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Thailand building test centre to support tire, NR sectors

Bangkok – The Thailand Board of Investment plans to invest $100 million (€94 million) to…

16th January 2017 > Read More

UK’s Rapra organisation finds a new parent group

Telford, UK – Membership organisation Rapra has been taken over by Made in the Midlands,…

16th January 2017 > Read More

Yokohama hires Jeff Barna as COO

Santa Ana, California – Yokohama Tire Corp has hired automotive industry veteran Jeff Barna to…

15th January 2017 > Read More

Omnova to raise nitrile elastomer prices in February

Beachwood, Ohio – Omnova Solutions Inc. will increase the price of nitrile elastomers, styrene-acrylic polymers,…

15th January 2017 > Read More

ANRPC: NR price rebound to continue in 2017

Kuala Lumpur – Last year saw a rebound in natural rubber prices, particularly in the…

13th January 2017 > Read More

Report: Three Chinese firms bidding for Kumho

Seoul – Three Chinese firms Shanghai Aerospace Industry Co. (SAIC), Jiangsu GPRO Group Co. and…

13th January 2017 > Read More

Interview: Acquisitions help PSG expand its business

Cleveland, Ohio – Polymer Solutions Group (PSG) has blazed the acquisition trail to gain significant…

13th January 2017 > Read More

Michelin metal 3D printing JV to create “exceptional performance”

London – Michelin and French machinery supplier Fives have set up a 50/50 joint venture…

12th January 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone runflats OE fitment on Lexus

Tokyo – Bridgestone’s Turanza T005 run-flat technology (RFT) tires will be the standard tire mounted…

12th January 2017 > Read More

Ansell develops “world’s thinnest” chemical resistant disposable glove

Brussels – Ansell has announced the production of what it claims to be “the thinnest…

12th January 2017 > Read More

Conti to sell shares in Pakistani tire company

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has confirmed that it is selling its shares in Pakistan’s…

11th January 2017 > Read More

Toyo increases focus on North American

Osaka, Japan –Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. has cranked up focus on North America a…

11th January 2017 > Read More

Denka to increase polychloroprene prices

LaPLACE, Louisiana – Denka Performance Elastomer LLC will increase the prices of its Denka Neoprene…

11th January 2017 > Read More

Michelin debuts Pilot Sport 4 S at Detroit auto show

Detroit, Michigan – Michelin’s newest ultra-high-performance tire – the Pilot Sport 4 S – will…

11th January 2017 > Read More