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News from May 2004

News articles found: 56

1. Dow to expand Chinese latex plant
By Patrick Raleigh ERJ On-line news editor Hong Kong—Dow Latex, part of Dow Chemical Co., is to add a second styrene-butadiene latex train at its production site in Zhangjiagang, China, by the seco...
28 May 2004

2. S&P foresees differing fortunes for two tyre giants
By Patrick Raleigh ERJ On-line news editor New York/Tokyo—Tyre makers worldwide are facing increasing competition, pricing pressures from automakers, and higher raw material costs, according to Sta...
28 May 2004

3. Yokohama, ExxonMobil to commercialise tyre liner
From Rubber & Plastics News Tokyo—Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. and ExxonMobil Chemical Co. have agreed to cooperate on the commercialisation of a Yokohama-developed inner liner technology that promises...
28 May 2004

4. Dow firm raising emulsion product prices
By Patrick Raleigh ERJ On-line news editor Cary, North Carolina— UCAR Emulsion Systems, part of Dow Chemical Co., is raising prices for its emulsion products and rheology modifiers. The hikes inc...
28 May 2004

5. Goodyear appoints new CFO
By Patrick Raleigh, ERJ On-line news editor Akron, Ohio— Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has appointed Richard Kramer, 40, as executive vice president and chief financial officer, with effect from 1 Jun...
28 May 2004

6. DuPont deal with Chinese compounder
By Patrick Raleigh, ERJ On-line news editor Shanghai, China—DuPont Engineering Polymers has entered an exclusive licensing deal with an unnamed compounder in Shanghai, which will process several Du...
27 May 2004

7. Dow Corning to increase engineered elastomer prices
From Rubber & Plastics News Midland, Michigan—Dow Corning Corp. will raise prices on select materials for the engineered elastomers industry by 5 to 7 percent in the Americas from 15 June. Rising c...
27 May 2004

8. Michelin forecasts new factories
From Automotive News Paris—Groupe Michelin needs to boost production capacity and could do this by either building factories or buying sites from other companies and modernising them, according to...
25 May 2004

9. Unions claim victory in Turkish tyre dispute
By Patrick Raleigh, ERJ On-line news editor Brussels—Turkish tyre workers union Lastik-Is has claimed victory in a dispute about the pay and conditions of around 4000 workers at six tyre plants in ...
25 May 2004

10. Toyo operating income drops 43 percent for year
From Rubber & Plastics News Tokyo–Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. is counting on increased sales and cost-containment measures this year to help it rebuild profits eroded away last year by increased ra...
24 May 2004

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