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Ineos blasts Scottish shale gas ban

Glasgow, Scotland – Ineos has slammed a Scottish government decision to ban shale gas developments,…

4th October 2017 > Read More

Aramco to acquire 50% stake in Petronas polymers project

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Aramco is paying around $900 million (€765 million) to acquire…

4th October 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg offers virtual LSR tour

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has set up a virtual 360° tour of its…

3rd October 2017 > Read More

Toyo to expand US, Malaysian tire plants

Hyogo, Japan—Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. is planning to expand tire production capacity in…

3rd October 2017 > Read More

Conti acquisition to bolster smart-belt strategy

Hanover, Germany – Continental has recently acquired Advanced Imaging Technologies (PTY) Ltd (AIT) of Pinetown,…

3rd October 2017 > Read More

Kenda Tires acquires Danish wheels maker Starco

Reynoldsburg, Ohio – Kenda Tires has acquired Starco Europe, a Brabrand, Denmark-based supplier of wheels for…

3rd October 2017 > Read More

Xingda builds steel cord plant in Thailand, ups H1 sales

Hemaraj, Thailand – China’s largest steel cord maker Xingda started construction of infrastructural facilities at…

3rd October 2017 > Read More

Hoses keep beer flowing at the Oktoberfest

  Hanover, Germany – This year’s Munich’s Oktoberfest, held 16 Sept to 3 Oct,  would have…

3rd October 2017 > Read More

Lanxess hikes prices for urethane products

Cologne, Germany – Lanxess’ urethane systems business unit has introduced a series of price increases…

2nd October 2017 > Read More

Swedish chemicals hunt targets rubber products

Stockholm – Rubber will come under the microscope of the Swedish chemicals agency as it…

2nd October 2017 > Read More

Cabot, Dow launch fumed-silica plant project

Carrollton, Kentucky – Cabot Corp. and DowDuPont launched the construction of a Cabot fumed silica…

1st October 2017 > Read More

Zinc Oxide acquires Zochem

Dickson, Tennessee –  Zinc Oxide LLC has acquired Zochem Inc., a subsidiary of American Zinc…

1st October 2017 > Read More

Hexpol bringing advanced TPEs to Fakuma

Friedrichshafen, Germany –  Hexpol TPE will present an expanded range of products developed to meet…

1st October 2017 > Read More

Future Tire: Heat on tire industry to deliver RFID

Cologne, Germany – A discussion panel at this year’s Future Tire Conference sparked heated debate…

1st October 2017 > Read More