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ContiTech opens 3D blow moulding plant in China

Changshu, China – ContiTech AG has expanded its footprint in China with the opening of…

29th August 2018 > Read More

Datwyler establishes S. American automotive base with Brazilian acquisition

Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil –Datwyler Sealing Solutions (DSS) has acquired Brazilian automotive supplier BINS…

29th August 2018 > Read More

Yokohama fires 29 employees at Mississippi plant

West Point, Mississippi – Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi LLC has terminated 29 employees because they…

29th August 2018 > Read More

Event: Change of date for IRC 2019

London – The IoM3 has had to reschedule the three-day International Rubber Conference 2019 (IRC…

29th August 2018 > Read More

ANRPC: Natural rubber production impacted by flooding, tree disease

Kuala Lumpur – World consumption of natural rubber grew 5.2% in the first seven months…

27th August 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone advances OE approvals with “tailoring approach”

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp expects to complete around 100 OE fitments this year, the Japanese…

27th August 2018 > Read More

Avon lands $25m deal from US Department of Defense

Melksham, UK – The US Department of Defense (DoD) has placed a $25-million (€21.5 million)…

27th August 2018 > Read More

Steinbach expands into extra-large seals

Detmold, Germany – Steinbach AG has started to manufacture seamless seals of up to three…

27th August 2018 > Read More

People: Church set to take the helm at IOM3

London – The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3) has named Dr Colin Church,…

27th August 2018 > Read More

OTR tire maker Eurotire mulls rescue options after bankruptcy filing

Bucharest – Off-the-road (OTR) tire maker Euro Tyres Manufacturing SRL (Eurotire) has filed for bankruptcy…

24th August 2018 > Read More

First polymer tariffs kick in for US-China trade war

Washington — The US-China trade war officially came to the polymer materials sector 23 Aug,…

24th August 2018 > Read More

Pirelli insists tire markets are stable

Milan, Italy – Italian tire maker Pirelli & C. SpA has issued a statement saying…

24th August 2018 > Read More

Apollo unveils Vredestein-brand tires for classic cars

Kochi, India — Apollo Tyre Ltd. plans to release a Vredestein-branded portfolio of retro tires,…

24th August 2018 > Read More

Semperit signals further potential closures

Vienna – Austrian rubber group Semperit AG has signalled the potential close-down of production plants…

23rd August 2018 > Read More