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Tire industry should prepare to adapt to automotive trends

Akron, Ohio – The tire industry needs to continue to adapt as autonomous and electric…

10th October 2018 > Read More

UK private equity fund invests in German industrial hose group

Gelsenkirchen, Germany – UK-based Triton Smaller Mid-Cap Fund is buying a majority stake in leading…

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People: Solvay names Ilham Kadri as new CEO

Brussels – Solvay’s board of directors has appointed Ilham Kadri as the chairman of the…

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MacLellan Rubber increasing stock levels ahead of Brexit

Wolverhampton, UK – MacLellan Rubber, a UK-based suppliers of rubber sheeting and products, is increasing…

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Vibracoustic, Hyundai to study new NVH systems

Paris – Vibracoustic GmbH and Hyundai Motor Co have signed a technical partnership agreement to…

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Arlanxeo to expand Safic-Alcan agreement

Paris – Arlanxeo will extend an exclusive agreement with Safic-Alcan for distribution of Arlanxeo’s Keltan…

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People: VMI appoints new chief commercial officer

Epe, The Netherlands – The VMI Group has extended its board of directors with the…

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Viewpoint: Machinery market set for 10% ‘correction’

Opinion piece written by César Rodríguez Gabilondo, CEO & founder of MachinePoint Consultants, a supplier…

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Tristone opens Brazil subsidiary, to build production plant

Frankfurt, Germany – Hose manufacturer Tristone Flowtech Group has set up a new sales and…

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Datwyler completes acquisition of US seals company Parco

Ontario, California – Datwyler Sealing Solutions (DSS) has completed the acquisition of US-based O-ring manufacturer…

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People: Goodyear’s McClellan elected USTMA chairman

Washington – Stephen McClellan, president of Goodyear’s Americas business unit, is the new chairman of…

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Industry lines up response to tire-granulate proposals

Industry reaction to proposals for new limits on the PAH-content of sports- and play-surface materials…

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Event: Milan summit to study silicones, TPEs

Milan, Italy – The Silicone Elastomers and Thermoplastic Elastomer World Summit will be studying the…

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Tire materials costs trending higher

Most, but not all, tire makers expect significant rises in the cost of key feedstocks…

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