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Nokian selects US for third tire production plant

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres is to build a $360-million (€330 million) production facility in…

3rd May 2017 > Read More

Land dispute puts Sri Lanka tire plant project ‘on ice’

London – Plans to build a passenger car tire plant in Sri Lanka have become…

3rd May 2017 > Read More

Alliance Tire names new CEO

Mumbai, India – Alliance Tire Group has hired Nitin Mantri, an executive with experience in…

3rd May 2017 > Read More

Apollo to relocate US headquarters to Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia – Apollo Tyres Ltd. has taken one of the first major steps to…

3rd May 2017 > Read More

Six tire makers help fund Smithers Rapra US expansion

Ravenna, Ohio—Independent tire testing company Smithers Rapra has struck a deal with six US-based tire…

3rd May 2017 > Read More

Higher margins, China demand drive Cabot growth

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp’s Reinforcement Materials segment has posted a 59% year-on-year increase in…

2nd May 2017 > Read More

CV tire majors gain as Chinese wane

Birmingham, UK – Chinese imports are losing ground in truck and bus tire markets within…

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Parker reports growth in fiscal third quarter

Mayfield Heights, Ohio—Parker Hannifin Corp. released its results for the fiscal third quarter of 2017…

2nd May 2017 > Read More

Weak demand, prices impact Goodyear’s first quarter

Akron, Ohio – The combined effects of price increase and weak demand impacted Goodyear’s first…

2nd May 2017 > Read More

Future Tire 2017: Q&A with Jan Grashuis, Vice President – Global R&D, VMI

Jan Grashuis, vice president – global R&D, VMI, will discuss plant automation and new technologies…

2nd May 2017 > Read More

Hankook earnings slide as UHP sales climb

Seoul, South Korea – Hankook Tire Co. Ltd.’s operating profit fell 8% in the quarter…

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Trelleborg reports 37% rise in Q1 earnings

Trelleborg, Sweden – Polymer engineer Trelleborg AB has posted a 36% rise in first quarter…

28th April 2017 > Read More

Conti reports 12% rise in first quarter sales

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has released a brief summary of its financial results for…

28th April 2017 > Read More

Dow Elastomers grows

Midland, Michigan – Dow Chemical Co. has achieved higher sales and volumes in the three…

28th April 2017 > Read More