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Foster to distribute Wacker silicone products in North America

Putnam, Connecticut – Medical and pharmaceutical distributed Foster Corp. has been appointed the exclusive distributor…

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Ceat to build tire plant in Bangladesh

Bhaluka, Bangladesh – Ceat parent company RPG Group and Bangladesh Ak Khan have set up…

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Hankook seeks “top-tier” position with new technology centre

For the Technical Centres feature in the Jan/Feb issue of European Rubber Journal magazine, Shahrzad…

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Floods and speculators buoy natural rubber prices

London – Natural rubber prices have continued to ramp up with gains averaging around 20%…

3rd February 2017 > Read More

Conti calls full-time on football sponsorship

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG’s tire division is stopping its major football sponsorships within Europe,…

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Nokian lifted by winter tires, Russia

Nokia, Finland – Nokian has registered a “strong performance” in the final quarter of 2016,…

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Hankook buys Australian tire distributor

Seoul – Hankook Tire is acquiring 100% of JAX Tyres shares which it described as…

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Trelleborg to invest in Serbian tire plant

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB is planning a “major investment” in its agricultural/industrial tire plant…

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Cabot making gains in tire market, China

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp.’s reinforcement materials division is benefiting from striking better deals for…

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Michelin, Yokohama among those set to hike prices

Rising costs of raw materials are driving increased tire prices worldwide. Michelin North America Inc.,…

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Apollo in black, NR prices pose concern

Gurgaon, India – Apollo Tyres notched up higher sales and profits in the three months…

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Arlanxeo raises EPDM prices

Maastricht, Netherlands – The Lanxess-Saudi Aramco rubber JV, Arlanxeo, has raised prices for its Ethylene…

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Report: Tire makers tune in to RFID

Article published in ERJ’s Jan/Feb issue Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology offers enormous potential to…

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Trelleborg posts record figures in 2016 full year results

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB hit “record” figures for sales and earnings in the full…

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