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Bridgestone claims hybrid-polymer breakthrough

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp has developed “the world’s first polymer to bond rubber and resins…

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Goodyear-Bridgestone tire venture clears regulatory hurdles

Atlanta, Georgia – TireHub LLC, the Goodyear-Bridgestone Americas Inc. joint tire distribution venture, has cleared…

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Kraton increases styrenic copolymer prices

Houston, Texas – Kraton Corp. has issued a general price increase of $200 (€172) per…

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Private equity firm EQT acquiring Azelis

Stockholm – Swedish private equity group EQT is in exclusive discussions to acquire speciality chemicals…

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MOL investing in new naphtha-to-olefins technology

Budapest – Hungary’s energy company MOL Group has entered into a strategic partnership with the…

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Bridgestone, Michelin, Pirelli earn Ford supplier honours

Dearborn, Michigan — Latin American subsidiaries of Bridgestone, Michelin and Pirelli & C. SpA recently…

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ExxonMobil starts up Singapore tire rubber plant

Singapore – ExxonMobil has started production of halobutyl rubber at its integrated manufacturing complex in…

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Marangoni raising prices in wake of Chinese import duties

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni Retreading Systems is increasing prices for rubber materials used to retread…

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Euromap warns of slow-down following “unusually long” boom

Linz, Austria – Due to full order books, Euromap expects a growth rate of 2%…

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German automakers ‘willing to drop all tariffs with US’

Munich, Germany – German automakers are willing to abandon car tariffs between the EU and…

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ETRMA joins hazardous substances initiative

Brussels – The European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETMRA) has joined a campaign to…

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Tristone breaks ground on US production plant

Mooresville, South Carolina – Hose manufacturer Tristone Flowtech Group GmbH’s wide-reaching manufacturing base officially has…

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VMI takes batch-offs to a higher level

Epe, The Netherlands – VMI has recently added a vertical pallet transporter with high handling…

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Q&A: Game Changing Technologies for tire of future

To gain insight into how the tire industry perceives the tire of tomorrow, ERJ’s sister…

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