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Ineos boss slams “foolish” EU green policies

London – Ineos founder and chairman Jim Ratcliffe has written an open letter to European…

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TTE Conference Preview:  A sticky problem

London – A recurring topic on the TTE conference programme reflects the growing pressure in…

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TTE Preview: Rodolfo to show patented calender tech

Hanover, Germany – Among the TTE highlights for Italian calendering specialist Rodolfo Comerio will be…

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TTE Preview: Optimised coding systems

Hanover, Germany – At TTE, Koenig & Bauer Coding will present “optimised” coding and marking…

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Goodyear to cut jobs at Alabama tire plant

Gadsden, Alabama – Goodyear is planning to lay off an undisclosed number of employees at…

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Toyoda Gosei opens new Indian production plant

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Minda India Pvt. Ltd. (TGMIN) has officially opened a plant…

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TTE News: HF introducing new TBR press range

Hanover, Germany – German tire machinery maker HF Tire Technology is introducing a new generation…

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Michelin results flat amid “challenging” environment

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Groupe Michelin has reported marginal improvements in sales and earnings for 2018…

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Sibur expanding NdBR capacity by 30%

Voronezh, Russia – Sibur is expanding neodymium polybutadiene rubber (NdBR) capacity at its production plant…

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Trelleborg assumes full ownership of seals JV in Americas

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Industrial Solutions has assumed full ownership of its Max Seal joint…

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Butadiene decline hits Kumho Petrochemical’s SR business

Seoul – Kumho Petrochemical’s synthetic rubber (SR) sales dropped 2.5% year-on-year to KRW2.0 trillion (€1.5…

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Acquisitions help Hexpol grow business in 2018

Malmo, Sweden – Hexpol AB has seen its sales and operating profit grow in 2018,…

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Goodyear suffers double-digit drop in operating income

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has suffered double-digit declines in segment operating…

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KraussMaffei taps Conti VP for new COO role

Munich, Germany –  KraussMaffei (KM) has created a new chief operating officer (COO) role as…

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