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Birla Carbon wins top sustainability rating

Mumbai, India – EcoVadis rating agency has awarded Birla Carbon a gold level rating for…

4th January 2019 > Read More

Kuraray to establish butadiene derivatives JV in Thailand

Tokyo – Kuraray Co. Ltd, PTT Global Chemical PCL and Sumitomo Corp. are to invest…

3rd January 2019 > Read More

Zeon to raise HNBR prices

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. is increasing the price for its hydrogenated nitrile rubber (HNBR) globally,…

3rd January 2019 > Read More

TGL buying industrial diaphragms maker Autolife

Yokneam, Isreal – Pelmar Engineering Group subsidiary TGL SP Industries Ltd has signed a definite…

3rd January 2019 > Read More

Enviro pursues joint venture businesses in US

Gothenburg, Sweden – Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB (Enviro) has advanced its tire recycling ambitions in…

3rd January 2019 > Read More

Prinx Chengshan targets Thailand for new tire plant

Hong Kong – Prinx Chengshan has entered into an agreement to acquire land plots in…

2nd January 2019 > Read More

Saudi Aramco becomes sole owner of Arlanxeo

Cologne, Germany –  Lanxess completed the sale of its remaining 50% stake in synthetic rubber…

2nd January 2019 > Read More

Doublestar set to inaugurate 4.0 tire plant

Qingdao, China – Doublestar will bring its ‘Industry 4.0 high performance green passenger car tire’…

2nd January 2019 > Read More

Bridgestone to invest $100 million to upgrade Mexican plant

Cuernavaca, Mexico — Bridgestone de Mexico SA de CV is planning to upgrade manufacturing capabilities…

2nd January 2019 > Read More

ANRPC notes rubber shortfall but “bearish” demand

Kuala Lumpur – Global demand for natural rubber (NR) rose 5.2% year-on-year to 11.7 million…

2nd January 2019 > Read More

Marangoni expanding production plant in US

Madison, Tennessee – Marangoni Tread North America is expanding tread rubber capacity at its plant…

24th December 2018 > Read More

Ansell to close production facilities in Mexico, South Korea

Richmond, Virginia – Ansell Ltd. will close three production facilities, two located in Juarez, Mexico,…

24th December 2018 > Read More

People: Datwyler names new director

Altdorf, Switzerland – The board of Datwyler Holding AG has nominated Jens Breu for election…

24th December 2018 > Read More

ERJ Brainiac of the Year Awards

The ERJ Brainiac of the Year Awards 2018 have been decided using a formula in…

24th December 2018 > Read More