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Chemours fluoroproducts has steady 2016

Wilmington, Delaware — Blowing-agent company Chemours saw sales in its Fluoroproducts segment rise by 1%…

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Cooper Standard reports strong 2016 financials

Novi, Michigan – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. reported increases in both net income and sales…

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China’s General Science to build new PCR project

Wuxi, China – Jiangsu General Science Technology, a tire maker based in Wuxi, Jiangsu specialising…

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Strong yen brings down Bridgestone 2016 results

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has posted a sharp drop in earnings and revenue for 2016,…

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Algeria invests in €250m tire plant

Hanover, Germany – A greenfield tire plant is being built in the eastern Algerian city…

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ETRMA calls for “reindustrialisation” of Europe

Brussels – The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has urged the European Commission…

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Cooper net income rises; repurchase programme extended

Findlay, Ohio – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. reported a 16.7% jump in net income…

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Dow Corning expanding North America healthcare application centre

Midland, Michigan - Dow Corning is investing in “state-of-the-art” capabilities and new product technologies, and in…

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US drops countervailing duties for Double Coin, Guizhou

Washington – Double Coin Holdings Ltd. has obtained a sharply lower countervailing duty rate on…

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Semperit, Shaw establish entity in US

Atlanta, Georgia – Semperit AG’s Sempertrans conveyor belt business and Shaw Almex Industries Ltd. have…

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China’s tire maker Zhongce opens Thailand flagship store

Si Racha, Thailand – Tire maker Zhongce Rubber opened its Thailand flagship store in Si…

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Kuraray raises rubber prices

Tokyo – Kuraray Co. ltd is increasing prices for some of materials, including liquid rubber, trans polyisoprene and…

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Momentive strike ends, new contract ratified

Waterford, New York – Three union locals representing workers at two Momentive Performance Materials Inc….

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Firestone Building Products to buy silicone roofing company

Seattle, Washington – Firestone Building Products Co. LLC has reached an agreement to acquire silicone…

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