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ANRPC notes natural rubber supply deficit in July

Kuala Lumpur – July 2017 witnessed a natural rubber supply deficit of 648,000 tonnes, according…

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Apollo expects full capacity at Hungary plant by autumn 2018

Mumbai, India – Apollo Tyres is expecting to ramp up its recently-opened production plant in…

23rd August 2017 > Read More

Continental’s tire communications head passes away

Hanover, Germany – Head of communications and public relations for passenger car and light truck…

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Wacker expands polymer, silicones labs in Dubai

Munich, Germany – Wacker Chemie AG has expanded its technical centre in Dubai, United Arab…

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BKT to establish 60ktpa carbon black plant

Mumbai, India – Indian off-road tire maker Balkrishna Industries Ltd (BKT) is to establish a carbon black plant…

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Chinese machine maker TST curbs first-half losses

Tianjin, China – Tianjin Saixiang Technology (TST) posted a 41% rise in revenue to €23…

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Hutchinson launches seventh components plant in Poland

Paris – French-owned automotive parts maker Hutchinson is set to launch full production at its…

22nd August 2017 > Read More

Kumho Tire deal setback with Doublestar discount demand

Seoul – The process to sell a majority 42.01% share of Kumho Tire to Qingdao…

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India set to impose anti-dumping duties on Chinese TBR tires

London – India’s anti-dumping body has established that the country’s tire manufacturers are being ‘injured’…

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China’s Zhongding to build speciality rubber mixing facility

Xuancheng, China – The world’s 18th largest non-tire rubber producer Zhongding is planning to build…

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Toyo divesting industrial products unit to Nitta, Sekisui

Hyogo, Japan – Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has agreed to divest major portions…

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Report: ExxonMobil buys Lion Copolymer rubber plant

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – ExxonMobil Corp has acquired a rubber production facility of Lion Copolymer…

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Rubber trade dispute widens as Mexico launches investigation

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Royal Mail aims to cut rubber-band waste

London – Every year, Royal Mail plc uses around 338 tonnes of rubber bands to keep…

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