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Conti advances rail ambitions, joins European association

Barcelona – Continental AG is increasing its activities in the rail transport sector and has…

5th July 2017 > Read More

Michelin invests €33m in Romanian plant to produce new tire models

Zalau, Romania – Michelin is investing €33 million in its plant in Zalau, Romania to…

5th July 2017 > Read More

Bluestar Silicones becomes Elkem Silicones

Oslo, Norway – Elkem has integrated two Chinese entities into the Elkem group and renamed…

4th July 2017 > Read More

UK organiser of Tire Technology Expo changes name

Dorking, UK – UKIP Media & Events, organisers of annual tire event, Tire Technology Expo,…

4th July 2017 > Read More

Hutchinson to launch ‘innovation challenge’ for students

Chalette-sur-Loing, France – Hutchinson SA is bringing 150 students from various schools and universities together…

4th July 2017 > Read More

Covestro looking to acquisitions during next five years

Leverkusen, German – Materials supplier Covestro will be looking to bolt-on acquisitions to boost its…

4th July 2017 > Read More

Semperit considering French site closure as part of restructuring bid

Vienna – Semperit AG Holding is considering the possible complete shutdown of its Sempertrans production…

3rd July 2017 > Read More

Former Trelleborg exec takes the helm at Hexpol

Malmo, Sweden – Former Trelleborg Industrial Solutions head Mikael Fryklund has taken over as new…

3rd July 2017 > Read More

Lanxess restructures Rhein Chemie business

Cologne, Germany – Lanxess has restructured following the acquisition of Chemtura, affecting the rubber additives…

3rd July 2017 > Read More

Linglong opens subsidiaries in Luxembourg and Mexico

Yantai, China – Linglong Tyre has opened fully-owned new subsidiaries in Luxembourg City, Luxumbourg and…

3rd July 2017 > Read More

China’s Triangle Tyre to announce US production plans ‘imminently’

Cologne, Germany – Triangle Tyre is to announce the building of a new factory in…

30th June 2017 > Read More

Bridgestone ups winter tire prices in Japan

Tokyo ― Bridgestone Corp. is increasing prices of its winter tires for passenger cars and…

30th June 2017 > Read More

Orion board changes as directors resign

Luxembourg – Claus von Hermann and Andrew Sweet resigned as directors of Orion Engineered Carbons…

30th June 2017 > Read More

Hankook Tire America names new president

Nashville, Tennessee – Just as Hankook Tire America Corp.’s first U.S. plant ramps up production…

30th June 2017 > Read More