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World new car registrations down 7% in May

Oxford, UK – World car registrations in May 2019 were down by 7% compared with…

8th July 2019 > Read More

Uth readies new technologies for RubberTech China

Fulda, Germany – Uth GmbH will present new fine-mesh straining systems, gear pump technology and…

8th July 2019 > Read More

Rubber to help Mercedes regain EV market-share

Stuttgart, Germany – Daimler is aiming its new Mercedes-Benz EQC as an affordable crossover, particularly…

7th July 2019 > Read More

Producer responsibility ‘no fix’ for tire recycling

Warwick, UK – Extended producer responsibility (EPR) is not an effective answer to issues around…

7th July 2019 > Read More

Covestro delivers first leading-edge wind turbine order

Leverkusen, Germany –  Covestro has processed its first commercial order involving the application of specially…

7th July 2019 > Read More

No-deal Brexit ‘looms’ over UK manufacturing

London – The UK’s manufacturing sector is experiencing historic lows in investment, according to Justin…

7th July 2019 > Read More

Hutchinson lifts off with new helicopter materials

Paris – Hutchinson claims to have taken a major step forward in the helicopter market…

7th July 2019 > Read More

Dave Zielasko retires, starts new chapter in industry

Publisher of European Rubber Journal and US sister titles Tire Business and Rubber & Plastics…

7th July 2019 > Read More

Covestro releases skin-friendly TPU films for wearables

Leverkusen, Germany – Wearable electronic patches are finding increasing use in many areas of medicine,…

7th July 2019 > Read More

K2019: Kraiburg TPE targets food-contact, car-interiors, hybrids

Waldkraiburg, Germany – At K2019, Kraiburg TPE will present thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds that pass…

7th July 2019 > Read More

Pirelli introduces new all-season tire

Rome, Georgia – Pirelli has updated its range of all-season tires for SUVs and crossovers…

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Fintyre wins Milan public-transport tire contract

Seriate, Italy – Fintyre has been awarded the tender to supply of tires for public…

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Synthomer to acquire Omnova for €729m

London – Synthomer plc is to acquire Omnova Solutions Inc. a US-based supplier of polymers,…

4th July 2019 > Read More

Enviro explains delays to US, Danish projects

Stockholm – Scandinavian Enviro Systems (Enviro) is still negotiating with Danish company WindSpace A/S, EE-TDF…

4th July 2019 > Read More