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ZC Rubber adds industrial, motorcycle tires to Thai plant

Rayong, Thailand—Zhongce Rubber (Thailand) Co. Ltd has brought on stream production capacity for bias industrial…

29th May 2017 > Read More

Investor Third Point seeks changes in DowDuPont merger

Detroit, Michigan – Just when it looked like clear sailing for the mega-merger of Dow…

29th May 2017 > Read More

Cimcorp to buy more land for possible expansion

Ulvila, Finland – Cimcorp has applied to buy land beside its headquarters site in Ulvila…

29th May 2017 > Read More

ERJ launches Rubber Industry Leaders initiative

London – European Rubber Journal magazine  is launching a special annual feature to recognise people…

26th May 2017 > Read More

Michelin boss stresses focus on digitalisation

Claremont-Ferrand, France – Michelin president and CEO Jean Dominique Senard has laid out a strategy…

26th May 2017 > Read More

Orion to raise prices for carbon black grades

Senningerberg, Luxembourg — Orion Engineered Carbons GmbH is increasing prices for all rubber carbon black…

26th May 2017 > Read More

Pirelli earnings up slightly; sales up 13%

Milan, Italy — Pirelli & C. SpA reported a slight gain in operating income for…

26th May 2017 > Read More

Linglong mulls tire plant locations in Europe

Yantai, China – Shandong Linglong Tire is scouting potential locations in Europe for a new…

25th May 2017 > Read More

Yokohama resumes work at Philippines plant

Clark Freeport, Philippines — Yokohama Tire Philippines Inc. (YTPI) has resumed production on a limited…

25th May 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg plans to start work on Serbia expansion soon

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has submitted plans for a major investment at its Ruma…

25th May 2017 > Read More

Covestro names new CEO to replace Patrick Thomas

Leverkausen, Germany — Patrick Thomas is to retire as CEO of Covestro to be replaced…

25th May 2017 > Read More

Sumitomo to expand TPE production in China

Tokyo – Sumitomo Chemical is strengthening its automotive materials business in China by building manufacturing…

24th May 2017 > Read More

Goodyear moves German plant closure to July

Philippsburg, Germany — Goodyear is planning to cease tire production at its 50-year-old plant in…

24th May 2017 > Read More

Birla increases carbon black prices in Europe

Hanover, Germany – Carbon black producer Birla Carbon is increasing its carbon black prices in…

24th May 2017 > Read More