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Uzbekistan to start up first own tire plant

Angren, Uzbekistan –Uzbekistan National Chemical is expecting the production of the country’s first domestic made…

26th June 2017 > Read More

Conditional approval granted to Evonik’s acquisition of Huber Silica

Brussels – The European Commission has conditionally approved Evonik’s acquisition of US-based Huber Silica under…

26th June 2017 > Read More

Benecke-Kaliko, Hornschuch surface materials to be branded Continental

Hanover, Germany – Surface material products by Benecke-Kaliko and Hornschuch will be branded Continental, as…

26th June 2017 > Read More

Michelin boss details targets, technology ambitions

Montreal, Quebec – Constant advancement in technology, customer service and community support are keys to…

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ZF reinvents itself to prepare for digital future

Friedrichshafen, Germany—The founders of auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG would not recognise their company today….

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Trelleborg acquires US composites manufacturer

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has signed an agreement to acquire Automated Dynamics, a…

23rd June 2017 > Read More

Michelin launches major restructuring, job cuts planned in US, France

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Michelin Group has launched a major reorganisation, which will see roughly 1,500…

23rd June 2017 > Read More

VMI to open Polish expansion in September

Leszno, Poland – Dutch tire machinery manufacturer VMI is set to inaugurate its new Polish…

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Michelin to upgrade Scottish tire plant

Dundee, Scotland — Group Michelin, with the backing of the Scottish government, plans to invest…

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German machinery sector grows, future looks bright

Buoyed by the results for 2016 announced earlier today, German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers…

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Degenhart: Conti to keep its balance amid high-tech shift

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG will maintain the position of rubber-based businesses within the group…

22nd June 2017 > Read More

Nokian to start work on US plant in August

Dayton, Tennessee – Site preparation work for Nokian Tyres PLC’s $360 million (€322 million) Dayton…

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Report: Dispute grows between creditors, Kumho Tire

Seoul – Kumho Tire creditors, led by Korea Development Bank, have reportedly warned the company’s…

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Top glove eyes growth with new set-ups, M&As

Shah Alam, Malaysia – Top Glove Corp is considering new set-ups, including a nitrile latex…

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