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MacLellan Rubber nets electrical matting contract

Wolverhampton, UK – MacLellan Rubber has won an eight-year contract, worth over £300,000 (€342,000), to…

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Carbon black shortage ‘crippling’ India’s rubber industry

New Delhi – A shortage of carbon black supply in India is causing a crisis…

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Industry warning over ‘chemicals Brexit’

Brussels – The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) and London-based Chemical Industries Association (CIA) have…

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Japan’s automotive industry concerned by Trump tariffs

Tokyo – Japan’s automotive manufacturing lobby warned that prices will increase following US president Trump’s…

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Solvay advances “promising” silica technology

Lyon, France – Solvay has reported “promising results” from tests of its Premium SW silica…

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Dow offers LSR moulders fast-cure technologies

Düsseldorf, Germany — Medical moulders need liquid silicone rubber materials that cure quickly and at…

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Continental re-enters farm tire market with new introductions

Hanover, Germany—A little more than two years after it confirmed plans to re-enter the farm…

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Report: Nexen expects Czech plant start-up early 2019

Zatec, Czech Republic – South Korean tire manufacturer Nexen Tire is expecting to complete construction…

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US lowers import duties on some Chinese tires

Washington — The US Department of Commerce has revised antidumping and countervailing duties on some…

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Conti working on rubber-coated tire stud

Ostersund, Sweden — Continental AG is developing a rubber-coated tire stud that it claims can…

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Nokian hires Clayco as design partner for US plant

Colchester, Vermont — Nokian Tyres PLC is partnering with turnkey retail development firm Clayco Inc….

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Arlanxeo continues to face market challenges

Cologne, Germany –Arlanxeo, the synthetic rubber joint venture between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco, achieved 19.2%…

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Cooper standard reports growth in sales, earnings

Novi, Michigan – Strong sales have helped automotive supplier Cooper-Standard Holdings to achieve an 8.5%…

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ETRMA backs in-vehicle-data legislation moves

Brussels – The European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has welcomed a European Parliament…

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