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ANRPC expects 2.8% growth in NR demand this year

Kuala Lumpur – Global demand for natural rubber (NR) is set to grow at 2.8%…

26th February 2018 > Read More

Linglong insists ‘still to decide’ Europe plant location

Shandong, China – Chinese tire maker Linglong Tire has denied that it has already selected…

26th February 2018 > Read More

Italians dominate TTE 2018 awards

Hanover, Germany – Pirelli C & SpA, Versalis SA and start-up firm MegaRide were among…

26th February 2018 > Read More

Peter Taylor OBE to chair at Future Tire Conference 2018

London – Peter Taylor OBE,  secretary general of the Tyre Recovery Association is to be chairman…

25th February 2018 > Read More

Tire Technology Expo 2018 – Top technologies

Selection of leading-edge technologies highlighted at last week’s Tire Technology Expo in Hanover, Germany:   Versalis BDSPs net innovation award…

25th February 2018 > Read More

Pricing helps Orion offset lower volumes

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons SA has reported growth in 2017 fourth quarter earnings in…

23rd February 2018 > Read More

Linglong ‘to build European tire plant in Serbia’

London – Chinese tire maker Linglong Tyre has chosen north Serbia as the location for…

23rd February 2018 > Read More

Cooper sales, earnings hit by material costs, slow demand

Findlay, Ohio – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. suffered double-digit drops in operating income for…

23rd February 2018 > Read More

Sailun expects Q1 upturn after profit-drop in 2017

Qingdao, China – Sailun has pegged its 2017 annual net profit at €40 million (316…

22nd February 2018 > Read More

Conti, German development agency partner for sustainable NR supply

Hanover, Germany – Tire, automotive and technology supplier Continental AG has entered a partnership with…

22nd February 2018 > Read More

Yokohama reports higher fiscal earnings, record sales

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (YRC) reported higher earnings and record sales for fiscal…

22nd February 2018 > Read More

Lehigh to start up European MRP plant in August

Hanover, Germany – US-based Lehigh Technologies, which produces micronised rubber powder (MRP) from end-of-life tires…

22nd February 2018 > Read More

Trinseo expands SSBR, Nd-BR production capacity

Hanover, Germany – Trinseo has expanded solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) production capacity at its…

20th February 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone supports research in genetically-modified collaboration with NRGene

Tokyo –  Bridgestone Americas has started a research collaboration with genomic big-data company NRGene to…

20th February 2018 > Read More