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Marangoni hikes tire prices

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni Industrial Tyres will increase sales prices for all products within its…

1st February 2017 > Read More

NGS Elastomer to sell Weihai fluorosilicones in Europe

Sandesneben, Germany – German chemicals distributor NGS Elastomer has expanded the distribution of 16 different…

1st February 2017 > Read More

Q&A: Michelin aims high with new R&D centre

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

31st January 2017 > Read More

Giti to install Cimcorp ‘dream factory’ at new US tire plant

Ulvila, Finland – Tire handling and robotics supplier Cimcorp has been selected by Giti Tire…

31st January 2017 > Read More

Yokohama reshuffles, names new ATG chairman

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC) announced a number of changes to the company’s senior management…

31st January 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg board member to step down

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg board member Jan Carlson is to step down from his position at…

31st January 2017 > Read More

Zeon to raise TPE prices

Tokyo –  Zeon Corp. has announced plans to raise prices for its thermoplastic elastomers sold…

31st January 2017 > Read More

UK sustainable materials group to initially focus on rCB

London – Materials consultancy Artis, part of Avon Rubber, has launched a sustainable materials group,…

30th January 2017 > Read More

Kuraray raises elastomer prices again

Tokyo – Exactly a month after announcing price-rises for its elastomer products, Japanese supplier, Kuraray…

30th January 2017 > Read More

Momentive breaks ground on German silane plant

Leverkusen, Germany – Momentive Performance Materials Inc. broke ground on its new silane manufacturing facility…

30th January 2017 > Read More

Report: China tire industry to grow 4%

Sydney, Australia – Chinese tire industry is expected to grow at a CAGR rate of…

30th January 2017 > Read More

Focus: How industry measures up to HSE standards

Article published in ERJ’s January/February issue While there seems to have been a general improvement…

27th January 2017 > Read More

Dow posts elastomers record amid mixed annual results

Midland, Michigan – Dow Chemical Co.’s performance materials & chemicals unit saw sales fall 23%…

27th January 2017 > Read More

Falken chosen as OEM for Volkswagen Tiguan

Brussels – Falken has been chosen to supply original equipment tires for new Volkswagen Tiguan…

27th January 2017 > Read More