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Bridgestone claims patent win over Wanli

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. is claiming victory in a patent infringement lawsuit against Guangzhou South…

4th June 2017 > Read More

Elastomers spur Sibur in first quarter

Moscow – PAO Sibur Holding has achieved a 15.2% year-on-year increase in elastomers sales volumes,…

4th June 2017 > Read More

Lutz resigns as CFO of Covestro

Leverkusen, Germany – Frank Lutz has resigned as CFO of Covestro and is to be…

4th June 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone raises prices on car, van, SUV tires

Brussels – Bridgestone Europe is increasing prices across its car, van and SUV tire ranges…

2nd June 2017 > Read More

Moulding machine maker Desma increases capacity

Fridingen, Germany –Desma is expanding its production capabilities by building new production halls in Fridingen…

2nd June 2017 > Read More

Füllenbach takes over the reins at Semperit

Vienna – Martin Füllenbach has started his role as chairman of the management board (CEO)…

2nd June 2017 > Read More

Versalis boss Ferrari elected president of PlasticsEurope

Brussels – Daniele Ferrari, chief executive officer of Versalis, has been elected president of polymer…

2nd June 2017 > Read More

Maplan adding plants in China, Slovakia

Kottingbrunn,  Austria – Rubber moulding machine maker Maplan is establishing new manufacturing facilities in China…

1st June 2017 > Read More

Conti partners with Chinese internet major Baidu

Berlin – Continental has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese internet company Baidu in…

1st June 2017 > Read More

Retread industry petitioning US to reconsider import duties

Madison, Tennessee –Marangoni Tread North America Inc. has launched a petition drive to spur the…

1st June 2017 > Read More

Survey: Compounders seeing higher growth in 2017

London – Business confidence in the European rubber compounding industry has increased across a wide range…

30th May 2017 > Read More

Covestro making ‘butyl’ rubber from CO2

London – Covestro is developing a new “butyl-type” rubber that uses CO2 as a feedstock,…

30th May 2017 > Read More

Process safety body facing Trump axe

Washington – The Trump administration is seeking to eliminate the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation…

30th May 2017 > Read More

Industry wants tire cord exclusions from US steel probe

Washington —Specific types of tire cord-quality steel wire rod, tire cord and bead wire should…

30th May 2017 > Read More