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ETRMA joins hazardous substances initiative

Brussels – The European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETMRA) has joined a campaign to…

21st June 2018 > Read More

Tristone breaks ground on US production plant

Mooresville, South Carolina – Hose manufacturer Tristone Flowtech Group GmbH’s wide-reaching manufacturing base officially has…

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VMI takes batch-offs to a higher level

Epe, The Netherlands – VMI has recently added a vertical pallet transporter with high handling…

21st June 2018 > Read More

Q&A: Game Changing Technologies for tire of future

To gain insight into how the tire industry perceives the tire of tomorrow, ERJ’s sister…

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Nizhnekamskneftekhim starts up 160ktpa isobutylene plant

Nizhnekamsk, Russia – Tatarstan-based petrochemicals supplier PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim has started up a new isobutylene production…

20th June 2018 > Read More

Kuraray establishes JV for butadiene derivatives

Tokyo – Kuraray Co. Ltd has entered a joint venture agreement with Thai petrochemical company…

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BRV: German HGV tire segment back on track

Bonn, Germany –German sales of tires for heavy-goods vehicles (HGVs) last year stabilised at around…

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Japanese authorities raid Kobe Steel offices

Tokyo – Kobe Steel Ltd has confirmed that its premises have been raided by Japanese…

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Semperit shutting down Chinese belt production site

Vienna – Semperit AG is shutting down a 120-employee production site for conveyor belts in…

19th June 2018 > Read More

Zeon raises TPE prices

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. is increasing the prices for thermoplastic elastomer and hydrocarbon resins globally,…

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China’s trade body disputes European TBR tariffs

Beijing – China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA) has issued its response to the European Commission’s…

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Triangle Tire chairman Ding Yuhua dies

Shandong, China—Triangle Tire Co. Ltd. Executive Chairman Ding Yuhua died 13 June at age 69….

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Cimcorp appoints new tire sales manager in China

Ulvila, Finland – Cimcorp Oy, manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic handling solutions, has named…

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DKT: Barbe advances anti-tacks for custom compounders

Wiesbaden, Germany – At DKT 2018, Barbe will present anti-tack agents from its Promol SL…

18th June 2018 > Read More