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OTR tire maker Eurotire mulls rescue options after bankruptcy filing

Bucharest – Off-the-road (OTR) tire maker Euro Tyres Manufacturing SRL (Eurotire) has filed for bankruptcy…

24th August 2018 > Read More

First polymer tariffs kick in for US-China trade war

Washington — The US-China trade war officially came to the polymer materials sector 23 Aug,…

24th August 2018 > Read More

Pirelli insists tire markets are stable

Milan, Italy – Italian tire maker Pirelli & C. SpA has issued a statement saying…

24th August 2018 > Read More

Apollo unveils Vredestein-brand tires for classic cars

Kochi, India — Apollo Tyre Ltd. plans to release a Vredestein-branded portfolio of retro tires,…

24th August 2018 > Read More

Semperit signals further potential closures

Vienna – Austrian rubber group Semperit AG has signalled the potential close-down of production plants…

23rd August 2018 > Read More

Conti revises outlook down amid high costs, low demand

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG has revised down its financial outlook for the year due…

23rd August 2018 > Read More

Michelin-licensed rubber JV completed in Indonesia

Jakarta – Construction work has been completed at a Michelin-licensed synthetic rubber production plant in…

23rd August 2018 > Read More

Clwyd wants review of silicone rubber specs for aerospace

Nuremberg, Germany – Clwyd Compounders is calling for the aerospace industry to update its decades-old…

23rd August 2018 > Read More

Mitsubishi polymers unit joins IRSG associates

Singapore – Mitsubishi Corp. Plastics Ltd (MCPL) has joined the International Rubber Study Group (IRSG)…

23rd August 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg to open new sealings HQ in September

Stuttgart, Germany – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (TSS) will officially inaugurate its new headquarters and R&D…

22nd August 2018 > Read More

Linglong to build $1bn tire plant in Serbia

Shanghai, China – Shandong Linglong Tire Co is planning to build a $994.4 million (€863…

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Evonik expanding fumed silica business, forms JV in China

Munich, Germany – Evonik Industries AG and the China Wynca Group (Zhejiang Xinan Chemical Industrial…

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Pirelli posts 7% profit increase despite lower sales

Milan – Pirelli C & SpA has posted strong growth in earnings (adjusted EBIT before…

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Technology: Zeon seeks to improve long-term performance of HNBR

Nuremberg, Germany – Zeon Corp. is seeking to enhance the long-term properties of hydrogenated nitrile…

22nd August 2018 > Read More