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Bridgestone recalls 2,700 commercial truck tires in US

Nashville, Tennessee – Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Bridgestone Canada are voluntarily recalling approximately 2,700…

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Event: Goodyear CEO Kramer to speak at ITEC

Akron, Ohio – Richard Kramer, Goodyear chairman, CEO and president, is slated to deliver his…

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Vibracoustic develops seat dampers for better in-car entertainment experience

Darmstadt, Germany – Vibracoustic GmbH has developed a modular seat damper design concept in order…

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Nokian powers US warehouse with solar energy

Colchester, Vermont – Nokian Tyres’s warehouse facility in Colchester, Vermont is now powered by solar…

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People: Orion names new CEO

Luxembourg – Orion Engineered Carbons has named Corning Painter, a former executive at Air Products…

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Mitsui Chemicals to expand elastomer production in Singapore

Tokyo – Mitsui Chemicals Inc. is increasing its production capacity for Tafmer high-performance elastomers in…

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Nexen Tire Europe relocates HQ in Germany

Eschborn, Germany – Nexen Tire Europe has relocated its head office in Germany and its…

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Apollo plants in south India returning to normal operation

Gurgaon, India – Apollo Tyres’ manufacturing facilities in south Indian province of Kerala – in…

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Cooper Standard opens new headquarters in Japan 

Yokohama, Japan – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. has opened its new Japan headquarters and engineering…

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Zeon to build acrylic rubber production unit in Thailand

Tokyo – Zeon Corp. is planning to build an acrylic rubber (ACM) production plant in…

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Shin-Etsu to invest €850m in silicones business

Tokyo – Japanese materials supplier Shin-Etsu Chemical has announced plans to invest ¥110 billion (€854…

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Tanzania’s General Tyre seeking investors: report

Dar es Salaam – The government of Tanzania is seeking to breathe a new line…

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People: Michelin announces management change

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Groupe Michelin has announced the appointment of Pascal Couasnon as director of…

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Trelleborg fireproof tiles receive international certificate

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB’s offshore operation has been awarded DNV-GL certification for its Vikodeck…

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