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Conti revises outlook down amid high costs, low demand

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has revised down its financial outlook for the year due…

23rd August 2018 > Read More

Michelin-licensed rubber JV completed in Indonesia

Jakarta – Construction work has been completed at a Michelin-licensed synthetic rubber production plant in…

23rd August 2018 > Read More

Clwyd wants review of silicone rubber specs for aerospace

Nuremberg, Germany – Clwyd Compounders is calling for the aerospace industry to update its decades-old…

23rd August 2018 > Read More

Mitsubishi polymers unit joins IRSG associates

Singapore – Mitsubishi Corp. Plastics Ltd (MCPL) has joined the International Rubber Study Group (IRSG)…

23rd August 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg to open new sealings HQ in September

Stuttgart, Germany – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (TSS) will officially inaugurate its new headquarters and R&D…

22nd August 2018 > Read More

Linglong to build $1bn tire plant in Serbia

Shanghai, China – Shandong Linglong Tire Co is planning to build a $994.4 million (€863…

22nd August 2018 > Read More

Evonik expanding fumed silica business, forms JV in China

Munich, Germany – Evonik Industries AG and the China Wynca Group (Zhejiang Xinan Chemical Industrial…

22nd August 2018 > Read More

Pirelli posts 7% profit increase despite lower sales

Milan – Pirelli C & SpA has posted strong growth in earnings (adjusted EBIT before…

22nd August 2018 > Read More

Technology: Zeon seeks to improve long-term performance of HNBR

Nuremberg, Germany – Zeon Corp. is seeking to enhance the long-term properties of hydrogenated nitrile…

22nd August 2018 > Read More

Update: Apollo resumes production at flood-hit plants

Kochi, Kerala – Apollo Tyres Ltd has resumed production of tires at two of its…

21st August 2018 > Read More

Court appoints administrator at financially troubled Yongtai

Dongying, China – Yongtai Group, one of China’s largest tire makers, entered administration on 16…

21st August 2018 > Read More

Event: EU butadiene conference to study tire industry

Munich, Germany – The EU Butadiene and derivatives conference, organised by ICIS, will investigate issues…

21st August 2018 > Read More

Gajah Tunggal, IRC building motorcycle tire plant in Indonesia

Tangerang, Indonesia – PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk. and Japan’s Inoue Rubber Co. Ltd (IRC) have…

21st August 2018 > Read More

Chemicals agency, Dutch seek PAH restrictions on rubber granules

Helsinki – The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced details of a Dutch-led proposal to…

20th August 2018 > Read More