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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…

2nd May 2017 > Read More

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

Report: Green tire demand prompts silica growth

As global demand for low rolling-resistance tires continues to grow, silica firms are responding in…

28th April 2017 > Read More

Marangoni expands Turkish retreading business

Istanbul, Turkey – Marangoni Retreading Systems has expanded its business in Turkey in a bid…

27th April 2017 > Read More

Goodyear opens test lab in Luxembourg

Luxembourg – Goodyear has opened a new tire test laboratory at its innovation centre in…

27th April 2017 > Read More

Yokohama motorsports unit coming home

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd is dissolving its motorsports subsidiary and transferring its operations…

27th April 2017 > Read More

Interview: Orion to focus on “high value-added” products

Kingwood, Texas – 2016 was a very good year for Orion Engineered Carbons LLC, setting…

27th April 2017 > Read More

Waterproof fluorinated elastomer coating heals itself

Ann Arbor, Michigan – A self-healing, water-repellent, spray-on coating based on a fluorinated polyurethane elastomer…

27th April 2017 > Read More

Guizhou Tyre to build new plant in Vietnam

  All ERJ on-line news reports are exclusive to subscribers to European Rubber Journal magazine. If…

26th April 2017 > Read More

ContiTech advances digital transformation at Hannover Messe

Hanover, Germany – ContiTech has rolled out a range of intelligent products to support “digital…

26th April 2017 > Read More