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Kobelco probe spreads to tire & rubber machinery

All ERJ on-line news reports are exclusive to subscribers to European Rubber Journal magazine. If you are…

16th October 2017 > Read More

Top Glove profits dip despite strong Q4

Shah Alam, Malaysia – Higher raw material prices have driven down annual profit at Malaysian…

16th October 2017 > Read More

Rubber at Fakuma 2017

Rubber and elastomer process and application technologies are a major feature at this year’s Fakuma…

16th October 2017 > Read More

Tocom to list TSR rubber futures in 2018

Tokyo – Tokyo Commodity Exchange Inc. (Tocom) is planning a listing for technically specified rubber…

15th October 2017 > Read More

Endurica targets elastomer-based ‘digital twin’ apps

Findlay, Ohio – Endurica CL is the latest version 2.6 of its fatigue life analysis…

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Bridgestone agrees to pay $29.6m to settle price-fixing suit

Detroit – Bridgestone Corp. will pay $29.6 million (€25 million)) to settle a multi-district litigation…

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A. Schulman might again be looking for a buyer

Fairlawn, Ohio—Less than a year after considering a sale of the company, officials with materials…

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DuPont: Advanced plastics and elastomers for vehicle engine systems

Geneva, Switzerland - DuPont has published a new white paper to explain how replacing metals with high-performance polymers can help make…

13th October 2017 > Read More

European tire markets weaken further

Brussels – European replacement tire markets continued a downward trend started in the previous quarter,…

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AkzoNobel to expand Chinese organic peroxides plant

Ningbo, China – AkzoNobel will more double the capacity of its organic peroxides plant in…

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Conti ‘on schedule’ with US tire plant construction

Clinton, Mississippi – Site clearing for Continental AG’s $1.4-billion commercial truck/bus tire plant near Clinton…

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LSR key for automotive headlamps

Lippstadt, Germany—Liquid silicone rubber is again playing an important role in new headlamp designs. The…

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Mitsubishi repositions rubber machinery business

Tokyo –The rubber and tire machinery business of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) has been…

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Marangoni rings the changes

Rovereto, Italy –  Marangoni has announced a new role for Gianluca Merlo, who besides managing…

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