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Lanxess’ earnings resist economic gloom

Cologne, Germany – Lanxess has confirmed its earnings forecast for the current fiscal year and…

10th July 2019 > Read More

Trinseo opens new compounding plant

Horgen, Switzerland –  Trinseo has opened a new compounding factory at its Hoek site in…

10th July 2019 > Read More

Cabot increasing carbon black prices

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. is increasing prices by $0.07 per pound on all carbon…

9th July 2019 > Read More

X-Compound sets up centre at Troester US site

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio—X-Compound GmbH has opened a customer and application center at the site of…

9th July 2019 > Read More

Rubber training courses in run up to IRC2019

Brickendonbury, UK – Rubber Consultants will host a training programme at its Brickendonbury HQ from…

9th July 2019 > Read More

Conti targets small cars with new hybrid drive

Hanover, Germany — Continental has not yet spun off its powertrain division — to be…

9th July 2019 > Read More

Sentury’s US plant on hold ‘indefinitely’

LaGrange, Georgia — China’s Qingdao Sentury Tire Co. Ltd has put on hold indefinitely plans…

9th July 2019 > Read More

ANRPC expects rubber-price gains as output lags demand

Kuala Lumpur – Global production of natural rubber (NR) totalled 3.954 million tonnes during the…

9th July 2019 > Read More

SNCP elects Hutchinson director Perret as new president

Vitry-sur-Seine, France – Serge Perret has been elected as the new president of Frnch rubber…

8th July 2019 > Read More

World new car registrations down 7% in May

Oxford, UK – World car registrations in May 2019 were down by 7% compared with…

8th July 2019 > Read More

Uth readies new technologies for RubberTech China

Fulda, Germany – Uth GmbH will present new fine-mesh straining systems, gear pump technology and…

8th July 2019 > Read More

Rubber to help Mercedes regain EV market-share

Stuttgart, Germany – Daimler is aiming its new Mercedes-Benz EQC as an affordable crossover, particularly…

7th July 2019 > Read More

Producer responsibility ‘no fix’ for tire recycling

Warwick, UK – Extended producer responsibility (EPR) is not an effective answer to issues around…

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Covestro delivers first leading-edge wind turbine order

Leverkusen, Germany –  Covestro has processed its first commercial order involving the application of specially…

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