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First ‘smart’ rubber-products plant starts up in China

Hunan, China –China’s first ever ‘smart’ factory for the manufacture of rubber products has started…

2nd October 2018 > Read More

ZC Rubber outlines 2018 goals at dealer meeting

Manila, Philippines — Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. (ZC Rubber) is targeting continued sales growth…

2nd October 2018 > Read More

DowDuPont launches electric vehicle initiative

Wilmington, Delaware – DowDuPont’s speciality products division has launched an initiative to combine its customer-solutions…

2nd October 2018 > Read More

Nynas aims to ‘fill’ gap in tight silicone market

Stockholm – In response to continuing pressures on global silicone supply, Nynas has developed what…

2nd October 2018 > Read More

China’s General Science to build Thai tire plant

Wuxi, China – Jiangsu General Science Technology plans to build a new tire plant in…

1st October 2018 > Read More

Industry lines up response to tire-granulate proposals

Industry reaction to proposals for new limits on the PAH-content of sports- and play-surface materials…

1st October 2018 > Read More

Tire materials costs trending higher

Most, but not all, tire makers expect significant rises in the cost of key feedstocks…

1st October 2018 > Read More

SNCP has ‘no links to’ Iran tire-group deal

Vitry-sur-Seine, France – The SNCP (Syndicat National du Caoutchouc et des Polymères) has distanced itself…

1st October 2018 > Read More

Kumho to supply technology to new Pakistani tire player

Seoul – Kumho Tire Co. has signed a 10-year technology-transfer agreement with a Pakistani company…

1st October 2018 > Read More

Pirelli fined £500k for safety failure at UK plant

Carlisle, UK – Pirelli Tyres Ltd has been fined £512,000 (€574,000) after two employees were…

1st October 2018 > Read More

Future Tire: Return on innovation

At the ERJ Future Tire Conference 2018, a top-line panel of experts from the European…

30th September 2018 > Read More

Brexit: UK-REACH concern for chemicals industry

London – Chemical makers have reacted with concern over proposals for a UK version of…

28th September 2018 > Read More

Conti extends CEO Degenhart’s tenure to 2024

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG’s supervisory boards has extended the tenure of chief executive officer…

28th September 2018 > Read More

Sailun Jinyu to become Cooper Tire joint venture partner

Qingdao, China — Sailun Jinyu Group Co. Ltd. has agreed to acquire a 35% ownership…

28th September 2018 > Read More