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Top Glove to open three new production plants by 2019

Shah Alam, Malaysia – Top Glove is set to start up three new production facilities…

6th April 2017 > Read More

Birla to supply carbon black to Linglong

Rayong, Thailand – Linglong International Tire Thailand (LLIT) and Indian Aditya Birla Group in Thailand…

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Goodyear to raise prices in US for second time in 2017

Akron, Ohio – For the second time this year, Goodyear will increase prices across of…

6th April 2017 > Read More

Kraiburg TPE opens office in Sweden

Waldkraiburg, Germany – Kraiburg TPE has opened a sales office in Sunne, western Sweden to…

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Sumitomo Rubber completes acquisition of Dunlop brand from Sports Direct

Shirebrook, UK – Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has completed the acquisition of the Dunlop brand…

5th April 2017 > Read More

Continental opens Chinese tire plant expansion

Hefei, China – Continental has opened a €250-million expansion of its tire plant in Hefei,…

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Trelleborg increases tire prices globally

Rome, Italy – Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced a global price increase for all its…

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Pirelli finishes 2016 on a high note

Milan, Italy – Pirelli managed year-on-year revenue-growth of 1.6%, to €6.0 billion, for the full…

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Pirelli separates from industrial tires unit to become “pure consumer tire company”

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. S.p.A.’s split into separate consumer and industrial tire companies took…

4th April 2017 > Read More

Growing tire size adds to halobutyl demand

Guangzhou, China – Larger tires, calling for better rolling resistance and energy efficiency, will likely…

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Bridgestone ups tire prices in Japan

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has announced price rises for all its tires in Japan, due…

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Conti advances €35m Taraxagum project with local council support

Anklam, Germany – Continental has won the approval of Anklam town council to set up…

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Hexpol buys compounding operations in Europe, US

Malmo, Sweden – Hexpol AB has announced the acquisition of two compounding operations in Europe…

3rd April 2017 > Read More

Italian machinery production and imports jump as market starts to recover

The Italian plastics and rubber machinery market finally showed some strength in 2016, some eight…

3rd April 2017 > Read More