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Dow upgrading UK silicones site under global investment plan

Barry, UK –  Dow Chemical Co. is upgrading its silicones production site in Barry, Wales,…

15th October 2018 > Read More

Yokohama advances sustainable NR procurement policy

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has “formulated” a procurement policy to ensure natural rubber…

15th October 2018 > Read More

Private equity firm KKR to acquire Minnesota Rubber & Plastics

Minneapolis, Minnesota — Norwest Equity Partners has agreed to sell Quadion LLC, which trades as…

15th October 2018 > Read More

New chloroprene rubber project in China signs contract

Baotou, China – China’s Jinjiao High-Tech (Shanghai) signed contract with the local government of Baotou,…

12th October 2018 > Read More

Kraiburg to unveil thermoplastic elastomer hybrids at Fakuma

Waldkraiburg, Germany – Kraiburg TPE will be unveiling a new technology to produce high-performance thermoplastic…

12th October 2018 > Read More

Camso celebrates opening of rubber track plant in US

Peosta, Iowa — Off-road tire/track specialist Camso Group recently marked the start of production at…

12th October 2018 > Read More

Dow develops new fluorosilicone rubber bases for “competing demands”

Midland, Michigan – Dow Performance Silicones has unveiled two new fluorosilicone rubber (FSR) bases to…

12th October 2018 > Read More

ERJ Brainteaser Results   

List of Brainteaser questions over the past couple of months, along with the answers and readers supplying…

12th October 2018 > Read More

Cooper eyes phasing out passenger car, LT tires at UK plant

Melksham, UK — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is considering phasing out production of car…

11th October 2018 > Read More

Tocom starts TSR futures trading

Tokyo – The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc, Tocom, launched the listing of Technically Specified Rubber…

11th October 2018 > Read More

Trinseo lowers Q3 guidance due to materials costs, weak tire market

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo SA expects its third quarter 2018 results to be below previously…

11th October 2018 > Read More

Akzo speciality chemicals relaunches as Nouryon

Amsterdam – The former AkzoNobel speciality chemicals business has relaunched as an independent speciality company…

11th October 2018 > Read More

People: Cooper Standard expands global leadership team

Novi, Michigan – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. has appointed Gabrielle Corrent as its vice president…

11th October 2018 > Read More

Laser technology company 4JET raises fund to fuel growth

Alsdorf, Germany – 4JET GmbH has secured a €15-million capital investment led by tech-savvy Paris-based…

10th October 2018 > Read More