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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

Trelleborg unit appealing OTR tire import duties

New York — Trelleborg Wheel Systems (Xingtai) Co. Ltd. has followed four other Chinese off-the-road…

18th May 2017 > Read More

Avon expects to build on strong first half

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc has reported a strong set of half-year results with…

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Volvo plugging for recycled carbon black

Gottenburg, Sweden – Volvo Cars started using rubber compound containing rCB in chassis plugs in…

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Q&A: Black Bear on progress in rCB market

Dutch company Black Bear says it has achieved consistent quality through pyrolysis, with recycled carbon…

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ANRPC predicts natural rubber shortage

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – World supply of natural rubber should fall short of demand in…

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Bridgestone completes acquisition of French tire retailer

Brussels – Bridgestone EMEA has completed the previously-announced acquisition of French tire retailer Groupe Ayme,…

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VMI moves to new facility in Brazil

Itatiaia, Brazil – VMI’s South America subsidiary has opened a new facility in the city…

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Toyo’s Q1 sales, earnings up slightly

Osaka, Japan – Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. reported slightly improved earnings and sales…

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Comment: No need to defend Trelleborg acquisition of CGS

London – Last week ERJ reported on a Trelleborg in-house interview in which CEO Peter…

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European car sales fall 7% on VW, UK slump

Brussels – Passenger car registrations fell 6.8% in Europe in April as the shift of…

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Sri Trang to increase NR capacity as prices recover

Songkhla, Thailand – Sri Trang Agro -Industry is planning to increase natural rubber production capacity…

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Yokohama Philippines plant shut after fire in warehouse

Clark Freeport, The Philippines – Yokohama Tire Philippines Inc. (YTPI) has cancelled work for more…

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