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News from August 2006

News articles found: 161

1. Bridgestone overtakes Michelin as largest tyre maker
London — Bridgestone Corp. has supplanted Michelin as the world’s largest tyre maker, based on its own double-digit sales growth last year and a shift in currency values. The Japanese company ended ...
31 August 2006

2. BASF lifts price of styrene-butadiene block copolymer in Europe
Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF AG will raise the price of its Styrolux styrene-butadiene block copolymer in Europe by €200 per tonne on 1 Sep. ''This measure has become necessary before the backdrop of ...
31 August 2006

3. Chemical industry researcher joins IRSG
London -- SRI Consulting, a division of US information company Access Intelligence LLC, has joined the International Rubber Study Group's panel of associates. SRI Consulting is a business research se...
31 August 2006

4. European firms choose US, China for tech centres
Brussels — European companies will increase spending on R&D in the coming years, but see the US, Germany and China as key areas for R&D-related investments, according to an EC-sponsored research proj...
31 August 2006

5. Nokian launches forest machine radial tyre
Helsinki – Nokian Tyres plc has launched a radial forestry tyre especially designed for medium-sized cut-to-length forest machines. The Finnish tyre maker said its new Forest Rider tyre has special si...
31 August 2006

6. News from elsewhere on the web 31/August/06
(14 items)London--The following links showed up in our daily search for news on the web. Readers might be interested to read these news stories. ERJ editorial staff strongly advises readers to heed ...
31 August 2006

7. Sumitomo Rubber earnings slip on higher sales
Kobe, Japan — Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.s operating income fell 10.4 percent in the first half of 2006, while sales rose 10.4 percent to $2210 million. Net income fell 84 percent during the per...
31 August 2006

8. Michelin pumps €22.5 m into Nova Scotia steel cord plant
Bridgewater, Canada -- Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. will spend $28.9 million (€22.5 million) in the next two years to expand steel cord manufacturing capacity at its Bridgewater plant in Nova ...
30 August 2006

9. DuPont plans €78 m expansion of Nomex fibre production
Wilmington, Delaware – DuPont will invest more than $100 million (€78 million) in a three-part expansion plan for its Nomex high performance fibre brand. The expansion plan, expected to begin later t...
30 August 2006

10. Latest report on global auto suppliers available from Research and Markets
Dublin – Corporate analysis firm Research and Markets has released the latest issue of its monthly digest of the global automotive components industry. Automotive Components Manufacturers - August 20...
30 August 2006

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