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Covestro’s sustainability chief Richard Northcote dies

Leverkusen, Germany – Covestro AG has announced the news that its chief sustainability officer Richard…

27th June 2018 > Read More

DKT: REP focus on Industry 4.0 and more

Corbas France – At the coming DKT 2018, REP will show its range of rubber…

26th June 2018 > Read More

Bekaert to shut Italian rubber reinforcement site

Figline, Italy – Bekaert SA is planning to close down a rubber-reinforcement products operation in…

26th June 2018 > Read More

NR supply deficit fails to rekindle market

Kuala Lumpur – World demand for natural rubber exceeded supply in the first five months…

26th June 2018 > Read More

US drilling firm extends Trelleborg contract

Houston, Texas – US offshore drilling contractor Diamond Offshore Drilling has extended an exclusive license…

26th June 2018 > Read More

US judge denies request to seal documents in Hankook case

Richmond, Virginia – A federal judge in Richmond has denied the request of Hankook Tire…

26th June 2018 > Read More

DKT: Kraiburg expanding its horizons

Waldkraiburg, Germany – AT DKT, Gummiwerk Kraiburg GmbH & Co. KG will highlight its continued focus…

26th June 2018 > Read More

DKT: HF Mixing systems in the room

Freudenberg, Germany – Rather than individual items of mixing machinery, the market requires systems comprising integrated…

25th June 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone targets ‘sustainability’ in business models

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has announced that it will identify and implement new business models,…

25th June 2018 > Read More

BRV: German tire sales to steady in 2018

Bonn, Germany – German tire retail association the BRV anticipates largely stable sales figures in…

25th June 2018 > Read More

India rubber industry ‘over-reliant’ on NR imports

Kottayam, India – India’s rubber manufacturing industry is becoming over-reliant on imports of low-cost natural…

25th June 2018 > Read More

Michelin, Ford outline new initiatives for automotive materials

Montreal, Quebec – Finding new, sustainable materials for automobiles and auto parts is a crucial…

25th June 2018 > Read More

Performance elastomers market to grow 7.5% through 2024

Ocean View, Delaware – The performance elastomers market is set to grow at a CAGR…

25th June 2018 > Read More

Covestro investing €200m in Spanish expansion, new chlorine technology

Leverkusen, Germany – German materials supplier Covestro AG is planning to build its own chlorine…

25th June 2018 > Read More