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Avon Rubber eyes acquisitions in 2019

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc is exploring acquisition opportunities in the current fiscal year…

6th December 2018 > Read More

Denka raising carbon black prices

Tokyo – Denka Performance Elastomers (DPE) is raising the prices of its carbon black materials…

6th December 2018 > Read More

People: UK distributor expands performance chemicals team

Bishops Stortford, UK – Cornelius Group plc has strengthened its performance chemicals team with the…

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Trelleborg forms JV to make two-wheel tires in India

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Wheel Systems business has entered into a joint venture agreement with…

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Kraiburg TPE to start up new production line Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur – Kraiburg TPE is set to start up a new 5-kilotonne-per-annum (ktpa) production…

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Seals specialist Kaco consolidating German operations

Kirchardt, Germany – Automotive sealing specialist Kaco GmbH is consolidating its operations in Germany by…

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Conti buying Austrian tire dealership Reifen John

Salzburg, Austria – Continental AG has agreed to purchase Reifen John GmbH & Co. KG,…

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People: IRSG appoints new executives

Singapore – The International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) has elected Enrico Lucchese of Versalis as…

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Arlanxeo divestment set for yearend

Cologne. Germany – Lanxess expects the sale of its 50% stake in Arlanxeo to joint…

4th December 2018 > Read More

Triangle to start up new tire plant; nine-month sales down

Weihai, Shandong – Triangle expects to start up a new 4 million unit/year production facility…

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Iranian tire cord company buys local tiremaker

Tehran – Iran’s TireCord Co. has acquired local Pars Tire Co., in a deal that…

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Avon Rubber sales grow, earnings decline

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc has reported a 4% year-on-year growth in annual sales…

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GRI goes green by installing solar power system

Colombo – Speciality tire manufacturer Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. (GRI) has installed a 1,200kW…

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Michelin confirms Dundee closure, will help revamp site

Edinburgh, UK – Michelin has confirmed its decision to end its tire-manufacturing operation in Dundee…

3rd December 2018 > Read More