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Elkem building €25m research centre in France

Saint-Fons, France – Elkem Silicones, part of the Chinese chemicals company ChemChina, is building a…

7th January 2019 > Read More

Firestone TBR tire prices to rise in US, Canada

Nashville, Tennessee – Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Bridgestone Canada Inc. are increasing prices on…

7th January 2019 > Read More

Technology: NISSO advances epoxylated polybutadienes

Tokyo –  Nippon Soda (NISSO) is advancing the chemistry and materials science around its epoxylated…

6th January 2019 > Read More

Sumitomo Rubber names new CEO in management reshuffle

Tokyo – Sumitomo Rubber Industries has launched a management reshuffle which will see the appointment…

4th January 2019 > Read More

India determines ‘injury’ from Chinese FKM imports

New Delhi – The Indian ministry of commerce has determined that the domestic industry has…

4th January 2019 > Read More

Trelleborg completes acquisition of US medical parts maker

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has completed the purchase of Sil-Pro LLC, a US-based…

4th January 2019 > Read More

Birla Carbon wins top sustainability rating

Mumbai, India – EcoVadis rating agency has awarded Birla Carbon a gold level rating for…

4th January 2019 > Read More

Kuraray to establish butadiene derivatives JV in Thailand

Tokyo – Kuraray Co. Ltd, PTT Global Chemical PCL and Sumitomo Corp. are to invest…

3rd January 2019 > Read More

Zeon to raise HNBR prices

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. is increasing the price for its hydrogenated nitrile rubber (HNBR) globally,…

3rd January 2019 > Read More

TGL buying industrial diaphragms maker Autolife

Yokneam, Isreal – Pelmar Engineering Group subsidiary TGL SP Industries Ltd has signed a definite…

3rd January 2019 > Read More

Enviro pursues joint venture businesses in US

Gothenburg, Sweden – Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB (Enviro) has advanced its tire recycling ambitions in…

3rd January 2019 > Read More

Prinx Chengshan targets Thailand for new tire plant

Hong Kong – Prinx Chengshan has entered into an agreement to acquire land plots in…

2nd January 2019 > Read More

Saudi Aramco becomes sole owner of Arlanxeo

Cologne, Germany –  Lanxess completed the sale of its remaining 50% stake in synthetic rubber…

2nd January 2019 > Read More

Doublestar set to inaugurate 4.0 tire plant

Qingdao, China – Doublestar will bring its ‘Industry 4.0 high performance green passenger car tire’…

2nd January 2019 > Read More