Wanli considering US plant

Akron, Ohio — China’s Wanli Tire Group is considering building a plant in South Carolina,…

7th June 2017 > Read More

Shake-ups ahead for growing fillers market

Based on feature article  published in ERJ’s May/June issue Carbon black demand rising but faces…

7th June 2017 > Read More

Q&A: Goodyear Dunlop exec discusses CV tire trends

Q&A based on interview at the recent Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 in Birmingham with Peri…

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New executive in place at Continental’s tire division

Hanover, German – Continental AG has named Heinrich Exeler as the new head of Continental…

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UK tire recyclers seek ‘fairer’ fire safety rules

London – The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) is holding talks with the UK’s Environment Agency…

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ZC Rubber, Bekaert in steel cord deal

Brussels, Belgium — China’s Zhongce Rubber Group (ZC Rubber) has signed strategic cooperation agreement with…

6th June 2017 > Read More

SaarGummi in technical deal with the Korean automotive supplier

Wadern-Büschfeld, Germany – SaarGummi Group has entered a technical agreement and is considering forming a…

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Thomas: Financial crash ‘still impacting polymer supply, prices’

London – The financial crash of 2008 continues to cast a shadow over the petrochemicals…

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SIPH notes natural rubber price slide, market volatility

Courbevoie, France – Natural rubber company SIPH (Societe International de Plantations d’Heveas) has posted a…

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Sumitomo CEO: Future is now for autonomous vehicles

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina — Visionaries have dreamed of self-propelled vehicles since Leonardo da…

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Lion Elastomers buys assets from East West Copolymer

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Lion Copolymer Services LLC has purchased assets of East West Copolymer,…

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Pyrolyx seals major rCB, ELT supply deal in US

Munich, Germany – German recovered carbon black (rCB)producer Pyrolyx AG has announced a 10-year contract…

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Sealing parts maker Zhongding ups annual sales; closes Tristone takeover

Xuancheng, China – Zhongding Sealing Parts posted a 28% rise in yearly sales to €1.1…

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