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Goodyear to upgrade, expand Luxembourg tire plant

Munich, Germany — Goodyear has disclosed plans to invest $36 million to increase production of…

10th April 2019 > Read More

Conti adding capacity for tire sealant, noise products in US

Sumter, South Carolina  — Continental Tire the Americas is expanding its plant in Sumter to…

10th April 2019 > Read More

Tire RFID standard on-track for yearend

Hanover, Germany – A universal ISO standard for RFID tire tags remains on track to…

10th April 2019 > Read More

Pirelli names new UK commercial director

Burton upon Trent, UK – Jason Sugden has been appointed as Pirelli’s commercial director for…

10th April 2019 > Read More

Murthy leaves Michelin-owned Lehigh Technologies

London – Kedar Murthy has left his position as vice president and general manager of…

9th April 2019 > Read More

Natural rubber prices firming up in 2019

London – Natural rubber prices have performed quite robustly since the start of the year,…

9th April 2019 > Read More

Brexit: Firms urged to transfer REACH registrations

Helsinki – The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has called on companies to prepare for a…

9th April 2019 > Read More

Nexen set to begin trial production at Czech plant

Zatec, Czech Republic – Nexen tire Europe is awaiting permission from “appropriate authorities” to start…

8th April 2019 > Read More

Nokian on track for 2020 start up at US plant

Dayton, Tennessee — Eighteen months after breaking ground on its first North American tire facility,…

8th April 2019 > Read More

Conti smart conveyors for Canada potash transfer

Vancouver, Canada – The Canadian port of Vancouver is using Continental conveyor belts for the…

8th April 2019 > Read More

Comment: Cutting the ICE

The rubber industry will have to change at a much faster rate than ever before…

8th April 2019 > Read More

Analysis: Outlook bright for carbon black?

Can major manufacturers continue on the track of strong market growth and investment seen last…

8th April 2019 > Read More

Important reminder: ERJ Compounding Survey

Dear Industry Colleague, The May/June 2019 issue of European Rubber Journal magazine will feature our…

7th April 2019 > Read More

NRC Group relaunches as Nordmann

Hamburg, Germany – International polymers and chemicals distributor the NRC Group has rebranded as Nordmann,…

5th April 2019 > Read More