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Trinseo SR business’ earnings more than halved in Q2

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Materials supplier Trinseo SA has seen second quarter earnings (adjusted EBITDA) within…

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Nexen set to officially open European tire plant

Seoul – Nexen Tire will hold an official opening ceremony for its new Europe manufacturing…

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China launches TSR20 futures trading

Shanghai, China – The Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE) has started the trading of yuan-denominated…

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IRSG, FTA partner for natural rubber sustainability

Bogor, Indonesia — The International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) has agreed to work with an…

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Yokohama H1 earnings drop on flat sales

Tokyo — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.’s operating and net income fell during the six months…

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Mesnac sells first cutting machinery to the US

Qingdao, Shandong – Mesnac signed an agreement on 17 July to supply its fabric cutting…

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Shin-Etsu silicones business reports growth

Tokyo – Shin-Etsu’s silicones business has reported 17.9% year-on-year increases in first quarter earnings at…

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USTMA revises sales forecast up for passenger tires

Washington – Shipments of replacement passenger tires are expected to jump nearly 6% this year…

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Trelleborg sets Guinness record for the largest O-ring

Tewkesbury, UK – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has set a new Guinness World Records title for…

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Lion completes acquisition of Firestone SR plant

Orange, Texas – Lion Elastomers LLC has completed its acquisition of Firestone Polymers’ synthetic rubber…

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Products: Teknor Apex unveils TPE compounds

Pawtucket, Rhode Island – Teknor Apex Co. has released a new generation of thermoplastic elastomer…

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Trelleborg expert discusses rate of deflection in bearings

Noise and vibration isolation bearings installed within the base and body of a building are…

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Bridgestone operating income falls 20% in first half

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has reported a 20.6% year-on-year decline in first half operating income…

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Toyo setting up European R&D base in Germany

Hyogo, Japan – Just over a week after unveiling plans for a €390 European production…

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