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Semperit exits conveyor-belts cooperation in N America

Vienna – Sempertrans USA LLC and Shaw Almex Industries Ltd are ending their cooperation in…

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Sumitomo earnings drop amid “soaring” raw material prices

Kobe, Japan — Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (SRI) suffered double-digit drops in operating and net…

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Goodyear acquires German tire-inspection company

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear has completed the acquisition of tire-inspection technology company Ventech Systems GmbH…

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Bridgestone opens mining supply unit in Australia

Tokyo – Bridgestone Earthmover Tyres Pty Ltd (BSEM), a Bridgestone Corp subsidiary in Australia, has…

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UK firms link to enhance elastomers with nanomaterials

Ammanford, UK – Haydale Ltd is collaborating with Martin’s Rubber Co. Ltd of Southampton to…

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Pirelli continues rebranding, digitalisation at Aeolus plant

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA has announced that it is changing production from…

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Semperit earnings remain weak despite higher income

Vienna – Semperit Group’s earnings (EBIT) for the first nine months of the year have…

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Toyoda Gosei developing ‘e-rubber’ surgical simulators

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. and the Japanese academic medical device start-up EBM…

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Wacker further expands production in China

Munich, Germany – Wacker Chemie AG will expand its production capabilities for silicone and polymer…

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Lanxess eyes record year despite Arlanxeo woes

Cologne, Germany – Third quarter sales at Arlanxeo – the 50/50 synthetic rubber JV between…

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Yokohama earnings up 40% on record sales to Q3

Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd Co. has posted a 39.7% increase in operating income…

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Fenner ‘moves from recovery to growth’

London – Fenner plc has left recovery-mode and is now tracking “sustainable growth”, the UK…

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Pirelli issues 12-point sustainable NR policy

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA has adopted a 12-step sustainable natural rubber supply-chain…

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Michelin awarded over €2m in fraud case

Columbia, South Carolina – A US District Court has ruled that Federal Insurance Co. must…

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