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Wacker silicone can stand ‘the heat in the kitchen’

Nuremberg, Germany – Munich-based chemical group Wacker’s presentations at DKT2018 included a new solid silicone…

7th July 2018 > Read More

Maplan opens US facility, names new president

South Elgin, Illinois – The Maplan Group has opened a new production unit in South Elgin,…

6th July 2018 > Read More

Toyoda Gosei develops prototype medical simulator using e-Rubber

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Co. and Japanese simulators start-up EBM Corp. have developed a…

6th July 2018 > Read More

Malaysia NR market remains weak amid lacklustre trade

Kuala Lumpur – The Kuala Lumpur natural rubber (NR) market was weak in the month…

6th July 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg acquires coated fabrics operation in US

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has acquired the US-based privately-owned company Laminating Coating Technologies, Inc….

6th July 2018 > Read More

Russian authority to investigate pricing complaint against Nizhnekamsk

Moscow – Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has announced that it is investigating synthetic-rubber (SR) pricing activities…

5th July 2018 > Read More

Hankook acquiring Germany distributor Reifen-Mueller

Seoul – Hankook Tire is buying 100% shares of German independent tire distributor Reifen-Mueller in…

5th July 2018 > Read More

Report: CEAT to build €50m tire production plant in India

London – Indian tire maker CEAT is reportedly investing 4,000 crore Indian rupee (€50 million)…

5th July 2018 > Read More

Birla Carbon raises prices in Europe, Africa

Hannover, Germany – Birla Carbon is increasing prices for rubber grade carbon black materials due…

5th July 2018 > Read More

BKT executive: “Only innovation will take us to the next level

Dilip Vaidya, president and director of technology of BKT, illustrates the challenges in the development…

4th July 2018 > Read More

DKT: Zeon advances HNBR performance, capacity

Nuremberg, Germany – ZEON Corp., represented by the European subsidiary ZEON Europe GmbH is presenting…

4th July 2018 > Read More

Arlanxeo in multi-million-euro expansion of French, Brazilian facilities

Maastricht, The Netherlands – Synthetic rubber manufacture Arlanxeo is to make a large investment over the next three…

4th July 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg acquires tire distributor in New Zealand

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Wheel Systems business has acquired the New Zealand-based tire distributor TRS…

4th July 2018 > Read More

Cooper Standard to acquire two Lauren International businesses

Novi, Michigan – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. has agreed to acquire Lauren Manufacturing and Lauren…

4th July 2018 > Read More