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Momentive working on network security “incident”

Waterford, New York – MPM Holdings Inc. (Momentive) has reported a “recent network security incident”,…

27th March 2019 > Read More

Prometeon launches truck & bus tire brand

Milan, Italy – Prometeon Tyre Group, the former Pirelli industrial tire business, has launched a…

27th March 2019 > Read More

Wacker opens US silicone 3D printing centre

Ann Arbor, Michigan – Building on the success of its Aceo Open Print Lab in…

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KM Berstorff gets the measure of electrostatic tire strips

Hanover, Germany – KraussMaffei Berstorff has developed a non-contact measuring system for checking the conductivity…

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New Michelin boss names executive committee

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Groupe Michelin’s in-coming CEO Florent Menegaux has named his new executive committee,…

26th March 2019 > Read More

Semperit shifts focus to medical business rejig

Vienna – Semperit AG is to focus ongoing restructuring measures on its Sempermed medical segment,…

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SI Group antioxidants gain food contact approval

Schenectady, New York – SI Group has gained food contact approval from the US Food…

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Lubrizol expands TPU capacity in China

Wickliffe, Ohio – Lubrizol Corp. has expanded capacity at its plant in Songjiang, China, with…

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Italian machinery sales see growth in 2018

Assago, Italy – Italian rubber and plastics machinery trade association Amaplast has reported a 3.6%…

25th March 2019 > Read More

Work starts at Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber

Singapore –  Natural rubber stakeholders have met for the inaugural general assembly of the Global…

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Vredestein launches “first” all-season UHP tire

Baden-Baden, Germany – Apollo Vredestein has unveiled what it says it the first all-season tire…

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Birla to raise carbon black prices in North America

Mumbai, India – Birla Carbon will increase base prices for all carbon black markets in…

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Technology: Covestro rolls out CO2 hockey pitch

Leverkusen, Germany – Covestro is claiming a world-first with the use of its polyurethane (PU)…

24th March 2019 > Read More

Saudi $1.6bn tire project eyes 2021 start-up

Hanover, Germany – More than a year after announcing its ambitious $1.6-billion (€1.4 billion) project…

22nd March 2019 > Read More