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Goodyear opens test lab in Luxembourg

Luxembourg – Goodyear has opened a new tire test laboratory at its innovation centre in…

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Yokohama motorsports unit coming home

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd is dissolving its motorsports subsidiary and transferring its operations…

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Interview: Orion to focus on “high value-added” products

Kingwood, Texas – 2016 was a very good year for Orion Engineered Carbons LLC, setting…

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Waterproof fluorinated elastomer coating heals itself

Ann Arbor, Michigan – A self-healing, water-repellent, spray-on coating based on a fluorinated polyurethane elastomer…

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Guizhou Tyre to build new plant in Vietnam

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ContiTech advances digital transformation at Hannover Messe

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech has rolled out a range of intelligent products to support “digital…

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Indian natural rubber output rebounds on higher prices

Kottayam, India – Higher prices have contributed to a significant pick-up in India’s production and…

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ITMA reports “record” membership amid Brexit concerns

Essex, UK – Membership of UK trade association the Imported Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ITMA) has reached a…

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European Chemical Agency sees “low level of concern” for recycled rubber

Helsinki, Finland – The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has recently concluded that there is “at…

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Natural Rubber producers considering “new curbs” on exports

Bangkok – Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia are considering new curbs on natural rubber exports to…

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Nokian names new CIO as part of ‘digitalisation’ drive

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres Plc has appointed Frans Westerlund as its vice president, chief…

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Apollo automation head to give keynote at Future Tire 2017

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

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German bike tire company develops “new-generation” rubber compound

Reichshof, Germany – Bicycle tire brand Schwalbe is launching a new generation of compounds for…

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US Supreme Court reverses damage award against Goodyear

Washington — In an 8-0 decision, the US Supreme Court reversed and remanded a $2.74…

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