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People: Haracemiv to lead Dow Polyurethanes in EMEA

Horgen, Switzerland – Ana Carolina Haracemiv has been appointed head of polyurethanes at Dow Polyurethanes…

15th January 2019 > Read More

Continental expects first-half dip in automotive markets

Hanover, Germany – Continental has noted a 4% year-on-year decline in global production of passenger…

14th January 2019 > Read More

Conti hits 2018 target despite market decline

Hanover, Germany – Continental has achieved its 2018 sales and earning targets despite declining automotive…

14th January 2019 > Read More

China’s Jinneng breaks ground on carbon black facilities

Qingdao, China – Coal chemical firm Jinneng Science & Technology broke ground on its 1.5-million-square-metre…

14th January 2019 > Read More

Bekaert completes turnaround measures

Brussels – Bekaert SA has completed a series of cost-saving measures, amounting to €70 million,…

11th January 2019 > Read More

Chinese tire cord company opens European office

Luxembourg – Chinese tire cord supplier Jiangsu Xingda Steel Tyre Cord Co. has opened a…

11th January 2019 > Read More

Pyrolyx names new CEO

Munich – Pyrolyx AG has named Michael Triguboff as its new chief executive officer, to…

11th January 2019 > Read More

Azelis appoints US rubber & plastics additives boss

Stamford, Connecticut – Azelis Americas has appointed David Jackson vice president of its rubber and…

11th January 2019 > Read More

RD Abbott expands distribution deal with Arlanxeo

Cerritos, California – RD Abbott Co. Inc. has signed a new distribution agreement with Arlanxeo…

10th January 2019 > Read More

Technology: Sumitomo claims breakthrough in rubber failure study

Tokyo – Sumitomo Rubber Industries says it has cracked the mystery surrounding rubber failure, in a…

10th January 2019 > Read More

Report: Lonstroff to start Slovenia medical plant in October

Logatec, Slovenia – Lonstroff AG, part of Sumitomo Rubber Industries, is set to launch production…

10th January 2019 > Read More

UK car market declines amid strict environmental policies

London – The UK new car market declined by 6.8% in 2018, with annual registrations…

10th January 2019 > Read More

People: Hankook names new UK managing director

Daventry, UK – Hankook Tyre UK has appointed former sales director Brett Emerson as managing…

10th January 2019 > Read More

Update: Hutchinson acquiring US parts maker Midé Technology

Paris – Hutchinson SA is to acquire Midé Technology Corp., a US company specialising in…

9th January 2019 > Read More