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Pyrolyx eyes second tire pyrolysis plant in US

Munich, Germany – Recovered carbon black (rCB) manufacturer Pyrolyx AG has progressed the engineering and…

8th May 2019 > Read More

Higher costs hit Cabot reinforcement materials unit

Boston, Massachusetts – Lower margins and higher raw materials costs have impacted earnings at Cabot…

8th May 2019 > Read More

MOL building new rubber-bitumen plant in Hungary

Budapest – Hungarian energy and chemicals company MOL is investing HUF3 billion (€9.2 million) in…

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Nexen Tire opens R&D hub in South Korea

Seoul, South Korea – Nexen Tire Corp. has inaugurated a 613,000-sq.-ft. central research centre in…

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HF sells extrusion business to Troester

Hamburg / Hanover, Germany – Harburg-Freudenberger Maschinenbau GmbH (HF Group) has sold its extrusion technology…

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Black Bear advances rCB technology rollout

Dusseldorf, Germany – German EPC contractor MMEC Mannesmann and Dutch cleantech company Black Bear have…

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Machinery maker TST posts lower sales, earnings

Tianjin, China – Tianjin Saixiang Technology (TST) posted a 49% year-on-year drop in 2018 net…

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People: Peter Taylor named ETRA vice president

London – Secretary general of the UK-based Tyre Recovery Association (TRA), Peter Taylor OBE, has…

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Three dead, one missing in US silicones plant explosion

Waukegan, Illinois – Three persons are dead and another one is missing in an explosion…

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NR/silica technology to lower truck tire rolling resistance

Hanover, Germany — Evonik Industries AG has developed a silica/silane technology for use in natural…

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Trinseo acquiring Dow’s latex assets in Germany

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo SA has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Dow Chemical Co.’s…

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Avon Rubber awarded €33m protection mask orders

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc’s protection division has been awarded two separate contracts to…

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Hankook reports double-digit decline in earnings

Seoul – Despite higher sales, Hankook Tire has posted a significant year-on-year decline in operating…

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Orion’s rubber black business posts weak results

Houston, Texas – A consolidation programme in South Korea and unfavourable currency rates have impacted…

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