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Focus: NR prices surge but market ‘still in oversupply’

London – Building on a rally started two months earlier natural rubber prices shot up…

2nd December 2016 > Read More

Zeon, Sumitomo Chemical agree on SSBR joint venture

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. and Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd are to proceed with plans to…

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Chemours strengthens Viton brand programme

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania –  Chemours Co. has revamped a licensee programme designed to strengthen its Viton…

2nd December 2016 > Read More

Semperit appoints new CFO

Vienna – Semperit AG Holding has appointed Frank Gumbinger as chief financial officer (CFO) for…

2nd December 2016 > Read More

Cooper completes purchase of China’s GRT

Findlay, Ohio – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has completed its purchase of a 65%…

2nd December 2016 > Read More

Cooper appoints ex-Apollo director in Europe

Melksham, UK – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has appointed former Apollo Vredestein marketing and…

2nd December 2016 > Read More

Hankook Ventus chosen as OE on Audi Q7

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Audi AG has selected Hankook Tire Co. Ltd’s flagship tire – the…

1st December 2016 > Read More

Report: China’s SAIC strong Kumho bidder

Seoul – Shanghai Aerospace Industry Co. (SAIC) is the strongestt contenders to bid for Kumho…

1st December 2016 > Read More

Trelleborg to complete supply to Turkish tram project

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg’s industrial anti-vibration solutions operation expects to complete its delivery of suspension…

1st December 2016 > Read More

Bridgestone ups prices in Europe

Brussels – Bridgestone Europe is raising prices for its passenger car and motorcycle tires by…

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Chinese group hires law firm to fight US duties on truck tires

Las Vegas – The China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA) has hired New York law firm…

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Chemical makers back EU anti-dumping proposals

Brussels –  EU chemical industry association Cefic has welcomed European Commission proposals for on a…

1st December 2016 > Read More

Versalis building EPDM plant in Italy

Ferrara, Italy – Versalis is building a new plant in northern Italian province of Ferrara…

30th November 2016 > Read More

Interview: Bridgestone eyes top position in Europe

Based on article published in ERJ’s November/December issue: New Bridgestone Europe CEO Paolo Ferrari tells…

30th November 2016 > Read More