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TRA introduces part-worn tire initiative

Wishaw, UK – The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) has launched a part-worn scheme to ensure…

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Pirelli targets 9% growth through to 2020

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA is targeting average annual growth in sales of…

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Safic-Alcan opens Russian subsidiary

Paris – French chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan has formed a Russian subsidiary to supply to the…

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Desma posts strong performance in 2017

Fridingen, Germany – Rubber injection moulding machinery company Klöckner Desma Elastomertechnik GmbH has posted a…

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Engel to present self-optimising moulding process

Schwertberg, Austria – Engel will highlight ‘smart factory’ technologies at Elmia Polymer 2018 trade fair…

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Doublestar signs deal to gain control of Kumho  

Qingdao, China – Doublestar Group and its subsidiary Xingwei Korea have signed contract to acquire…

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Aramco, Total sign $5bn MoU to build “giant” petrochemical project

Paris – Saudi Aramco and French energy company Total SA have signed a memorandum of…

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DowDuPont to invest $100m in expanding speciality polymers

Midland, Michigan – DowDuPont Inc. will spend around $100m (€80m) in the next two years…

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US authority probing Goodyear tires linked to 1990s accidents

Washington — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating reports that a potentially…

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VW cancels all contracts with rebel supplier

Munich, Germany – Volkswagen Group has cancelled all its contracts with the Bosnian supplier group…

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German car market falls 3% as diesel decline accelerates

Frankfurt, Germany – Registrations in Germany fell 3.4% in March with the decline in diesel-car…

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JSR eyes Indian growth with new subsidiary

Tokyo – JSR Corp. has established a local subsidiary in India to strengthen sales and…

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Cooper CFO to retire, successor search under way

Findlay, Ohio – Ginger Jones, senior vice president and chief financial officer for Cooper Tire…

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Pyrolyx raises funding for US project, plant optimisation

Munich, Germany – Pyrolyx AG has raised funds to finance its under-construction recovered carbon black…

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