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Toyo Q2 earnings rebound, but half-year results down

Hyogo, Japan — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.’s operating income rebounded in the quarter…

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Magna Tyres expanding capacity at new Dutch plant

Hardenberg, The Netherlands – Magna Tyres Group has almost doubled production capacity at its recently…

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Conti expects materials costs to rise

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has forecast a significant rise in the cost of most…

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Sumitomo starts TBR production at S Africa plant

Ladysmith, South Africa—Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.’s South African subsidiary has inaugurated production of radial truck…

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EC clears Bain to buy German tire distribution group

Boston, Massachusetts – European FinTyre Distribution Ltd (EFDL) has received the European Commission’s greenlight to…

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Technology: Moving forward with 3D printing of LSR

Detroit, Michigan – Among the latest materials-related business developments in liquid silicone rubber, ACEO is…

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Event: Teijin set for materials handling conference

Arnhem, The Netherlands – Teijin Aramid will be present at the International Conference on Conveying…

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Linglong ups H1 earnings on rubber-price dip

Yantai, China – Linglong Tyre reported a 21% jump in net profit to €67 million…

15th August 2018 > Read More

Orion rides high on tire-market growth, Chinese regs

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA has reported a 20.1% year-on-year rise in rubber black…

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Trelleborg breaks ground on new UK testing facility

Skelmersdale, UK – Trelleborg Offshore UK has broken ground on a new “state-of-the-art” testing facility…

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Cooper Tire Q2s show Americas/overseas divide

Findlay, Ohio – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s second quarter results show a sharp divide…

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Marangoni GRP rolls out ‘franchisee first’ in India

Cochin, India – Marangoni GRP Private Ltd (MGPL) has announced its first full service Ringtread…

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Sri Lanka tire project back on track with bigger scope

Horana, Sri Lanka – Rigid Tyre Corp (Pvt) Ltd, part of the UAE-based Onyx Group…

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Bridgestone expects to build on H1 sales gains

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has reported a 1% drop in operating income, to Yen199.4 billion…

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