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Covestro divesting European Systems Houses business

Leverkusen, Germany – Covestro AG will sell its European Systems House business to the US…

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Organisers announce IRC2019 programme

London – Speakers from Bridgestone, Pirelli, Continental, Tokyo Institute of Technology and the University of…

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Updated: ExxonMobil unveils new material at Future Tire

Cologne, Germany – ExxonMobil Chemical introduced a newly-developed inner liner material that can significantly improve…

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NOK-Freudenberg upgrading seals facility in China

London – NOK-Freudenberg (China) is upgrading its production facilities for automotive sealing products in Changchun,…

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Lion Elastomers to buy Firestone SR plant in Texas

Orange, Texas — Lion Elastomers LLC has signed an agreement with Firestone Polymers to purchase…

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VDMA expects 10% drop in machinery sales this year

Frankfurt, Germany – The German rubber & plastics machinery sector is expected to register a…

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Nynas launches process oil for silicone fluid replacement

Stockholm – Nynas has introduced a hydrotreated, very low viscosity naphthenic process oil as a…

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EU passenger car demand grows in May

Brussels – The EU passenger car market posted a 0.1% year-on-year increase in May, reversing…

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Apollo launches new light truck tire brand for India

Kochi, India – Catering to the growing demand for the pick-up trucks in India, Apollo…

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Marangoni spins off new tire machinery business

Rovereto, Italy – Marangoni Group has spun off its Marangoni Meccanica business, which produces new…

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Conti, Nokian on track with North America tire plants

Dayton, Tennessee – Nokian Tires and Continental Corp. are on schedule for new manufacturing facilities…

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New process “revolutionising” materials science

Weinheim, Germany – Freudenberg Group has established a new simulation process that can be used…

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People: Henniges appoints chief financial officer

Auburn Hills, Michigan – Henniges Automotive has hired L. Brooks Mallard as its chief financial…

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Kwik Fit expands mobile tire-fitting service in UK

Letchworth, UK – Automotive maintenance company Kwik Fit has “significantly expanded” its mobile tire-fitting service…

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