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Taking the pressure off batteries

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg is helping the automotive industry mitigate battery issues inherent in stop-start…

7th August 2017 > Read More

Cooper: guayule viable as NR/SR substitute in tires

Pearsall, Texas — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. researchers have determined that guayule rubber is…

5th August 2017 > Read More

Finnish tire firm aims to ring changes

With most of the world’s top tire makers on its client-list, Black Donuts now aims…

4th August 2017 > Read More

Linglong mulls overseas sites, facility upgrade

Guangzhou, China – Shandong Linglong Rubber Co is planning two more overseas production sites to…

4th August 2017 > Read More

Rubber costs cut Conti’s first-half earnings

Hanover, Germany – Sharply higher raw-materials costs at its rubber-based operations dented a strong first…

4th August 2017 > Read More

Cooper Standard hits Q2 records despite Europe woes

Novi, Michigan – Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has posted “record” sales and earnings (adjusted EBITDA), which…

4th August 2017 > Read More

US trade body backs ESBR dumping charges

Washington –The US International Trade Commission (ITC) determined 3 Aug that the domestic industry was…

4th August 2017 > Read More

USTMA reverses tire shipments forecast

Washington –  The US Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is projecting that 2017 US tire shipments…

4th August 2017 > Read More

ANRPC meeting to discuss supply-chain efficiency

Kuala Lumpur – The 10th Annual Rubber Conference organised by the Association of Natural Rubber…

3rd August 2017 > Read More

Zeon elastomers business grows in first quarter

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. has seen a year-on-year 18% rise in elastomers business sales to…

3rd August 2017 > Read More

BlackCircles founder joins US online retailer

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

3rd August 2017 > Read More

Cabot to build fumed silica plant in US

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

3rd August 2017 > Read More

Carlstar raising Carlisle-brand prices up to 5% globally

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

3rd August 2017 > Read More

Camso buys US industrial tire distributor in Texas

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

3rd August 2017 > Read More