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Five top tire makers for Future Tire in Cologne

Cologne, Germany – Five of the world’s leading tire manufacturers will be represented among the…

23rd April 2018 > Read More

Rubber machinery sector bounces back

Original article published in the March/April edition of European Rubber Journal magazine  After two relatively lean…

20th April 2018 > Read More

Sumitomo company receives funding for Slovenia medical plant

Ljubljana – Lonstroff AG, part of Sumitomo Rubber Industries, has received €4.8 million in funding…

20th April 2018 > Read More

ContiTech exploring “leasing” business model for conveyor belts

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech AG is working on a new business model whereby clients lease…

20th April 2018 > Read More

Update: South Africa’s Karbochem stops synthetic rubber production

Johannesburg, South Africa – Karbochem Ltd, South Africa’s only manufacturer of synthetic rubber, is halting…

20th April 2018 > Read More

UK rubber company sees growth in commercial rubber sheet

Wolverhampton, UK – MacLellan Rubber is increasing its UK stock holding of commercial rubber sheet,…

20th April 2018 > Read More

Camso, Ferm in RFID development deal

Norcross, Georgia  – FermRFID, part of FineLine Technologies, and Camso have announced a multi-year RFID…

20th April 2018 > Read More

Conti revises down Rubber Group earnings outlook

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG expects exchange rate and inventory valuation effects to impact its…

19th April 2018 > Read More

Orion invests in pollution control at US plant

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons has employed Danish Haldor Topsoe to install sustainable emissions control…

19th April 2018 > Read More

US lowers countervailing duty for Guizhou

Washington — The US Department of Commerce has revised the countervailing duty rate it found…

19th April 2018 > Read More

Nissan, Ford, Fiat among losers as European sales fall

Munich, Germany – Nissan, Ford and Fiat brand saw their European sales decline steeply in…

19th April 2018 > Read More

Linglong ‘gets cold feet with Iran project’

Tehran – China’s Shandong Linglong Tire Co (Linglong) is reportedly now hesitant about going ahead…

18th April 2018 > Read More

UK advanced materials supplier in deal with major tire maker

Cheltenham, UK – Advanced materials engineering group Versarien plc has secured a deal to supply…

18th April 2018 > Read More

Cabot increases prices for rubber carbon black

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp is increasing prices for its rubber carbon black reinforcement materials…

18th April 2018 > Read More