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Bridgestone develops airless bicycle tires

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp., together with Bridgestone Cycle Co., Ltd., has developed an airless bicycle…

18th April 2017 > Read More

Momentive opens tire materials R&D lab

Charlotte, North Caroline – Momentive Performance Materials Inc. has opened a 20,000-sq-ft. research and development…

18th April 2017 > Read More

Yokohama to add Alliance passenger tire brand

Tokyo — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has confirmed that it plans to launch a range…

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Aeolus to fully absorb Pirelli industrial tire unit, raise project funds

Jiaozuo, China – Aeolus is to acquire a 90% stake in Pirelli’s industrial tire unit…

13th April 2017 > Read More

Conti opens 300-employee R&D centre in California

Hanover, Germany / San José, California –  Continental has opened a new R&D centre in…

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Hutchinson to build new North American HQ

Auburn Hills, Michigan – A new $8 million North American headquarters building for Hutchinson North…

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Easter holiday break

ERJ offices will close for the Easter bank holiday in the UK. Our daily industry news…

13th April 2017 > Read More

Wacker inks silicone brand deal in Brazil

Munich, Germany / São Paulo, Brazil –  Munich-based chemical group Wacker and the Brazilian silicone…

13th April 2017 > Read More

Trinseo CEO to receive leadership award

Berwyn, Pennsylvania.—Throughout the past three years, Trinseo SA CEO and president Christopher Pappas has led…

13th April 2017 > Read More

Kramer: Goodyear poised for “high-value” growth

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear is positioned to take advantage of the “accelerating shift to high-value-added…

12th April 2017 > Read More

Delay to Dow-DuPont merger

Midland, Michigan – Several amendments have been made to the proposed merger agreement between Dow…

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Raw materials costs hit Semperit business outlook

Vienna – Semperit Group is now expecting a “very weak” result and has suspended its…

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ASTM move could aid pyrolysis backers

Brussels – The formation recently by the standards body ASTM International of a committee on…

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New Prometeon to partner by Iveco Defence Vehicles

Milan – Prometeon Tire Group – the new company name of the group that produces…

12th April 2017 > Read More