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Hankook appoints new CEO, announces executive changes

Seoul, South Korea – Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has promoted 29-year company veteran Soo Il…

11th December 2017 > Read More

Orion starts new technical rubber, specialty black lines in Korea

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA has completed the construction and upgrading of two production…

11th December 2017 > Read More

Analysis: ZF CEO’s ‘reckless’ buying spree led to his departure

Frankfurt, Germany — The departure of ZF Friedrichshafen CEO Stefan Sommer shows that politics and…

11th December 2017 > Read More

AkzoNobel, Black Bear in ‘scrap-tire’ coatings link

Amsterdam – AkzoNobel is making powder coating materials from end-of-life tires under a new cooperation…

10th December 2017 > Read More

Halcyon acquiring Indonesia rubber facility

Singapore – Halcyon Agri Corp. Ltd is acquiring an 80% holding in PT. Pulau Bintan…

10th December 2017 > Read More

Lessons from the past: Using a telephone

London – For anyone unhappy with the cost of their phone bills today and the service-coverage…

10th December 2017 > Read More

Future Tire Conference 2018 – Call for Papers

European Rubber Journal, the organiser of the Future Tire Conference, is putting out a Call…

10th December 2017 > Read More

Brexit breakthrough sees EU citizens’ rights protected

Brussels – A breakthrough has been made in Brexit talks between the EU and the UK,…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg to open new sealing HQ in 2018

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (TSS) is expecting to move to its new global…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Wacker extends president’s contract for three years

Munich, Germany – Wacker Chemie AG’s supervisory board has extended the term of president and…

8th December 2017 > Read More

Continental consolidates textile reinforcement units

Fairlawn, Ohio – ContiTech AG has invested more than $9 million (€7.6 million) in its…

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Turkey’s Kordsa to make $100m acquisitions in US

Istanbul, Turkey – Kordsa Inc, a Sabancı Holding subsidiary, is expanding its footprint in the…

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Freudenberg develops new fluorinated rubber for seals

Plymouth, Massachusetts – Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, part of the German Freudenberg Group, has developed a…

7th December 2017 > Read More

Chinese firms advance rubber wet-mixing technology

Beijing – A project to for wet-mixing of elastomers with fillers has been completed in…

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