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Cooper-Standard margins down in “challenging” markets

Novi, Michigan – Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has reported a 2.1% rise, year-on-year, in second quarter…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Forbo robust at H1 despite higher costs

Baar, Switzerland – Product introductions and efficiency gains have helped Forbo Group to shrug off…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Moody’s upgrades Covestro rating

Leverkusen, Germany – International rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has reassessed Covestro’s existing investment-grade rating,…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Apollo chairman welcomes custom duties on Chinese tires

Kochi, Kerala – Apollo Tyres Ltd chairman Onkar S. Kanwar has welcomed a decision by…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Linglong completes technology supply to Uzbek tire plant

Tashkent – Linglong Tire has completed its supply of technology to a greenfield tire production…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Automotive supplier Vorwerk Autotec builds plant in Serbia

Čačak, Serbia – German elastomer and metal autoparts manufacturer Vorwerk Autotec has begun constructing a…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Conti breaks ground with new HQ ‘campus’

Hanover, Germany – Continental has marked the start of construction of its new headquarters facility…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Event: IoM3 group targets elastomer processing challenges

London – The Rubber In Engineering Group (RIEG) has organised afternoon technical discussion meeting on…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Durex recalls condoms over quality issue

London – Durex, part of the RB group, has issued a recall due to quality…

31st July 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone wins lawsuit against China’s Fangxing Rubber

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has won a court case regarding the infringement of patent rights…

31st July 2018 > Read More

Dayco expands Asia Pacific operations

Troy, Michigan – US engine products and drive systems supplier Dayco has expanded its operations…

31st July 2018 > Read More

US drops review of antidumping duties against Indian OTR tires

Washington — The US Department of Commerce has rescinded its administrative review of the antidumping…

31st July 2018 > Read More

VDMA backs Iran trade as Trump tariffs bite

Tehran – Germany’s plastics & rubber machinery trade association the VDMA has highlighted the importance…

31st July 2018 > Read More

ANRPC report: Improved fundamentals fail to lift rubber prices

Kuala Lumpur – Global demand for natural rubber (NR) grew 5% year-on-year to 6.96 million…

30th July 2018 > Read More