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Pirelli continues rebranding, digitalisation at Aeolus plant

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA has announced that it is changing production from…

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Semperit earnings remain weak despite higher income

Vienna – Semperit Group’s earnings (EBIT) for the first nine months of the year have…

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Toyoda Gosei developing ‘e-rubber’ surgical simulators

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. and the Japanese academic medical device start-up EBM…

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Wacker further expands production in China

Munich, Germany – Wacker Chemie AG will expand its production capabilities for silicone and polymer…

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Lanxess eyes record year despite Arlanxeo woes

Cologne, Germany – Third quarter sales at Arlanxeo – the 50/50 synthetic rubber JV between…

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Yokohama earnings up 40% on record sales to Q3

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd Co. has posted a 39.7% increase in operating income…

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Fenner ‘moves from recovery to growth’

London – Fenner plc has left recovery-mode and is now tracking “sustainable growth”, the UK…

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Pirelli issues 12-point sustainable NR policy

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA has adopted a 12-step sustainable natural rubber supply-chain…

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Michelin awarded over €2m in fraud case

Columbia, South Carolina – A US District Court has ruled that Federal Insurance Co. must…

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Michelin acquires tire pressure control companies

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Groupe Michelin has acquired two European tire pressure control systems suppliers as…

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Conti starts construction of €35m dandelion rubber lab

Hanover, Germany – Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH has started the construction of its €35-million “Taraxagum…

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Mitsui Chemicals buying Asahi TPS business

Tokyo – Mitsui Chemicals Inc has announced plans to acquire Asahi Kasei Corp.’s Sunvieo thermoplastic…

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Boge opens new plant in Mexico

Damme, Germany – German automotive supplier Boge Rubber & Plastics Group has opened a greenfield…

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Ford seeks patent on system for autonomous off-road vehicles

Munich, Germany –  Ford’s future could include a self-driving Bronco or F-150 Raptor. The automaker…

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