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ERJ Brainteaser Results: April – January 2018

APRIL With respect to all our other great contestants, there is one standout winner this…

2nd August 2018 > Read More

Mixed first half for Continental’s rubber units

Hanover, Germany – Continental’s Rubber Group achieved first-half sales of €8.6 billion, about level with…

2nd August 2018 > Read More

Zenesis acquires UK retreader Vacu-Lug

London – One of the largest European independent retreaders Vau-Lug Traction Tyres Ltd has been…

2nd August 2018 > Read More

Ren steps down as Pirelli chairman  

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA’s chairman Ren Jianxin has resigned from all roles…

2nd August 2018 > Read More

Automotive tariffs will hurt US, industry bosses warn

Washington — Nearly 50 witnesses from various corners of the US vehicle industry gave an…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Cooper-Standard margins down in “challenging” markets

Novi, Michigan – Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has reported a 2.1% rise, year-on-year, in second quarter…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Forbo robust at H1 despite higher costs

Baar, Switzerland – Product introductions and efficiency gains have helped Forbo Group to shrug off…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Moody’s upgrades Covestro rating

Leverkusen, Germany – International rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has reassessed Covestro’s existing investment-grade rating,…

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Apollo chairman welcomes custom duties on Chinese tires

Kochi, Kerala – Apollo Tyres Ltd chairman Onkar S. Kanwar has welcomed a decision by…

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Linglong completes technology supply to Uzbek tire plant

Tashkent – Linglong Tire has completed its supply of technology to a greenfield tire production…

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Automotive supplier Vorwerk Autotec builds plant in Serbia

Čačak, Serbia – German elastomer and metal autoparts manufacturer Vorwerk Autotec has begun constructing a…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Conti breaks ground with new HQ ‘campus’

Hanover, Germany – Continental has marked the start of construction of its new headquarters facility…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Event: IoM3 group targets elastomer processing challenges

London – The Rubber In Engineering Group (RIEG) has organised afternoon technical discussion meeting on…

1st August 2018 > Read More

Durex recalls condoms over quality issue

London – Durex, part of the RB group, has issued a recall due to quality…

31st July 2018 > Read More