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Update: GRI targets efficiency with new Comerio Ercole calender

Colombo – Global Rubber Industries (GRI) has invested over $40 million (€36 million) in a…

31st May 2019 > Read More

Four tire makers earn GM supplier honours

Detroit, Michigan — General Motors Co. has named Bridgestone Americas Inc., Goodyear, Hankook Tire America…

31st May 2019 > Read More

Continental steps up new-compound tire production

Weybridge, UK – Continental has started volume production of its new EcoContact 6 tire, making…

31st May 2019 > Read More

UK car output plummets as Brexit shutdowns strike

London – UK car manufacturing output fell by almost 50% in April, marking the 11th…

30th May 2019 > Read More

TRM notes ‘increased interest’ in retreading

Bologna, Italy – Tyre Retreading Machinery (TRM), part of Marangoni Meccanica, has reported signs of…

30th May 2019 > Read More

Sumitomo Riko hit by labour shortage, automotive slowdown

Tokyo – Sumitomo Riko has registered double-digit declines in profitability for the fiscal year ended…

30th May 2019 > Read More

Tire shares tracker: Downward trend continues

London – A downward trend in share prices of major tire makers continued over the…

30th May 2019 > Read More

Yokohama tire fitted on new Mazda 3

Tokyo –  Yokohama Rubber Co. is supplying tires as original equipment for the new Mazda3,…

30th May 2019 > Read More

ERJ Annual Survey: Rubber Product Manufacturers

The July/August issue of European Rubber Journal magazine will include our annual survey of the…

29th May 2019 > Read More

Hutchinson investing in automotive parts supplier

Paris – French parts manufacturer Hutchinson SA is acquiring a 60% stake in Thermal Control…

29th May 2019 > Read More

Vittoria to introduce ‘next-gen’ graphene bicycle tires

Brembate, Italy – Italian bicycle tire manufacturer Vittoria Industries Ltd is launching a new range…

29th May 2019 > Read More

Natural rubber price tracker: Markets in reverse

London – Following signs of strengthening, natural rubber (NR) prices were back in reverse mode…

29th May 2019 > Read More

DSM, Adaptive3D introduce printable photopolymer

Geleen, Netherlands – Dutch chemical company Royal DSM is partnering with polymer resin supplier Adaptive3D…

29th May 2019 > Read More

Conti: AV safety concerns to drive up tire demand

Brooklands, UK – Consumer concerns regarding autonomous driving mostly relate to safety, according to the…

28th May 2019 > Read More