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No-deal Brexit ‘looms’ over UK manufacturing

London – The UK’s manufacturing sector is experiencing historic lows in investment, according to Justin…

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Hutchinson lifts off with new helicopter materials

Paris – Hutchinson claims to have taken a major step forward in the helicopter market…

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Dave Zielasko retires, starts new chapter in industry

Publisher of European Rubber Journal and US sister titles Tire Business and Rubber & Plastics…

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Covestro releases skin-friendly TPU films for wearables

Leverkusen, Germany – Wearable electronic patches are finding increasing use in many areas of medicine,…

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K2019: Kraiburg TPE targets food-contact, car-interiors, hybrids

Waldkraiburg, Germany – At K2019, Kraiburg TPE will present thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds that pass…

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Pirelli introduces new all-season tire

Rome, Georgia – Pirelli has updated its range of all-season tires for SUVs and crossovers…

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Fintyre wins Milan public-transport tire contract

Seriate, Italy – Fintyre has been awarded the tender to supply of tires for public…

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Synthomer to acquire Omnova for €729m

London – Synthomer plc is to acquire Omnova Solutions Inc. a US-based supplier of polymers,…

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Enviro explains delays to US, Danish projects

Stockholm – Scandinavian Enviro Systems (Enviro) is still negotiating with Danish company WindSpace A/S, EE-TDF…

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Rubber processor shares: European gains, declines elsewhere

Share prices of selected rubber processors and product manufacturers show a generally positive trend in…

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Synthetic turf project features at G20 meeting

Gandino, Italy  – A joint project by RadiciGroup, Versalis and Safitex Spa to develop recyclable…

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Vystar studying deproteinised dry rubber and latex

Worcester, Massachusetts – Vystar Corp. is investigating a new class of deproteinised dry rubber for…

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Hutchinson and Hiroshima Kasei launch JV in Japan

Paris – Hutchinson has formed a new joint venture with Hiroshima Kasei, located in Fukuyama,…

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Chinese tire maker builds second Malaysian plant

Kuantan, Malaysia – China’s Maxtrek Tyres broke ground on its tire site at Malaysia-China Kuantan…

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