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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)…

14th December 2016 > Read More

Trelleborg opens automotive parts factory in Mexico

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

13th December 2016 > Read More

Pirelli details F1 ‘highlights of the year’

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

13th December 2016 > Read More

Chinese rubber belt maker Sanwei goes public

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

13th December 2016 > Read More

Accella adds rolled rubber capacity in US

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

13th December 2016 > Read More

ETRA conference to discuss circular economy in March

Brussels – The 24th annual European tire recycling conference sponsored by the ETRA (European Tyre…

13th December 2016 > Read More

Hankook launches management reshuffle

Seoul – Hankook Tire and its holding company Hankook Tire Worldwide have launched a management…

12th December 2016 > Read More

Hexpol TPE expands in North America

Sandusky, Ohio – Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) compounding group, Hexpol TPE, has started up a production…

12th December 2016 > Read More

Evonik to acquire Huber Silica

Essen, Germany – Evonik AG intends to acquire the silica business of US-based JM Huber…

12th December 2016 > Read More

Teknor Apex selects market development manager

Pawtucket, Rhode Island – Teknor Apex Co. has promoted Matthew Pekrul as OEM market development…

12th December 2016 > Read More

Bridgestone runflats OE fitment on new Lexus

Tokyo – Lexus’ new luxury coupe LC500/LC500h, which is set to launch in 2017 will…

12th December 2016 > Read More

Future Tire Conference 2017: Call for Papers

Deadline 12th January 2016 The Future Tire Conference 2017, organised by European Rubber Journal will…

11th December 2016 > Read More

Bridgestone wins China Supreme Court ruling in case against Triangle Tyre

Tokyo – China’s Supreme People’s Court has ruled in favour of Bridgestone Corp. in a…

9th December 2016 > Read More

Doublestar launches “safe tire”

Qingdao, China – Doublestar launched its new “safe tire” under the label Crossleader in December…

9th December 2016 > Read More