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GM to drive industry toward sustainable natural rubber tires

Detroit, Michigan – General Motors Co. is collaborating with rubber and tire suppliers to establish…

16th May 2017 > Read More

Michelin raises tire prices in Europe again

Amsterdam – Groupe Michelin is introducing a new round of tire price rises in Europe…

15th May 2017 > Read More

Yokohama earnings, sales jump in first quarter

Tokyo — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. generated markedly higher earnings and sales in the quarter…

15th May 2017 > Read More

Kuraray brings new bio-based offerings to the market

Tokyo – Two of Kuraray Co. Ltd.’s newest polymers bring new approaches for applications, one…

15th May 2017 > Read More

Trinseo produces 1m tonnes of SSBR at German site

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo has hit a milestone production record at its Schkopau solution elastomer…

15th May 2017 > Read More

Dow to supply PU for puncture-proof bicycle tires

Beijing – Dow Chemical (China) and Beijing Mobike Technology have agreed to develop a long-term…

15th May 2017 > Read More

Future Tire 2017: Q&A with Shibu George, head of automation, Apollo Tires

Head automation & electronics at Apollo Tyres (Hungary) KFT, Shibu George, will give the opening…

15th May 2017 > Read More

Arlanxeo posts big increases in sales and earnings

Cologne, Germany – Arlanxeo, a 50/50 rubber joint venture between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco, has…

12th May 2017 > Read More

Gates appoints new EMEA president to support new strategy

Erembodegem, Belgium – Power transmission (PT) and fluid power systems supplier Gates Corp. has appointed…

12th May 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone Q1 income down, sales up

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp.’s operating income fell 5% in the quarter ended 31 March, due…

12th May 2017 > Read More

Report: HP tires market to reach €69bn by 2022

Leatherhead, Surrey – The high-performance (HP) tire sector will to continue to outpace the overall…

12th May 2017 > Read More

Dow Chemical unveils series of US investments

Midland, Michigan – Dow Chemical Co. is increasing its already major investments in its US-based…

12th May 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg boss defends CGS acquisition

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg president and CEO Peter Nilsson has defended the €1.1-billion purchase of…

11th May 2017 > Read More

Higher costs drive down Sumitomo’s Q1 earnings

Kobe, Japan — Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.’s operating income dropped 12.6% for the quarter ended…

11th May 2017 > Read More