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US court to examine case against Goodyear

Washington — A Cleveland federal district court must consider a Czech company’s patent infringement lawsuit…

28th February 2019 > Read More

UK to consider placing ban on old tires

London — The UK government is launching a consultation on legislation to ban tires aged…

28th February 2019 > Read More

Toyo Tire earnings drop on lower sales

Hyogo, Japan – Toyo Tire Corp. suffered a 6.4% drop in fiscal 2018 operating income…

28th February 2019 > Read More

Pirelli expanding Romanian facility with new warehouse

Slatina, Romania – Belgian logistics and industrial space group WDP has announced that it is…

27th February 2019 > Read More

Hexpol chief financial officer departing

Malmo, Sweden – Karin Gunnarsson, Hexpol Group’s chief financial officer and investor relations manager has…

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US delays increased tariffs on Chinese goods

Washington — The US is delaying the scheduled 1 March imposition of 25% tariffs on…

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Prometeon to launch new truck & bus tire brand

Milan, Italy – Prometeon Tyre Group, the former Pirelli industrial tires unit, is set to…

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Parker Hannifin adding rubber seals capacity in China

Wuxi, Jiangsu – Parker Hannifin Engineered Material (Wuxi) plans to expand rubber seals capacity by…

26th February 2019 > Read More

Report: MRF eyes tire supply to Indian air force

Bengaluru, India – Indian tire maker MRF is completing validation trials on aircraft tires to…

26th February 2019 > Read More

Weak Chinese market impacts Elkem results

Oslo – Elkem Silicones was hit by weak market sentiment, particularly in China, in the…

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Amerityre sales drop amid slow demand

Boulder City, Colorado — Amerityre, which makes polyurethane tires for industrial applications, experienced a 10%…

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Natural rubber producers to cut exports

Bangkok – International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC) countries Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to…

25th February 2019 > Read More

Linglong advances graphene tire “breakthroughs”

Beijing – Chinese authorities have audited and approved research by Linglong Tire into the ‘large-scare…

25th February 2019 > Read More

Sibur elastomers sales up despite flat volumes

Moscow – Sibur has posted a 6% year-on-year rise in sales of elastomers to RUB55…

25th February 2019 > Read More