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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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Evonik tests silica-silane blend in ‘green’ tires

Essen, Germany – Evonik has released a study that claims an SSBR-compatible silica-silane blend of…

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Datwyler posts 15% rise in earnings

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler Group has posted strong financial results for the full year 2016…

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Rogers acquires US silicone manufacturer

Rogers, Connecticut – Rogers Corp. has acquired Diversified Silicone Products Inc. (DSP), a custom silicone…

7th February 2017 > Read More

ERJ Machinery Survey 2017

London – ERJ has just launched the 2017 Tire & Rubber Machinery Survey which each year tracks business…

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Datwyler chairman to step down

Altdorf, Switzerland – Datwyler Group’s annual general meeting on 7 March will see Ulrich Graf…

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Zeon reports further drops in nine-month results

Tokyo – Zeon Corp has reported a year-on-year fall in sales and profits in the…

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Versalis, Algeria to study petrochemical plant

Milan, Italy – Versalis and Algerian state energy company Sonatrach have signed a memorandum of…

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Russian cable manufacturer expands in Siberia

Tomsk, Siberia- Russian cable manufacturer Sibkabel has raised production of its recently launched rubber compounding…

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ASTM moves to develop standards for rCB

West Consohocken, Pennsylvania – The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) is to launch…

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Kraton announces TPE price hikes

Houston, Texas – Kraton Corp. has announced general price increase of $330 per tonne on…

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US moulding company building up LSR capacity

Brea, California – MR Mold & Engineering Corp. is taking delivery of its seventh injection…

6th February 2017 > Read More

Michelin raises prices in Europe

Clermont-Ferrand, France – French tire-maker Michelin has announced price rises in the European replacement tire…

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