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China’s environmental inspection raises tire prices

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

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Momentive seeks to raise $100 million in IPO

Washington — MPM Holdings Inc., a global producer of specialty silicones and chemicals also known…

14th September 2017 > Read More

Michelin, Maxion debut ‘flexible’ car wheel

Frankfurt, Germany — Group Michelin and Maxion Wheels have developed a car wheel, which incorporates…

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Cabot increases prices for speciality compounds globally

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. is increasing prices for its Plasblak masterbatches and Cabelec conductive…

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EU posts record car registration figures, UK declines

Brussels – Passenger car registrations in Europe in the month of August increased by 5.6%…

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Bridgestone’s Annunziato to become ETRMA president

Brussels – Bridgestone’s Franco Annunziato is to become the new president of the European Tyre…

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Michelin seeking ideas for Ballymena plant

Ballymena, Northern Ireland – French tire maker Michelin is seeking public ideas for the future…

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 Goodyear, Giti, Hankook plants in North America set to come online

Akron, Ohio – Tire manufacturing in North America is due for a sizable boost over…

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China’s Yiyan machinery group setting up digital factory

Beijing – China’s Yiyang Rubber & Plastics Machinery Group Co, Ltd. (YRPM) and Germany’s Fraunhofer…

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Jaguar Land Rover moves into surfboards from scrap PU

Whitley, UK – Scrap polyurethane foam used in the design process by Jaguar Land Rover…

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Remaining materials burn at Arkema plant, residents return home

Crosby, Texas—Residents are returning to their homes in Crosby after officials launched controlled fires at…

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Kumho Tire’s future in limbo as Doublestar cancels deal

Seoul – Following months of debates and dispute over trademark rights and price tag, China’s…

13th September 2017 > Read More

Goodyear breaks ground on Luxembourg tire plant

Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg – Goodyear has broken ground on a passenger tire plant in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg,…

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Conti introduces two tire technology concepts

Hanover, Germany – Germany tire and technology company Continental AG has introduced two concept tires…

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