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ERJ publisher wins US tire leadership award

Bowie, Maryland – David Zielasko, vice president of Crain Communications Inc. and publisher of Rubber…

3rd September 2017 > Read More

Conti debuts track for farming’s highest horsepower tractors

Decatur, Illinois – ContiTech North America Inc. is introducing an enhanced version of its Trackman…

3rd September 2017 > Read More

Fakuma: Kraiburg TPE targets adhesion, surface properties

Kraiburg, Germany –  Kraiburg TPE will highlight its latest developments in the field of thermoplastic…

1st September 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone retains top spot in global tire industry ranking

Status quo reigned over the 2017 global tire rankings, even as the estimated value of…

1st September 2017 > Read More

Natural rubber prices show signs of stabilisation

London – Natural Rubber prices have been following a positive trend since end of June,…

1st September 2017 > Read More

US rubber industry hit by Texas hurricane

Houston, Texas – Hurricane Harvey, which struck the southeastern coast of Texas as a Category…

1st September 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg shuffles management in sealing business

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has appointed Peter Hahn as president of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions…

1st September 2017 > Read More

Tosoh gains on higher chloroprene rubber sales, pricing

Tokyo, Japan—Tosoh Corp. has reported increased shipments of its chloroprene rubber materials in a consolidated results…

1st September 2017 > Read More

Blair Rubber expands in South Korea

Seville, Ohio—Rubber liner maker Blair Rubber Co. is expanding steadily its reach overseas. It recently…

1st September 2017 > Read More

Update: Arkema reports “explosions and smoke” at Crosby Plant

Crosby, Texas – French chemicals manufacturer Arkema Group has reported of explosions at its flooded…

31st August 2017 > Read More

Update: Arkema’s hurricane-damaged additives plant in danger of explosion

Crosby, Texas –The Arkema chemical plant at Crosby near the flooded US city of Houston…

31st August 2017 > Read More

Gazprom starts production of ‘environmentally-friendly’ rubber oil

Moscow – Gazpromneft Lubricants, operator of the Gazprom Neft lubricants business, has begun production of an ‘environmentally-friendly’ rubber…

31st August 2017 > Read More

Freudenberg expands Irish medical technology site

Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland – Freudenberg Group’s medical business is expanding its catheter manufacturing facility in the…

31st August 2017 > Read More

Synthetic rubber buoys Asahi Kasei earnings

Tokyo – Asahi Kasei Corp. has reported strong growth in sales and operating income in…

31st August 2017 > Read More