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Bridgestone signs Arla fleet deal

Birmingham, UK –  Bridgestone has extended a fleet agreement with Arla Foods, a 13,500-strong dairy…

24th May 2017 > Read More

Freudenberg to build new seals production site in India 

Bengaluru, India – Freudenberg Group has announced plans to expand activities in India to address…

23rd May 2017 > Read More

Sumitomo develops ‘sensing tires’ technology

Tokyo – Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has developed a new tire sensing technology which is…

23rd May 2017 > Read More

Dow to study silicones production in Saudi Arabia

Midland, Michigan – Dow Chemical Co. has signed two agreements to advance the company’s strategic,…

23rd May 2017 > Read More

Cooper Standard shareholders elect new board member

Novi, Michigan – Shareholders of Cooper Standard Holdings Inc. elected Molly Zhang to the company’s…

23rd May 2017 > Read More

ContiTech opens plant for elastomer coatings in China

Changshu, China – ContiTech has announced the opening of a plant to produce high-performance coated…

22nd May 2017 > Read More

Huntsman, Clariant announce merger plans

Muttenz, Switzerland – Huntsman and Clariant have announced plans to merge as equal companies through…

22nd May 2017 > Read More

Linglong raises funds for factory automation

Yantai, China – Linglong is raising up to €259 million (2 billion yuan) through convertible…

22nd May 2017 > Read More

Wacker expands silicone production in Brazil

Jandira, Brazil – Wacker Chemie AG is expanding its silicone production at its Jandira site…

22nd May 2017 > Read More

Hella uses LSR for first time in serial production headlamps

Lippstadt, Germany – Liquid silicone rubber is a new player in automotive headlamps. The story…

22nd May 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone to open Russian plant 25 May

Ulyanovsk, Russia – Bridgestone is set to open its first plant in the Russia/CIS region…

19th May 2017 > Read More

Cabot to raise carbon black prices in EMEA

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. is increasing prices on all carbon black products in its…

19th May 2017 > Read More

Engel sales up 8.6%, top €1.3bn

Schwertberg, Austria – Rubber and plastics machinery maker Engel Holding GmbH generated sales of €1.36bn…

19th May 2017 > Read More

ZC Rubber opens ‘green’ R&D centre

Hangzhou, China – Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. (ZC Rubber) has initiated work at a…

19th May 2017 > Read More