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Indorama adding Glanzstoff to tire-cord acquisitions

Bangkok – Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd (IVL) has signed an agreement to acquire Austrian…

19th April 2017 > Read More

Prometeon Tyre launches dedicated website

Milan, Italy – Prometeon Tyre Group Srl., the newly organised company encompassing Pirelli Tyre SpA’s…

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‘First piling’ marks start on Conti’s Thai plant

Rayong, Thailand — Continental AG has broken ground on the $265 million tire plant it’s…

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NR price outlook ‘improves’ after sharp falls

Kuala Lumpur – Although natural rubber prices have fallen sharply since mid-February, market sentiment improved…

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Semperit CTO steps down from the management board

Vienna – Semperit’s long-standing chief technical officer Richard Ehrenfeldner has terminated his activities within the…

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Bridgestone develops airless bicycle tires

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp., together with Bridgestone Cycle Co., Ltd., has developed an airless bicycle…

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Momentive opens tire materials R&D lab

Charlotte, North Caroline – Momentive Performance Materials Inc. has opened a 20,000-sq-ft. research and development…

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Yokohama to add Alliance passenger tire brand

Tokyo — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has confirmed that it plans to launch a range…

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Aeolus to fully absorb Pirelli industrial tire unit, raise project funds

Jiaozuo, China – Aeolus is to acquire a 90% stake in Pirelli’s industrial tire unit…

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Conti opens 300-employee R&D centre in California

Hanover, Germany / San José, California –  Continental has opened a new R&D centre in…

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Hutchinson to build new North American HQ

Auburn Hills, Michigan – A new $8 million North American headquarters building for Hutchinson North…

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Wacker inks silicone brand deal in Brazil

Munich, Germany / São Paulo, Brazil –  Munich-based chemical group Wacker and the Brazilian silicone…

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Trinseo CEO to receive leadership award

Berwyn, Pennsylvania.—Throughout the past three years, Trinseo SA CEO and president Christopher Pappas has led…

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Kramer: Goodyear poised for “high-value” growth

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear is positioned to take advantage of the “accelerating shift to high-value-added…

12th April 2017 > Read More