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Albis adds polyamide adhesion modified TPVs

Knutsford, UK – Albis Plastic is expanding its portfolio of thermoplastic vulcanizate elastomers (TPVs) with…

2nd March 2018 > Read More

NR markets mixed after Chinese holiday

London – Natural rubber markets provided mixed signals in the latest ERJ snapshot of the…

1st March 2018 > Read More

Vibracoustic starts making smart air spring system

Darmstadt, Germany –  Vibracoustic has started series production of new switchable air springs with a…

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Kraiburg growing in Asia-Pacific on rising TPE

Gandhinagar, India—Growing applications of thermoplastic elastomers in the appliances and automotive industries in Asia-Pacific is…

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Trump to impose stiff steel, aluminium tariffs

Washington – US president Donald Trump said he plans to impose steep tariffs on steel…

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Pirelli posts strong 2017, Europe leads sales

Milan – Pirelli & C. SpA has reported a 7.6% year-on-year increase in 2017 revenues…

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China regains top trading partner status with US

Washington — The US tire sector trade deficit shrank slightly last year as the value…

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Marangoni upgrades technology at Rovereto compounds plant

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni Group has upgraded the compounding system for truck and earthmoving tire…

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Solid growth forecast for rubber chemicals market

Pune, India – The global market for rubber processing chemicals is expected to deliver growth…

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Sibur rubber sales up 10% in 2017

Moscow – PAO Sibur Holding has reported a significant rise in synthetic rubber sales in…

28th February 2018 > Read More

Linglong to supply technology to Iran tire plant

 Tehran – China’s Shandong Linglong Tire Co. Ltd (Linglong) has signed an agreement to supply…

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VMI sells first gearpump extruder & cooler combos

Epe, The Netherlands – VMI has reported it first ever sales of both a Combex…

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Halcyon Agri doubles revenue in fiscal year 2017

Singapore – Natural rubber giant Halcyon Agri Corp. Ltd. reported a profit of $35.3 million…

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Sumitomo to produce ‘Sumitomo’ brand TBR at US plant

Tonawanda, New York – Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. is preparing to start production of…

28th February 2018 > Read More