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ExxonMobil to add 400ktpa elastomers capacity in Baytown

Irving, Texas – ExxonMobil is increasing its production capacity for olefinic elastomers as part of…

13th May 2019 > Read More

Cabot eyes expanding elastomer composites

Kuala Lumpur – Cabot Corp. has reviewed long-term growth plans for its composite elastomers in…

13th May 2019 > Read More

Technology: Sumitomo preparing for fully-automated driving

Maebashi, Japan – Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (SRI) has started a joint research project with…

13th May 2019 > Read More

People: Trinseo names new executive VP, CFO

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo has named David Stasse as executive vice president and chief financial officer…

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Hankook rebrands as tire & technology company

Seoul – Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has renamed itself “Hankook Tire & Technology” to reflect…

10th May 2019 > Read More

Apollo registers strong growth in annual sales, profits

Kerala, India – Indian tire maker Apollo Tyres Ltd has posted double-digit increases in sales…

10th May 2019 > Read More

Zeon reports higher sales in elastomers unit

Tokyo – Zeon Corp.’s elastomers business has seen a year-on-year decline in operating income despite…

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B&C boss Edelmann elected chairman of Semperit

Vienna – Semperit AG Holding has announced the election of Peter Edelmann as the new…

10th May 2019 > Read More

Conti rubber units grow sales amid “sluggish” market

Hanover, Germany – Continental Corp. has reported a 3.8% year-on-year increase in sales at its…

9th May 2019 > Read More

China’s CNEEC to build tire plant in Azerbaijan

Sumqayıt, Azerbaijan – China National Electric Engineering Co (CNEEC) has signed a memorandum of understanding…

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Gates targets productivity as market challenges persist

Denver, Colorado – Gates Industrial Corp. plc has posted a 10.0% year-on-year drop in first-quarter…

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LehVoss commissions new lab, pilot plant building

Hamburg-Wandsbek, Germany – The LehVoss Group has relocated its laboratory and pilot plant facilities to…

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Tire shares tracker: Declines in Europe, US

London – Share prices of major tire makers witnessed a slight downward trend over the…

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Trinseo reports 65% decline in SR segment earnings

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo has seen its synthetic rubber business shrink over the first three…

8th May 2019 > Read More