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Arlanxeo: Mixing oil and rubber

Based on feature article published in ERJ’s November/December issue: Patrick Raleigh interviews Jan Paul de…

11th January 2017 > Read More

Iran to build synthetic rubber plant near Turkish border

Tehran – Iran is planning to build a major petrochemical plant with synthetic rubber production…

10th January 2017 > Read More

Final bidding round for Kumho set for 12 Jan

Seoul – A final round of bids for a 42.1% controlling stake in Kumho Tire…

10th January 2017 > Read More

Roborace announces Michelin as official tire sponsor

London – Roborace has named Michelin as its official tire partner, according to a news…

10th January 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone to invest €170m at US facility

Wilson, North Carolina – Bridgestone Americas Inc. said it will make an additional $180 million…

10th January 2017 > Read More

Momentive to showcase silane products for tire-makers at TTE

Waterford, New York – Momentive Performance Materials Inc. will be displaying a number of NXT silane…

10th January 2017 > Read More

Pyrolyx chairman to step down

Munich, Germany – The chairman of Pyrolyx AG‘s supervisory board, Thorsten Gohlke, will step down…

9th January 2017 > Read More

Conti reports record tire sale in 2016

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has reported a “successful conclusion” to 2016 with a 3%…

9th January 2017 > Read More

Lanxess to showcase new tire offerings at TTE

Cologne, Germany – Rhein Chemie Additives, a Lanxess business unit, will be showcasing its latest…

9th January 2017 > Read More

Goodyear partners with Tesloop on autonomous vehicle study

Akron, Ohio – The combination of ride-sharing, self-driving vehicles and other technological advancements in personal…

9th January 2017 > Read More

Michelin’s newest Pilot UHP to debut at Detroit show

Detroit, Michigan – Group Michelin’s latest top-of-the-line high-performance tire, the Pilot Sport 4S, will make…

9th January 2017 > Read More

Yokohama to acquire Japanese industrial tires producer

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd (YRC) has reached an agreement to buy Japanese industrial…

6th January 2017 > Read More

Sri Lanka’s GRI building pneumatic tire plant

Badalgama, Sri Lanka – Industrial tire specialist Global Rubber Industries (GRI) has broken ground on…

6th January 2017 > Read More

Pyrolyx, Reklaim form North America JV

Munich, Germany – Pyrolyx AG and Seattle-based Reklaim, Inc. have formed a joint venture for…

6th January 2017 > Read More