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Hutchinson advances smart anti-vibration technology

Chalette-sur-Loing, France – French rubber parts makers Hutchinson SA has developed a new self-powering, active engine…

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Michelin considering BFG plant expansion

Woodburn, Indian – Michelin North America Inc. is considering an expansion of its BFGoodrich Fort…

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EU car market rebounds following Oct setback

Brussels – EU passenger car market managed to grow at 5.8% in November, following a…

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French PU parts maker installs new production line

Audincourt, France – Allrim has invested in a new computerised production line for cast or…

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Teknor Apex names new marketing leader for TPEs

Pawtucket, Rhode Island –  Teknor Apex Co. has appointed Elizabeth Ponte as senior marketing manager…

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Chinese investment fund buys 10% stake in Sibur

Beijing – Sibur have agreed to sell a 10% share of the company’s stakes to…

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Evonik to open US silica plant in 2018

Essen, Germany – Evonik Industries expects to complete the building of a production plant for…

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Michelin sport tires fitted on new Mercedes-AMG

Paris – Michelin’s specially-developed version of its Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires will be the…

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Covestro begins delivery of first CO2-based raw materials

Leverkusen, Germany – Materials supplier Covestro has begun delivery of its CO2-based raw materials, from…

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Kumho in the black in Q3

Seoul – Kumho Tire Co. Inc. reported an operating profit of $8.6 million (€8 million)…

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Trelleborg opens automotive parts factory in Mexico

Querétaro, Mexico – Trelleborg has opened a new facility in Querétaro, Mexico, to manufacture automotive…

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Pirelli details F1 ‘highlights of the year’

Milan, Italy – Pirelli supplied nearly 42,800 tires to Formula 1 teams throughout 2016, Paul…

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Chinese rubber belt maker Sanwei goes public

Taizhou, China – China’s largest rubber belt exporter Zhejiang Sanwei Rubber Item went public on…

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Accella adds rolled rubber capacity in US

St. Louis, Missouri – Recycled rubber products manufacturer Ultimate RB has expanded its capacity for…

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