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Conti raises sales forecast on strong start to 2017

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has increased its sales projections for the year 2017 following…

9th May 2017 > Read More

Chinese OTR tire makers appeal import duties

New York – Four Chinese OTR tire manufacturers have followed through on their promise to…

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Report: Petronas, Aramco study synthetic rubber production

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s Petronas and Saudi Aramco are investigating projects to build more petrochemical…

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Versalis exec to lead IISRP

Taipei, Taiwan – Enrico Lucchese, marketing manager for tire, styrenics modification, & latex within the…

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Marangoni sells solid tire assets to Onyx

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni Group has completed the sale of its solid tire manufacturing and distribution…

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Doublestar’s growth slows down after 2016 sales jump

Qingdao, China – Doublestar posted a 65% rise in 2016 revenue to €655 million (4.9…

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Trinseo reports overall growth in first quarter

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo reported overall growth in its first quarter financial statement, including a…

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Future Tire 2017: Q&A with Jyrki Anttonen, Technology Director, Cimcorp Oy

Jyrki Anttonen, Technology Director, Cimcorp Oy, will join the line-up of high-ranking speakers at the…

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Toyo moves headquarters closer to technology centre

Osaka, Japan – Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. is relocating its headquarters to a…

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Natural rubber prices continue to slide

London – Natural rubber buyers seemed unswayed by a proposal for new output curbs among…

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Michelin commissions new distribution centre in Stoke

London – Michelin has recently signed a contract with LondonMetric Property to build a 137,000…

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Orion rubber blacks deliver strong first quarter

Luxembourg –  Orion Engineered Carbons SA has notched up a 36.6% year-on-year increase in earnings…

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Canadian oilseed invention found in new-gen Nokian tires

Nokia, Finland — A Canadian agricultural invention widely considered a global Cinderella success story is…

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UHP sales help Hankook’s first quarter results

Seoul, Korea  – Hankook Tire has posted a slight dip, almost 1%, in first quarter…

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