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SRI to buy tire distributor in the UK

Winchester, UK – Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has sealed another deal in the UK in…

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Turkish machinery maker partners with Rockwell Automation

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Turkish tire machinery maker Uzer Makina has entered into a partnership programme…

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China’s Uoli suspends PU elastomer facilities

Wuxi, China – Uoli Investment Holding, one of China’s largest PU elastomer makers, partially suspended…

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Nokian launches new flagship tires

Nokia, Filand – Nokian Tyres has renewed its studded tire range by launching new flagship…

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German seal-maker grows in Italy

Cologne, Germany — Sealing, adhesive & casting equipment and materials firm Sonderhoff has added a…

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Fluoroelastomers market to grow 4% to 2021

Hyderabad, India – The fluoroelastomers market is pegged to grow at CAGR of 4.0% during…

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New Sri Lankan tire firm to use Marangoni technology

Colombo – A Middle Eastern businessman with multiple holdings in Sri Lanka is venturing into…

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Evonik completes €3.6bn acquisition of Air Products division

Essen, Germany—Evonik Industries AG has completed its acquisition of the Performance Materials Division of Air…

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Kuraray raises prices for elastomers

Tokyo – Kuraray has announced that it will raise the prices of some of its…

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Tatneft selling synthetic rubber business

Almetyevsk, Russia – Russian petrochemical giant PJSC Tatneft has agreed to sell its shareholding in…

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Chinese company to buy rubber parts manufacturer

Beijing – China’s polyurethane adhesive maker Beijing Comens New Materials announced in December its plan…

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Fenner names new board member

London – Fenner PLC has proposed to its shareholders to support the appointment of Michael…

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Inner liner development work with tire manufacturers

Based on feature article published in ERJ’s November/December issue: Simon Holmes, Saudi elastomers downstream development,…

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Hexpol names Brunstam as chairman, hunts for new CEO

Malmo, Sweden – Hexpol AB’s nomination committee has proposed CEO and president Georg Brunstam to…

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