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Conti boosting tread rubber output at US plant

Mount Vernon, Illinois — Continental Tire the Americas has added a second production shift for…

16th May 2019 > Read More

Bridgestone no longer JSR’s largest shareholder

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. is no longer the largest shareholder in JSR Corp. following the…

16th May 2019 > Read More

Asahi Kasei to relocate European HQ 

Dusseldorf, Germany – Asahi Kasei Europe is planning to relocate its headquarter within Dusseldorf by…

16th May 2019 > Read More

Yokohama profits halved, tire unit reports major declines

Tokyo – The Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC) has reported a 50.1% year-on-year decline in first…

15th May 2019 > Read More

Natural rubber price tracker: Ups and downs

London – Natural rubber (NR) markets provided mixed signals in the latest ERJ’s snapshot of…

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Lanxess realigns additives segment

Cologne, Germany – Lanxess AG is rearranging its additives business into three units, up from…

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China to issue tariffs on $60bn worth of US goods

Beijing – In an escalation of trade disputes between China and the US, the Chinese…

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People: Pyrolyx appoints Steele as new chairman

Munich, Germany – Pyrolyx AG has appointed Dave Steele as the new chairman of the…

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Pirelli consolidating operations in Brazil

Milan, Italy – Pirelli C. & SpA is consolidating its operations in Brazil with a…

14th May 2019 > Read More

ExxonMobil doubles capacity for specialty elastomers in UK

Irving, Texas – ExxonMobil has completed an expansion of its manufacturing plant in Newport, Wales,…

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Technology: TRM advances automated retreading

Trento, Italy – Tyre Retreading Machinery (TRM), part of Marangoni Meccanica SpA, has introduced a…

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Continental lays corner stone for new HQ in Hanover

Hanover, Germany — Continental Corp. has officially marked the construction of its new global headquarters…

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People: REP names North America president

Kodak, Tennessee – French rubber moulding press manufacturer REP has named James Wirtz as the…

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Materials costs, non-tire unit hit Bridgestone results

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has seen a 23% year-on-year decline in first quarter operating income…

13th May 2019 > Read More