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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

China announces 25% tariffs on EPR from US

Beijing – China is imposing 25% tariffs on ethylene-propylene rubber imported from the US, with…

20th August 2018 > Read More

Monsoon hits Indian NR production

Kochi, India – The monsoons impacting Kerala could cause natural rubber production there to fall…

20th August 2018 > Read More

Haydale expands elastomer capability at UK site

Loughborough, UK – Materials technology group Haydale Graphene Industries plc has completed the installation and…

19th August 2018 > Read More

Event: Troester set for ITEC 2018

Akron, Ohio – Extrusion systems major Troester GmbH & CO. KG will be present at…

19th August 2018 > Read More

Mesnac expects liquid-mixing verdict within a year

Cologne, Germany – Mesnac will start production of tire compounds based on this new liquid…

17th August 2018 > Read More

VDMA notes ‘significant’ decline in machinery exports to Turkey

Frankfurt am Main, Germany – German rubber and plastics machinery deliveries to Turkey fell by…

17th August 2018 > Read More

Goodyear to raise consumer tire prices in US

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear intends to raise prices on “select consumer tire lines” in the…

17th August 2018 > Read More