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BlackCircles founder joins US online retailer

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Founder of BlackCircles.com Michael Welch has joined the US-based online tire retailer…

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Cabot to build fumed silica plant in US

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp is planning to invest in a new fumed silica plant…

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Carlstar raising Carlisle-brand prices up to 5% globally

Franklin, Tennessee – Carlstar Group LLC is raising prices on selected Carlisle-brand speciality tire lines…

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Camso buys US industrial tire distributor in Texas

Magog, Quebec — Industrial tire maker Camso Ltd. has acquired Omni Industrial Tire of San…

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Sumitomo to build medical rubber parts plant in Slovenia

Aargau, Switzerland – Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (SRI) is to establish a new production site…

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Cabot posts strong growth for reinforcement materials

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. has seen a $16-million – 46% – jump in year-on-year earnings…

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Hutchinson relocates offices in Tokyo

Tokyo – French automotive and rubber parts supplier Hutchinson SA has opened a showroom in…

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Yokohama to raise OTR tire prices in US

Santa Ana, California – Yokohama Tire Corp. will raise prices 1 Sept of commercial and…

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Denso to expand North American headquarters

Southfield, Michigan – Denso International America Inc. plans to invest $75 million (€63.5 million) by…

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Sigma advances autonomous moulding software

Aachen, Germany – Sigma Engineering GmbH is introducing a new release Sigmasoft v5.2, which includes…

1st August 2017 > Read More

Teknor Apex TPVs to challenge rubber in medical parts

Pawtucket, Rhode Island – Teknor Apex has developed new medical-grade thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomers for…

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Chinese board upholds VMI’s “major invention” patent, invalidates some

Epe, The Netherlands – In a new development in the intellectual property dispute between VMI…

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Goodyear, Bridgestone, Sumitomo reach deal with US union

Akron, Ohio – The United Steelworkers union has reached tentative new five-year master labour contracts…

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Asahi Kasei to add SSBR capacity in Singapore

Singapore – Asahi Kasei is increasing the production capacity for solution-polymerised styrene-butadiene rubber (SSBR) at…

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