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NR prices remain low despite supply concerns

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

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Rubber producers to cut exports

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

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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…

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KraussMaffei Berstorff tackles rubber extrusion scrap

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

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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…

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Rubber Division builds bridges to Europe

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

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Toyo wins contempt award against tire ‘IP infringers’

Cypress, California – A US court has found that Doublestar Dong Feng Tyre Co. Ltd…

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Report: Group chairman ‘will not reacquire’ Kumho Tire

Seoul – Chairman of Kumho Asiana Group Park Sam-koo has officially declared that he has…

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Pirelli, Milan University renew joint research programme

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA and the University of Milan have extended their…

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Covestro names new CFO

Leverkusen, Germany – Speciality chemicals supplier Covestro AG has name Thomas Toepfer as the company’s…

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Lessons from the past: How to handle a bicycle

  As described in the 8 Jan, 1891 issue of ERJ, the inventors of this…

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Trelleborg to consolidate oil & gas ops, Meuller steps down

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg Offshore & Construction business is going through a major restructuring which…

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Toray acknowledges quality data ‘overwriting’

Tokyo – Japan’s Toray Industries Inc. is apologising for “inappropriate overwriting” of product inspection report…

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Sumitomo Chemical expands production for resorcinol

Oita Works, Japan — Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. will increase production of resorcinol, a raw…

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