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Arlanxeo expanding  chloroprene rubber capacity

Maastricht, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo is expanding its global chloroprene rubber (CR) production at the…

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Asahi to increase polyamide filament capacity

Tokyo – Asahi Kasei Corp. will expand its production capacity for its Leona polyamide 66…

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FineLine acquires Dutch-based Ferm RFID

Norcross, Georgia –  US company FineLine Technologies has acquired Ferm RFID Solutions BV, a Dutch-based…

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Cimcorp appoints new Dream Factory manager

Ulvila, Finland – Cimcorp has promoted Jari-Pekka Ylipaino to Dream Factory solution manager, the Finnish…

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Mitsubishi starts up TPE plant in Thailand

Tokyo – Mitsubishi Chemical Corp has started production of styrenic thermoplastic elastomers (TPS) in Thailand,…

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Report: Continental ‘restructuring’ guided by 2025 target

Frankfurt, Germany – In exploring restructuring options, the Continental board is targeting a set-up that…

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SBR, butadiene markets expected to remain flat

Report originally published in ERJ’s January/February issue London – European synthetic rubber and butadiene markets…

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Michelin, Pirelli top owner-satisfaction ratings

Tustin, California — The Michelin and Pirelli brands earned top recognition in AutoPacific Inc.’s 2017…

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Bridgestone rolls out new farm tire

Peterborough, UK – Bridgestone has unveiled the VX-Tractor tire at LAMMA 2018, a farm machinery…

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ERJ Business News Tracker

BASF investing in EV materials… PSA Group cuts in UK… Audi diesel-recall order… Vietnam Rubber…

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Smithers Rapra expands Chinese tire-testing facility

Akron, Ohio – Smithers Rapra has expanded tire-testing capabilities at its tire and wheel testing…

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Polymax to increase TPE capacity in US

Waukegan, Illinois – Polymax Thermoplastic Elastomers US manufacturer and custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs),…

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EU car sales up in 2017, despite late dip

Brussels – Last December saw demand for new passenger cars fall by nearly 5% compared…

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Petlas mulls expansion into new regions

Kirsehir, Turkey — Petlas Tire Corp. is evaluating options for initiating distribution of its expanding…

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