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Arkema rejects criminal charges over Crosby explosions

Paris – French speciality chemicals supplier Arkema SA has rejected criminal charges against the company…

7th August 2018 > Read More

Hutchinson advances ‘plastics’ alternative to EPDM door seal

Paris – French automotive parts supplier Hutchinson SA has developed a ‘thermoplastic’ car door seal,…

6th August 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg acquiring US medical parts maker

Trelleborg , Sweden – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is to acquire Sil-Pro LLC, a US-based contract…

6th August 2018 > Read More

‘Softening’ tire market to impact Trinseo earnings

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo achieved higher profitability at its synthetic rubber business in the second…

5th August 2018 > Read More

Report: New mobility to drive up adhesives demand

London – Requirements for parts-consolidation and light-weighting will help global demand for automotive adhesives and…

5th August 2018 > Read More

Rogers adds PU elastomer product maker Griswold

Chandler, Arizona – Rogers Corp. has recently acquired Griswold, a US manufacturer of custom-engineered cellular…

5th August 2018 > Read More

People: FineLine names Sundaram chief operating officer

Norcross, Georgia – FineLine Technologies has appointed Kyle Sundaram chief operating officer, the US-based supplier…

5th August 2018 > Read More

Cooper-Standard posts higher loss in Europe

Novi, Michigan –  Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has reported increased losses, despite a 7.2% year-on-year increase…

5th August 2018 > Read More

Conti sees modest growth in European tire markets

Hanover, Germany – Continental expects growth of around 2-3% in European tire markets for 2018…

5th August 2018 > Read More

Teijin aramid fibre sales “robust”

Tokyo – Teijin has reported “firm” sales of aramid fibres for automotive applications during the…

5th August 2018 > Read More

Conti investing in environmental, logistics projects at Romanian plant

Timisoara, Romania – Continental Tires is investing €4 million in improving the environmental impact of…

5th August 2018 > Read More

Fuel, paving are top recycled tire end-uses in US

Washington — Tire-derived fuel (TDF) and rubber-modified asphalt are the key growth areas in tire…

5th August 2018 > Read More

Event: Troester to present at Rubber Tech China 2018

Shanghai, China – Troester will be showcase its latest technological developments at Rubber Tech China…

5th August 2018 > Read More

Doublestar blazes trail for tire customisation

Article from the ERJ China Tire Report 2018, published as a supplement in the July/August…

5th August 2018 > Read More