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Fire breaks out at Qingdao rubber warehouse

Qingdao, China – A fire broke out at a rubber warehouse in Huajun Logistics Industrial…

5th December 2017 > Read More

US tire shipments expected to dip slightly in 2017

Washington – Total 2017 tire shipments in the US will be 316.8 million, down less…

5th December 2017 > Read More

Simulation and 3D printing ‘impacting rubber and tire markets’

Hyderabad, India – Computer simulation and 3D printing technology is having a growing impact on…

5th December 2017 > Read More

European tire sector “should not fear the future”

Cologne, Germany – European tire suppliers should not fear the future, despite current stagnation in…

4th December 2017 > Read More

Tire maker Sailun selling UK sales arm

Qingdao, China –  Tire maker Sailun is to sell its fully-owned subsidiary Kings Road Tyres…

4th December 2017 > Read More

Nynas opens new lab for rubber process oils

Stockholm – Nynas has opened a new laboratory to enhance its testing capabilities in the…

3rd December 2017 > Read More

Machine maker Uth expands German site

Fulda, Germany – Uth GmbH has recently constructed a new 1,100m2 assembly hall, under a…

3rd December 2017 > Read More

Goodyear to collaborate with Chinese online retailer

Shanghai, China — Goodyear and JD.com, China’s largest retailer, signed a strategic partnership recently that makes…

2nd December 2017 > Read More

NR prices remain low despite supply concerns

London – Natural rubber prices remained weak in November, although a shortage of supply as…

1st December 2017 > Read More

Rubber producers to cut exports

Chiang Mai, Thailand – Major natural rubber producers and members of the International Tripartitie Rubber…

1st December 2017 > Read More

Conti to supply air springs to US high-speed rail project

Atlanta, Georgia – ContiTech AG is to supply air springs to Brightline, an intercity express…

1st December 2017 > Read More

KraussMaffei Berstorff tackles rubber extrusion scrap

Hanover, Germany – KraussMaffei Berstorff is highlighting its development of a system for processing scrap…

1st December 2017 > Read More

Nanodiamonds can now be a US seal-maker’s best friend

Helsinki, Finland – Silicon Sense has gained Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration to import Carbodeon…

1st December 2017 > Read More

Rubber Division builds bridges to Europe

London –  Representatives of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Rubber Division travelled to Europe 9-22…

30th November 2017 > Read More