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Ex-Cooper Standard executive to drive growth in French group

Terrasson-Lavilledieu, France – French rubber engineering group, Delmon Group, has appointed former Cooper Standard executive…

22nd December 2016 > Read More

Marangoni adds two partners in Turkey

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni Retreading Systems has added two dealer and retreadering partners in Turkey,…

22nd December 2016 > Read More

Nokian names head of Russian operation as interim CEO

Nokia, Finland – Nokian’s board of directors has appointed the head of its Russian operations…

21st December 2016 > Read More

Trelleborg to open automotive parts plant in China

Trelleborg, Sweden – Rubber engineering company Trelleborg is currently building a second automotive polymer production…

21st December 2016 > Read More

Orion names new Americas carbon black R&D boss

Kingwood, Texas – Orion Engineered Carbons has named Rodney Taylor as its vice-president, innovation Americas…

21st December 2016 > Read More

Dutch study says synthetic turfs “safe”

Amsterdam – Synthetic turf fields with an infill of rubber granulate are safe for the…

21st December 2016 > Read More

Hankook eyes larger North American OE presence

Las Vegas – Hankook Tire America Corp. is counting on the start of production next…

21st December 2016 > Read More

Iran breaks ground on rubber plant expansion

Mahshahr, Iran – Iran has broken ground on a polybutadiene rubber (BR) production plant at…

20th December 2016 > Read More

Ceat to add capacity to face local market growth

Mumbai, India – Indian tire-maker Ceat Ltd is planning to increase tire production capacity to…

20th December 2016 > Read More

Kraton announces materials price rise

Houston, Texas – Kraton Corp. has announced price rises for some of its materials to…

20th December 2016 > Read More

US rubber parts manufacturer to boost European operation

Twinsburg, Ohio – Q Holding Co. manufacturer of precision-moulded elastomeric components, is about to make…

19th December 2016 > Read More

Arlanxeo’s new China research centre caters to local needs

Changzhou, China – Arlanxeo, the synthetic rubber joint venture between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco, inaugurated…

19th December 2016 > Read More

Nokian develops tire-tread monitoring system

Nokia, Finland – Finnish tire-maker Nokian has developed a scanning technology, SanpSkan, to measure the…

19th December 2016 > Read More

Michelin expands online retail offerings in North America

Greenville, South Carolina – Michelin North America Inc. is expanding its online retail tire sales…

17th December 2016 > Read More