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Report: Sumitomo to expand China production

Hunan, China – Japanese tire-maker Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) is planning to upgrade its production…

20th July 2017 > Read More

Mitas takeover helps Trelleborg achieve 26% sales rise

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has posted a 26% rise in net sales for the…

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Arkema expanding bio-based TPE production

Paris –  Arkema SA is to increase its global production capacity for its Pebax polyamide-polyether…

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Birla Carbon appoints new COO

Atlanta/Mumbai – Birla Carbon has appointed John Loudermilk to serve as chief operating officer following…

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Hexpol advances Q2 sales and earning

Stockholm –  Hexpol AB has posted an 11% year-on-year increase in operating profit to SEK517…

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ETRMA boss: European tire markets facing further weakness

London – A second-quarter reversal in European replacement tire markets could set a trend for…

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Omnova expects lower raw materials costs to cushion Q2 losses

Beachwood, Ohio—Omnova Solutions Inc. has recently posted a pre-tax loss of $3.9 million (€3.4 million)…

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China halobutyl maker Cenway plans major expansion

Guangzhou, China – Chinese materials supplier Zhejiang Cenway is planning to add 150 kilotonnes per…

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Michelin unveils Tweel for mowers

Greenville, South Carolina – Group Michelin’s Michelin Tweel Technologies has launched the airless Michelin X…

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ContiTech lends conveyor belt expertise to German waterways

ContiTech has issued an interesting report on how its conveyor belt material is used to…

18th July 2017 > Read More

Omsk Carbon to start production at Mogilev plant next year

London – Russian carbon black manufacturer Omsk Carbon aims to start production at its Mogilev,…

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Goodyear’s lean guru to hold training programmes

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear has developed a training programme around the startup/innovation thinking with its…

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Challenges persist for Chinese tire manufacturers

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European chemicals output highest for years

Brussels – European chemical production has reached its highest level in eight years, according to…

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