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‘Brussels like Alice in Wonderland’, Dow VP tells Brexit meeting

London – Brexit offers an opportunity for chemicals makers to challenge Brussels politicians over their…

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Arlanxeo upgrades Texas EPDM plant

Dusseldorf, Germany – Arlanxeo, a rubber joint venture between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco, has completed…

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Trelleborg acquires US aerospace seal-maker

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg has completed the acquisition of a US-based subsidiary of CoorsTek, Inc….

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Pelmar extends sales agreement with Steelastic

Yokneam, Israel – Pelmar Engineering Ltd has announced the signing, last week, of a comprehensive…

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US rubber product trade deficit declines in May

Washington – The US rubber product trade deficit dropped 10.5% in May as trade activity…

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Yokohama to be fitted on new Subaru Impreza

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC) has begun supplying tires to Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.,…

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Premium segment drives Pirelli profits up

Milan, Italy – Pirelli revenues for the first three quarters of 2016 rose to €4.5…

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Nokian boss to submit third plant proposal by year-end

Nokian, Finland – Nokian Tyres’ outgoing CEO Ari Lehtoranta will present his proposal for a…

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Kordsa adds capacity for polyester tire cord

Jakarta – Turkish tire cord manufacturer Kordsa Global is expanding its polyester tire cord production…

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NAFTA jitters hit US automotive parts makers

Detroit – If there’s one thing a CEO hates, it’s uncertainty. Will President Trump tear…

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Sri Lankan tire maker acquires US retailers

London – Sri Lankan Global Rubber Industries (GRI) has acquired two US tire service and…

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Report: VW axing 30,000 jobs mainly in Germany

Wolfsburg, Germany – Volkswagen Group will cut 30,000 jobs globally as part of a plan…

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Brexit: Chemical makers fearful, Ratcliffe slams industrial demise

London –  UK chemical makers are fearful about the impact of Brexit over the next…

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Goodyear starts €41m R&D partnership in Luxembourg

Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg – Goodyear and the Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology (LIST) are investing…

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