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Birla opens greenfield carbon black facility in China

  Jining, China – Birla Carbon has officially inaugurated a greenfield 120 kilotonnes per annum…

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Move to reverse US decision on Chinese truck & bus tire imports

New York— The United Steelworkers union filed a memorandum in support of its case before…

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Zeon opens speciality rubber lab in Singapore

Singapore – Zeon Asia, part of Japanese speciality company Zeon Corp., has opened its ‘Asia…

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Toyo appoints Bromfield as US CEO

Cypress, California — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has promoted Roy Bromfield to president…

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Kraiburg expands rubber mats facility

Waldkraiburg, Germany –  Gummiwerk Kraiburg Elastik GmbH & Co. KG has recently expanded capacity for…

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Tire cord supplier DuraFiber selling assets

Huntersville, North Carolina — Tire cord supplier DuraFiber Technologies has put its three US plants…

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New ZC branch to target European OE tire market

Frankfurt, Germany — China’s biggest tire manufacturer Zhongce Rubber (ZC Rubber) has set sights on…

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Continental back in the farm tire business

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has returned to the agricultural tire business with the launch…

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VMI opens new manufacturing facility in Poland

Leszno, Poland – Dutch tire machinery manufacturer VMI Group has opened a new production plant…

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Freudenberg seals advance for food & beverage Industry

Weinheim, Germany – Freudenberg’s seals replacement unit Freudenberg Xpress is offering a new, large seal…

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Apollo Tyres wins OE fitments in Europe

Gurgaon, India – Apollo Tyres’ premium brand Vredestein has been selected as OE fitment on…

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Evonik opens new silicones plant in Shanghai

Shanghai, China – Evonik Industries AG opened a new plant 5 Sept in Shanghai for…

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Safic-Alcan extends carbon black deal with Orion

Paris-La  Defense – Safic-Alcan Group’s subsidiaries in Germany and Belgium have extended a distribution agreement…

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Hankook advances tire-noise insulation technology

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Hankook has updated its ‘sound absorber’ technology, which is already being fitted…

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