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Continental, Caterpillar team up for tire design

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG and Caterpillar Inc. have agreed to collaborate on designing new…

24th February 2017 > Read More

Conti aims to capitalise on retreads acquisition

London – Continental Tyre Group officials rolled into London on 22 Feb to show off recent…

23rd February 2017 > Read More

US not to levy antidumping, countervailing duties on Chinese TBR tires

Washington – By a 3-2 vote, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has determined the…

23rd February 2017 > Read More

Marangoni launches major reshuffle in management

Rovereto, Italy – Italian Marangoni Group has seen a “high turnover” in management positions since…

23rd February 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone adds curing bladder facility in China

Huizhou, China – Bridgestone is adding 5,300 unit per year curing bladder facility with €494,000…

23rd February 2017 > Read More

Hutchinson ramping up plant in China

Shenyang, China – French automotive and rubber parts supplier Hutchinson is ramping up its recently…

22nd February 2017 > Read More

Solvay raises prices for silica products globally

Lyon, France – Solvay is increasing prices for all its silica products by 10% as…

22nd February 2017 > Read More

ESBR importers face high antidumping duties in US

Washington – The US Department of Commerce has levied stiff preliminary antidumping duties against importers…

22nd February 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone Europe ups prices across all brands

Brussels – Bridgestone Europe has joined other major brands in Europe raising the price of…

22nd February 2017 > Read More

TARRC expert goes back to the future

Hanover, Germany – Anybody baulking at current natural rubber prices should spare a thought for…

22nd February 2017 > Read More

Avon appoints new CEO as Rennie departs

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber’s board has appointed Paul McDonald as “group chief executive” following…

21st February 2017 > Read More

Solvay claims tire silica advance

Hannover, Germany – Solvay has launched a highly dispersible silica (HDS), which it claims can…

21st February 2017 > Read More

Covestro reports strong earnings despite lower sales in 2016

Cologne, Germany — 2016 was a record year for Covestro, the company said, with volumes…

21st February 2017 > Read More

YRC posts sharp income, revenue drops for 2016

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (YRC) suffered a 22.4% drop in operating income for…

21st February 2017 > Read More