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Why-change attitudes block road to ‘tire industry 4.0’

Based on article published in July/Aug issue of European Rubber Journal The successful adoption of…

31st July 2017 > Read More

Dow reports higher sales in second quarter

Midland, Michigan – Dow Chemical Co. reported a 16% increase in sales, despite a decline…

31st July 2017 > Read More

Michelin notes rise in butadiene prices

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Groupe Michelin has spent €2.6 billion in raw materials purchases in the…

28th July 2017 > Read More

Orion to idle rubber black line, raise prices in US

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA is idling a rubber carbon black production line at…

28th July 2017 > Read More

ZC Rubber reports two-digit rise in production in first half

Hangzhou, China – ZC Rubber released its production results over the first half of 2017…

28th July 2017 > Read More

Yokohama raises H1 projections following “strong sales” in Japan

Tokyo – The Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC) has announced upward revisions in its projections for…

28th July 2017 > Read More

Shin-Etsu registers growth in silicones business

Tokyo – Japanese speciality chemicals company Shin-Estu Chemical Co. has reported a significant growth in…

27th July 2017 > Read More

Report: Kumho Tire deal one step closer to completion

Seoul – Kumho Tire creditors, led by the Korea Development Bank (KDB), have announced that…

27th July 2017 > Read More

Goodyear reports 82% reduction in emissions

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has reduced its releases into the environment…

27th July 2017 > Read More

Apollo Vredestein names new European sales directors

Enschede, Netherlands — Apollo Vredestein has announced a number of key changes to its European…

27th July 2017 > Read More

Michelin H1 results up amid dampened sales in second quarter

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Groupe Michelin’s passenger car tire sales in the second quarter of 2017…

26th July 2017 > Read More

Germany eyes Iran rubber & plastics machinery market

Tehran – Iran is becoming a growing market for German plastics and rubber machinery, according…

26th July 2017 > Read More

Cooper Standard in global expansion mode

Novi, Michigan – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. is drastically increasing its global technical capabilities and…

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Nexen tires earn IDEA nods

Seoul – Two of Nexen Tire Corp.’s tire designs have earned International Design Excellence Awards…

26th July 2017 > Read More