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Sibur adding 50ktpa TPE capacity at Voronezh site

Voronezh, Russia – Sibur is increasing production of  styrenic copolymer-based thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) at its…

18th September 2018 > Read More

Avon results buoyed by military demand

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc is set to report strong results for the financial…

18th September 2018 > Read More

Vintech opening automotive extrusion plants in US, Portugal

Imlay City, Michigan – Vintech Industries Inc. is making progress on becoming a global Tier…

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ContiTech backing ‘hyperloop’ as way forward for transport

Hanover/Berlin – A student research programme, backed by Continental AG, has developed a hyperloop as…

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Continental’s A-Z Formen unit opens mould factory in Czech Republic

Horsovsky Tyn, Czech Republic — Continental AG’s A-Z Formen-und Maschinenbau GmbH subsidiary has opened a…

17th September 2018 > Read More

Michelin on-track with ‘2020 plans’

Paris – Groupe Michelin has presented an update on a 2016-2020 programme to streamline its…

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Goodyear boss highlights radical changes in tire distribution

Akron, Ohio – Trends around stock-holdings at distribution companies show how tire makers need to…

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Pirelli tops Dow Jones automotive sustainability index

Milan, Italy  – Pirelli has been rated world leader in sustainability in the automotive components…

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People: Techsil restructures with M-tec merger

Bidford on Avon, UK – Adhesives and sealants manufacturer Techsil Ltd. enacted senior management changes…

17th September 2018 > Read More

Update: Korean consortium acquiring Momentive

Seoul – A consortium of Korean companies, led by leading Korean construction materials company KCC Corp….

15th September 2018 > Read More

India starts countervailing duty probe on Chinese FKM

New Delhi – The Indian government has launched a countervailing duty probe into the imports…

14th September 2018 > Read More

Michelin confirms guidance for FY2018

Paris – Groupe Michelin has confirmed its guidance for the financial year 2018, after having…

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Hexpol acquires US custom rubber compounder

Long Beach, California – Hexpol AB is paying $49 million (€42 million) to acquire Kirkhill…

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China’s Guilin Rubber to supply machinery to Turkish tire maker

Guilin, China – ChemChina-owned Guilin Rubber Machinery has announced an order contract with an unnamed…

13th September 2018 > Read More