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Kumho taps ex-Nexen boss for European president

Frankfurt, Germany – Kumho Tire has appointed former Nexen Tire America’s CEO Changrin Suk as…

26th January 2018 > Read More

Michelin settles design patent lawsuit with Tire Mart

St. Louis, Missouri — Michelin North America Inc. has reached a settlement with Tire Mart…

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Yokohama Indonesia unit gains marine-hose cert

Tokyo – PT Yokohama Industrial Products Manufacturing Indonesia has received certification that its Seaflex brand…

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TPEs ‘offer better low-temperature toughness than PVC’

Pawtucket, Rhode Island –  Teknor Apex Co. has developed medical-grade thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for cold-storage…

25th January 2018 > Read More

Engel to show DecoJect technology at NPE

Schwertberg, Austria – Three years ago, Engel Machinery Inc. in York, Pa., appointed business managers…

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ETRMA: Tire sales “stable” despite farm sector dip

Brussels – European tire sales were “generally stable” in 2017 despite significant declines in some…

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Kraiburg TPE increases production capacity in Germany

Waldkraiburg, Germany – Kraiburg TPE has started up a new extrusion line for the production…

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Nizhnekamsk rubber production up 5%

Nizhnekamsk, Russia – Tatarstan-based PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim has seen a marked rise in sales of synthetic-rubber…

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Semperit extends restructuring programme

Vienna –  Semperit AG Holding has extended its restructuring programme to include its Sempertrans and…

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Nokian adding aramid technology to van, cargo tires

Colchester, Vermount.— Nokian Tyres PLC is adapting its aramid sidewall technology, using aramid fiber, to…

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ERJ Tire & Rubber Machinery Survey 2018

London – ERJ has just launched the annual Tire & Rubber Machinery Survey which each year tracks business…

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PU microspheres to iron out golf swing

Carlsbad, California – Golf equipment maker Callaway has employed a novel polyurethane microsphere technology in…

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Sibur-Reliance rubber plant on track for 2018 start-up

Davos, Switzerland – Sibur chairman Dmitry Konov has confirmed that the Russian company is on…

24th January 2018 > Read More

Safic-Alcan extends Orion carbon black deal

Paris – Safic-Alcan has extended a distribution agreement with Orion Engineered Carbons to cover an…

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