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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…

17th September 2018 > Read More

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…

14th September 2018 > Read More

Hexpol acquires US custom rubber compounder

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

14th September 2018 > Read More

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

MOL, Thyssenkrupp sign €1.2bn deal to build polyether polyol complex

Budapest – Hungarian energy company MOL Group has awarded a €1.2-billion engineering, procurement and construction…

13th September 2018 > Read More

VMI Extrusion relocates to new facility

Cham, Germany – VMI Extrusion has relocated to a new facility in the city of…

13th September 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone, Cooper raising aftermarket tire prices in US

Akron, Ohio – Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) and Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. plan…

13th September 2018 > Read More

Dow invests to expand silicones production

Midland, Michigan — Dow Chemical Co. will invest in both its upstream and downstream silicones…

13th September 2018 > Read More

United Steelworkers in Virginia approve contract with Yokohama

Salem, Virginia – Members of the United Steelworkers Local 1023 in Salem have ratified a…

13th September 2018 > Read More

New Trelleborg facility in Mexico to serve automotive industry

Querétaro, Mexico – Trelleborg’s sealing profiles operation has inaugurated a new manufacturing facility in Querétaro…

12th September 2018 > Read More

Conti marks Slovakia truck tire plant milestone

Puchov, Slovakia – Continental AG has celebrated the 20th anniversary of truck tire production at…

12th September 2018 > Read More