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Prices: Cabot hiking speciality carbon prices

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. is increasing prices by up to 10% globally for speciality…

10th August 2018 > Read More

Yokohama ends technology tie-ups with Kumho Tire

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has terminated its technology tie-ups with Kumho Tire Co….

9th August 2018 > Read More

Earnings up 45% at Cabot rubber blacks unit

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. has reported a 45% year-on-year rise in earnings (EBIT) to…

9th August 2018 > Read More

Goodyear OE tires on Peugeot recalled in China

Beijing – Goodyear’s tires size 215/50R17 installed on nearly 103,000 Peugeot 408 small sedans will…

9th August 2018 > Read More

Prices: Denka raising silica filler prices 10%

Tokyo – Denka Co. Ltd is increasing global sales prices of its fused silica filler…

9th August 2018 > Read More

Lanxess selling Arlanxeo stake to Saudi Aramco

Cologne. Germany – Lanxess plans to sell its remaining 50% stake in Arlanxeo to its…

8th August 2018 > Read More

CEO Maggioni leaves Marangoni Group

Rovereto, Italy – Dino Maggioni has “chosen to leave his position” as CEO of Marangoni…

8th August 2018 > Read More

Arlanxeo ‘targeting NBR growth’ with French plant upgrade

Nuremberg, Germany – Arlanxeo’s recent decision to modernise its nitrile rubber (NBR) production facility at…

8th August 2018 > Read More

Gloves unit ‘impairment’ adds to Semperit woes

Vienna – Semperit AG Holding has identified an impairment loss of about €55 million at…

8th August 2018 > Read More

Event: Bridgestone bringing RFID and ‘ologic’ to IAA

Brussels – As of 2019, Bridgestone will start to supply truck and bus tires with…

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Hankook earnings dip on slightly higher sales

Seoul – Despite slightly higher sales, Hankook Tire Co. Ltd posted drops of 3.3% and…

8th August 2018 > Read More

Technology: Tandem process is revolutionising the tire industry

London – In a technical paper, now posted on ERJ, HF explains how the requirements…

8th August 2018 > Read More

Bekaert reports 50% tariff-linked hike in tire-cord steel costs

Zwevegem, Belgium – NV Bakaert SA has reported a 50% increase as of August in…

7th August 2018 > Read More

Kumho notes uptrend in butadiene, SR prices

Seoul – South Korean petrochemicals company Kumho Petrochemical has reported an upward trend in the…

7th August 2018 > Read More