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Tocom starts TSR futures trading

Tokyo – The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc, Tocom, launched the listing of Technically Specified Rubber…

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Trinseo lowers Q3 guidance due to materials costs, weak tire market

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo SA expects its third quarter 2018 results to be below previously…

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Akzo speciality chemicals relaunches as Nouryon

Amsterdam – The former AkzoNobel speciality chemicals business has relaunched as an independent speciality company…

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People: Cooper Standard expands global leadership team

Novi, Michigan – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. has appointed Gabrielle Corrent as its vice president…

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Laser technology company 4JET raises fund to fuel growth

Alsdorf, Germany – 4JET GmbH has secured a €15-million capital investment led by tech-savvy Paris-based…

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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…

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Electrification shaking up rubber auto-parts sector

Slowly but surely a picture is emerging of the challenges facing suppliers of rubber-based components…

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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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Bridgestone retains top spot in global tire rankings

But change afoot, as Camso deal boosts Michelin; while Sumitomo jumps to fifth slot After…

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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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