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ContiTech completes purchase of surface design company Hornschuch

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech has completed the previously announced purchase of the Weißbach, Germany-based Hornschuch…

2nd March 2017 > Read More

Crunch time ‘looms’ for up to 500 Chinese tire makers

Hanover, Germany – Mounting pressure on Chinese tire makers will soon force a long-anticipated cull…

1st March 2017 > Read More

Orion reports strong earnings

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons has posted a 10% year-on-year rise in adjusted earnings (EBITDA)…

1st March 2017 > Read More

ContiTech sees digitalisation offering growth potential

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech has announced that it sees “considerable growth potential” from a drive…

1st March 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg launches intelligent tire pressure technology globally

Paris – Trelleborg has announced the global launch of the VIP – variable inflation pressure…

1st March 2017 > Read More

Linglong plans new subsidiaries, Thai site expansion

  Yantai, China – Linglong Tire is to set up three fully-owned subsidiaries and a…

28th February 2017 > Read More

Korean synthetic rubber suppliers in expansion mode

Seoul – Two Korean speciality chemicals suppliers, LG Chem and Kumho Petrochemical, are expanding their…

28th February 2017 > Read More

Peled: M&As a big deal for tire industry

Hanover, Germany – Merger & acquisition (M&A) activity has had a significant impact on the…

28th February 2017 > Read More

LSR O-rings adding to HIV protection

Belfast – Researchers at Queens University Belfast in Northern Ireland have observed that reservoir and…

28th February 2017 > Read More

Arlanxeo increases chloroprene rubber prices again

Maastricht, The Netherlands – For the third time in just over three months, synthetic rubber manufacturer…

27th February 2017 > Read More

SRI uses bio-liquid rubber in winter tire for better ice-grip

Tokyo – Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has developed a winter tire using Kuraray-supplied liquid farnesene…

27th February 2017 > Read More

Hankook opens European test centre for winter tires in Finland   

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Hankook Tire Europe has opened its own European test facility for winter…

27th February 2017 > Read More

Adidas reports 11% rise in earnings

Herzogenaurach, Germany — Sportswear company Adidas has reported an 11% year-on-year rise in its fiscal…

27th February 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone claims NR-beating isoprene rubber

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has claimed a breakthrough in creating synthetic isoprene rubber (IR) through…

24th February 2017 > Read More