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Hype-free Industry 4.0 will see step-change in manufacturing, says automation expert

London – Manufacturers needs to “prick the bubble of hype” surrounding Industry 4.0 if they…

12th February 2017 > Read More

Silicone O-rings adding to HIV protection

  Belfast – Intra vaginal rings have been made for many years in various polymer…

12th February 2017 > Read More

Tire recycler Aliapur keeps a lid on costs

Lyon, France – Amid all the price-rise announcement for new tires, French used tire collection…

12th February 2017 > Read More

Report: Kumho chairman to buy back tire unit

Seoul –  Kumho Asiana Group chairman Park Sam-koo has secured nearly a trillion won (€800…

10th February 2017 > Read More

Pirelli announces price hikes in Europe, North America

Milan, Italy – Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli has joined Goodyear, Michelin, and Continental in raising…

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Swedish retreader adds Marangoni technology

Roverto, Italy – Swedish retreader Dacknor AB has partnered with Marangoni Retreading Systems to upgrade…

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Kraiburg TPE raising prices in EMEA region

Waldkraiburg, Germany – Kraiburg TPE is increasing prices for thermoplastic elastomer compounds by an average…

10th February 2017 > Read More

Tire price rises continue in Europe

London – Higher costs of raw materials, particularly natural rubber, has prompted further price rises…

9th February 2017 > Read More

Goodyear posts ‘solid’ 2016 earnings

Akron, Ohio – Buoyed by strong performances in its Americas and Asia Pacific consumer tire…

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VMI introduces smart “vision technology” on machinery

Epe, The Netherlands – VMI has developed a vision technology that can “replace the eyes…

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Hankook targeting 15% growth in fiscal 2017

Seoul – Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is targeting 15% revenue growth in fiscal 2017 after…

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Tristone Flowtech reports growth with “internationalisation” plan

Frankfurt, Germany – Tristone Flowtech Group GmbH’s internationalisation plan is paying off, financial results compiled…

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Arlanxeo opens QC lab at Dutch EPDM plant

Geleen, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo has opened a manufacturing quality-control laboratory at its Chemelot Keltan…

8th February 2017 > Read More

Momentive workers continue strike, get support from health leaders

Waterford, New York – Some 700 Momentive Performance Materials Inc employees are currently on strike…

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