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Kraton earnings up 34% in third quarter

Houston, Texas –Kraton Corp. has posted a 33.6% year-on-year rise in third quarter earnings (adjusted…

26th October 2017 > Read More

European CV market steady in September

Brussels – In September, commercial vehicle registrations across the EU remained stable, increasing by just…

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UK car demand continues to slide

London – The UK new car market declined for a sixth consecutive month in September,…

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Engel to advance integrated LSR moulding at Expoplast

Schwertberg, Austria – At Expoplast, Engel will use a liquid silicone rubber (LSR) application to…

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Vehicle makers advance cybersecurity policy

Brussels –  The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published industry guidelines to counter growing…

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Michelin buys into fleet telematics, mobility firm

Orlando, Florida — Michelin North America Inc. has taken an undisclosed equity stake in SmartDrive…

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Covestro buyback after “strongest” ever quarter

Leverkusen, Germany – Covestro is to carry out a shares buyback of up to €1.5…

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Kraiburg expanding TPE production in Germany, Malaysia

  Friedrichshafen, Germany — Materials maker Kraiburg TPE GmbH & Co. KG is having a…

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Hexpol boosting German TPE compounding

Friedrichshafen, Germany — Hexpol TPE GmbH plans to install a new production line making thermoplastic…

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Bridgestone to pay €8 million settlement

Detroit, Michigan — Bridgestone Corp. will pay $9.36 million (€7.95 million) to settle a multidistrict…

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Semperit wins ‘major’ contracts under new Sempertrans management team

Vienna – Sepmerit AG’s conveyor belts production business Sempertrans has won two “major” contracts under…

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Bridgestone starts distribution in Iran

Tehran – Japanese tire-maker Bridgestone Corp. has started distribution of its products in Iran, through…

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Creditors hire ex-Kumho Tire CEO as new chairman

Seoul, South Korea — Korea Development Bank, the lead of a Kumho Tire Co. Inc….

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Trelleborg launching smart wheel for farm equipment

Trelleborg, Sweden — Trelleborg Wheel Systems has developed a sensor-based smart wheel called ConnecTire that…

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