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Changed vote makes difference in ITC decision

Washington — The shift of one vote caused the International Trade Commission to make a…

24th March 2017 > Read More

Arlanxeo adds to growing list of SR price rises

Maastricht, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo has announced price rises for its ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM)…

23rd March 2017 > Read More

Industry report: OE tire market to grow 5.5% to 2021

Pune, India – The global market for original equipment (OE) tires is projected to grow…

23rd March 2017 > Read More

Kraiburg TPE expands in Korea

Seoul – Kraiburg TPE has opened a new sales office in Seoul “to accommodate rapid…

23rd March 2017 > Read More

Tire industry expects raw material headwinds in 2017

Article published in ERJ’s March/April issue: London – Tire companies are preparing for some challenging…

23rd March 2017 > Read More

Dow Corning expands in India

New Delhi – Dow Corning is expanding its India operations with the opening of a…

23rd March 2017 > Read More

Industry 4.0 or 1.0? – Quick poll

At this year’s Future Tire Conference, 27-28 June in Cologne, industry leaders and decision-makers will…

23rd March 2017 > Read More

Import tariffs rejig US tire-trade rankings

Akron, Ohio – Canada replaced China last year as the No. 1 trading partner of…

22nd March 2017 > Read More

China’s rubber sector export price down in 2016

Guangzhou, China – China’s rubber sector saw a 2.7% rise in export volume to 9.3…

22nd March 2017 > Read More

Chem-Trend establishes Romania subsidiary

Howell, Michigan – Speciality chemicals company Chem-Trend has acquired the release agent business of Rubio…

22nd March 2017 > Read More

NR price pressure to ease as surplus weighs in

Hanover, Germany – A reduction in tapping activity as well as severe wintering season in…

21st March 2017 > Read More

Cimcorp expands management team as company grows

Ulvila, Finland – Automation machinery manufacturer Cimcorp has announced three senior appointments to the group’s…

21st March 2017 > Read More

Zeon, Sumitomo JV to start operation 3 April

Tokyo – The solution styrene-butadiene rubber (SSBR) joint venture business between Zeon Corp. and Sumitomo…

21st March 2017 > Read More

VMI parent expects business to pick up in 2017

Haaksbergen, The Netherlands – VMI is set to recover from a dip in business last…

21st March 2017 > Read More