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Tatneft selling synthetic rubber business

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

4th January 2017 > Read More

Chinese company to buy rubber parts manufacturer

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

4th January 2017 > Read More

Fenner names new board member

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

4th January 2017 > Read More

Inner liner development work with tire manufacturers

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

4th January 2017 > Read More

Hexpol names Brunstam as chairman, hunts for new CEO

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

3rd January 2017 > Read More

Covestro lifts force majeure on polyurethane raw materials

Leverkusen, Germany – Covestro has lifted the force majeure on the polyurethane raw materials MDI…

3rd January 2017 > Read More

Arburg delivers machinery for head-up displays to Continental

Lossburg, Germany – Arburg delivered the tenth Allrounder injection moulding machine to Continental AG for…

3rd January 2017 > Read More

Sumitomo secures rights to Dunlop-branded products

Kobe, Japan – Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (SRI) has struck a deal to acquire the…

3rd January 2017 > Read More

2017 could challenge automotive industry on supply, demand

Detroit, Michigan – Auto makers are on pace to build more new cars and light…

3rd January 2017 > Read More

UK car production heads for highest levels since 1999

London — Britain built more cars in the first eleven months of 2016 than any…

3rd January 2017 > Read More

Season’s greetings from ERJ

European Rubber Journal’s office will close for the Christmas holiday from 25 Dec. Our website and newsletter…

24th December 2016 > Read More

IMCD acquires Turkish distributor Feza Kimya

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – Speciality distributor IMCD has acquired Istanbul-based Feza Kimya to complement its…

23rd December 2016 > Read More

Goodyear looking to complete UK plant close down mid-2017

Wolverhampton, UK – Production has come to an end at Goodyear’s Wolverhampton plant and by…

23rd December 2016 > Read More

Bridgestone to build new aircraft tire plants in Thailand

Tokyo – Bridgestone has decided to construct two new aircraft tire manufacturing plants in Thailand,…

22nd December 2016 > Read More