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Linglong inks strategic cooperation with Birla

Rayong, Thailand – Linglong International Tire Thailand and Indian Aditya Birla Group have signed a…

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Trade court remands OTR tire duty case to Commerce

New York – The US Court of International Trade has remanded to the US Department…

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USTMA pegs 2018 tire shipment growth at 0.8%

Washington –The US Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is projecting tire-shipment growth across the board in…

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Aliapur advances French scrap-tire rubber

Lyon, France – Aliapur is collaborating with consultancy Veso on the development of Technigom, a tire…

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Natural rubber prices fall sharply as oversupply looms

London – As a curb in natural rubber exports from the three main producer countries…

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Avon divests engineered fabrications business in US

Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc has sold its US-based Avon Engineered Fabrications (AEF) to…

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Toyoda Gosei to fully own Chinese rubber parts maker

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Co. is acquiring all equity in China-based automotive rubber parts…

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Orion to add speciality carbon black line in Italy

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA is expanding its speciality carbon black capacity in Ravenna,…

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Tires, rubber, machinery among Chinese goods subject to tariffs

Washington — At least 10 categories of tires, rubber, rubber products and rubber processing machinery…

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Conti activates digital tire-monitoring platform

Hanover, Germany — ContiConnect, the digital tire-monitoring platform Continental AG unveiled last fall, is now…

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Petro Rabigh starts “on-spec” rubber production

Rabigh, Saudi Arabia – Petro Rabigh has achieved “on-spec” production at its aromatics and ethylene…

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Bluestar reduces shares in Elkem as IPO completed

Oslo – Norway-based silicones producer Elkem ASA has completed a successful initial public offering (IPO)…

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Bridgestone-brand ruling kills ‘one’ bid with two ‘stones’

Singapore – The intellectual property office of Singapore (IPOS) has decided in favour of Thai…

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Lord process opens new areas for LSR, thermoplastics

Cary, North Carolina – Lord Corp. has been bonding rubber to metal and other substrates…

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