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Mesnac advances “most intelligent” TBM

Shanghai, China – Mesnac recently introduced what it said was “the most intelligent tire building…

3rd November 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg advances Serbian expansion project

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg expects to start phasing in new capacity at its Serbian tire…

2nd November 2017 > Read More

Indian operations drive up sales at Apollo

Gurgaon, India –  Apollo Tyres Ltd has reported higher sales but pressure on earnings in…

2nd November 2017 > Read More

Maplan inaugurates China plant

Changzhou, China – Austrian rubber moulding machine maker Maplan inaugurated its first ever overseas plant…

2nd November 2017 > Read More

EPA bars manufacture of rubber compatibilising agent

Washington – The US Environment Protection Agency has placed a ban on domestic manufacture of…

2nd November 2017 > Read More

Cooper Standard reports higher sales, lower income

Novi, Michigan – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. reported increased sales, but a decrease in net…

1st November 2017 > Read More

Sumitomo rolls out tire-innovation roadmap

Tokyo – Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd has set out a series of targets for its…

1st November 2017 > Read More

China demand drives Cabot reinforcement segment

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. has posted a 41% increase in 2017 earnings (EBIT) in…

1st November 2017 > Read More

Global truck tire market to grow 4% to 2027

Leatherhead, UK – Global truck tire demand is set to show 3.5% year-on-year growth over the…

1st November 2017 > Read More

Yokohama taps ‘informatics’ to accelerate rubber R&D

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has established a development technology for rubber materials based…

1st November 2017 > Read More

Sales dip concerns Cooper Tire, despite higher earnings

Findlay, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has posted a 29.6% year-on-year increase in third quarter…

31st October 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg expands pipe seals manufacturing in US

Milford, New Hampshire – Trelleborg’s pipe seals operation has inaugurated an expansion at its manufacturing…

31st October 2017 > Read More

Gates aims for expansion, possible IPO

Denver, Germany – After almost two years of ownership by Blackstone Group LP of New…

31st October 2017 > Read More

Beaver, Mehler to partner in Europe

Fairlawn, Ohio –  Beaver Manufacturing Co. Inc. and Mehler Engineered Products Group have entered into…

31st October 2017 > Read More