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Covestro results buoyed by high PU demand 

Leverkusen, Germany – German materials supplier Covestro has reported a sharp rise in year-on-year earnings…

25th July 2017 > Read More

Sadara slowly ramping up MDI production, TDI start-up ‘some way off’

Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia — Capacity for MDI and PMDI is coming on stream at…

25th July 2017 > Read More

Report: OTR tire market to grow steadily

Leatherhead, UK – The global market for off-the-road tires will enjoy a five-year compound annual…

25th July 2017 > Read More

Autonomous technology driving vehicle design

Troy, Michigan – Mobility always has been at the core of the automotive industry, and…

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Ansell launches “transformation” plan following business divestment

Sydney, Australia – Ansell Ltd is implementing a four-point transformation programme following the agreed divestment…

24th July 2017 > Read More

Court overrules decision to declare Hexpol board member bankrupt

Malmo, Sweden – A Swedish court of appeal has overruled a decision by the Stockholm…

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Conti to trial driverless vehicle this year

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has advanced with the development of technologies for driverless vehicles…

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Titan announces price increase

Quincy, Illinois – Titan International Inc. will implement a price increase of about 5% on…

24th July 2017 > Read More

A “more even” global LV tire market in 2017

Based on article published in July/Aug issue of European Rubber Journal The global tire market…

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Reliance notes sharp falls in rubber prices

Mumbai, India – Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has reported significant falls in prices for its…

21st July 2017 > Read More

Analysis: Hexpol signals more expansions after strong Q2

Stockholm –  Hexpol AB is still in expansion mode, new president and CEO Mikael Fryklund…

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Vibracoustic appoints new finance boss

Darmstadt, Germany – Vibracoustic GmbH has named Volker Christ as its next chief financial officer…

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Woman pleads guilty to defrauding Michelin

Greenville, South Carolina – A Texas woman has pleaded guilty to three counts of wire…

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UAE firm invests in Nexen Tire

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Mubadala Investment Co., an Abu Dhabi-based strategic investment fund, has made…

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