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Kraiburg expands rubber mats facility

Waldkraiburg, Germany –  Gummiwerk Kraiburg Elastik GmbH & Co. KG has recently expanded capacity for…

8th September 2017 > Read More

Tire cord supplier DuraFiber selling assets

Huntersville, North Carolina — Tire cord supplier DuraFiber Technologies has put its three US plants…

8th September 2017 > Read More

New ZC branch to target European OE tire market

Frankfurt, Germany — China’s biggest tire manufacturer Zhongce Rubber (ZC Rubber) has set sights on…

7th September 2017 > Read More

Continental back in the farm tire business

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has returned to the agricultural tire business with the launch…

7th September 2017 > Read More

VMI opens new manufacturing facility in Poland

Leszno, Poland – Dutch tire machinery manufacturer VMI Group has opened a new production plant…

7th September 2017 > Read More

Freudenberg seals advance for food & beverage Industry

Weinheim, Germany – Freudenberg’s seals replacement unit Freudenberg Xpress is offering a new, large seal…

7th September 2017 > Read More

Apollo Tyres wins OE fitments in Europe

Gurgaon, India – Apollo Tyres’ premium brand Vredestein has been selected as OE fitment on…

7th September 2017 > Read More

Evonik opens new silicones plant in Shanghai

Shanghai, China – Evonik Industries AG opened a new plant 5 Sept in Shanghai for…

7th September 2017 > Read More

Safic-Alcan extends carbon black deal with Orion

Paris-La  Defense – Safic-Alcan Group’s subsidiaries in Germany and Belgium have extended a distribution agreement…

7th September 2017 > Read More

Hankook advances tire-noise insulation technology

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Hankook has updated its ‘sound absorber’ technology, which is already being fitted…

7th September 2017 > Read More

Trelleborg digs deep for Chevron pipeline buoyancy modules

Trelleborg, Sweden – Chevron, like every other oil producer, is going ever deeper in search…

6th September 2017 > Read More

Pirelli IPO set for October

Milan, Italy — Pirelli & C SpA is moving ahead with plans for an initial…

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Kumho Tire sale on brink of collapse

Seoul – The sale of a 42.01% majority share in South Korea’s Kumho Tire to…

6th September 2017 > Read More

North Carolina state begins legal action against Chemours

Raleigh, North Carolina – The state of US North Carolina’s department of environmental quality (DEQ)…

6th September 2017 > Read More