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Sika acquires Chinese silicones seals maker

Baar, Switzerland – Sika AG is acquiring Crevo-Hengxin, a Chinese manufacturer of silicone sealants and…

11th September 2019 > Read More

ContiTech develops intelligent marine hoses

Hanover, Germany – Continental Corp. has developed a sensor technology that enables precise position monitoring…

11th September 2019 > Read More

Toyoda Gosei invests in materials AI Startup

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei has invested Yen50 million (€422,000) in a Japanese start-up specialising in…

10th September 2019 > Read More

Hutchinson completes investment in valves supplier

Paris – French components manufacturer Hutchinson SA has completed the acquisition of a 60% stake…

10th September 2019 > Read More

Krahn Chemie expands rubber product portfolio

Hamburg, Germany – Krahn Chemie Group has reached an agreement with Eigenmann & Veronelli SpA…

10th September 2019 > Read More

Chemical trio advance elastomer JV in Thailand

Rayong, Thailand – Kuraray GC Advanced Materials (KGC) has progressed with the construction of a…

10th September 2019 > Read More

Michelin co-develops tires for electric Harley

Greenville, South Carolina – Harley-Davidson USA has launched its first all-electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, with…

10th September 2019 > Read More

Bridgestone relaunching TomTom Telematics

Brussels – Bridgestone Europe is relaunching TomTom Telematics as Webfleet Solutions effective 1 Oct, the…

9th September 2019 > Read More

Pirelli to raise tire prices in US

Rome, Georgia — Pirelli Tire North America LLC plans to raise prices on replacement market…

9th September 2019 > Read More

KraussMaffei machinery parts maker expanding in Germany

Einbeck, Germany – Burgsmüller GmbH, part of KraussMaffei Group, is relocating its production headquarters from…

9th September 2019 > Read More

Vibracoustic addressing emerging AV challenges

Darmstadt, Germany – Vibracoustic GmbH has developed a range  noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) solutions,…

9th September 2019 > Read More

Firestone, Dow contribute to energy modelling tool

Midland, Michigan – Dow will collaborate with Firestone Building Products LLC to create an energy…

9th September 2019 > Read More

ERJ publisher acquires online news organisation GenomeWeb

New York – Crain Communications Inc, publisher of European Rubber Journal (ERJ) has acquired GenomeWeb,…

6th September 2019 > Read More

Bridgestone wins patent infringement case in China

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has is claiming victory in a design patent infringement case against…

6th September 2019 > Read More