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Semperit, Sri Trang demerge Thai gloves JV

Vienna – Austrian rubber company Semperit and its Thai partner Sri Trang have agreed to…

19th January 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone’s South Africa plant impacted by electricity cuts

Brits, South Africa – Japanese tire maker Bridgestone has support a legal action against the…

19th January 2017 > Read More

Nynas opens new office in Colombia

Bogota – Nynas has opened a sales office for naphthenic speciality oils in Colombia, where…

19th January 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone acquiring French tire retailer Ayme

Brussels – Bridgestone Europe NV/SA has entered into an exclusivity agreement with the shareholders of…

18th January 2017 > Read More

Reliance–Sibur JV plans to build halobutyl rubber unit

Mumbai, India – Reliance Sibur Elastomers Private Ltd (RSEPL), a joint venture between Sibur and Reliance…

18th January 2017 > Read More

UK chemical makers to continue advising government on Brexit

London -  UK prime minister Theresa May’s 17 Jan announcement that the country will exit the EU single…

18th January 2017 > Read More

Nexen, Toyota Tsusho establish sales JV

Tokyo – Nexen Tire Corp. has established a sales subsidiary in Japan to handle its…

18th January 2017 > Read More

Nijman heads up extrusion engineering at HF

Hamburg, Germany – Equipment & machinery major HF TireTech Group has recently appointed Dr. Gerard…

17th January 2017 > Read More

TST wins machinery-supply contract in Thailand

Tianjin, China – Tianjin-based rubber machinery maker TST signed contract on 12 January to supply…

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Boge Rubber & Plastics starts up second plant in China

Damme, Belgium – Belgium-based automotive supplier Boge Rubber & Plastics has started operating a second…

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Trelleborg expands India research centre

Ahmedabad, India – Trelleborg’s marine systems business has relocated and almost doubled the size of…

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Future Tire Conference 2017: Call for papers extended

Deadline extended to 2nd February 2017 The Future Tire Conference 2017, organised by European Rubber…

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Finnish firm to offer consultancy for Filipino tire plant

Manila – The Philippines government and Finnish tire consultancy Black Donuts Co. (BDC) are working…

16th January 2017 > Read More

Marangoni strikes new partnership in Spain

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni Retreading Systems has struck a partnership with Spanish retreader Recauchutados Fidel,…

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