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Evonik taps Jacobs to deliver ‘safe’ silica plant

Dallas, Texas – Evonik has selected Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to provide engineering, procurement and…

12th September 2017 > Read More

Texas refineries, chemical plants begin recovery after Harvey

Houston, Texas – The Gulf Coast of Texas is slowly but surely getting back to…

12th September 2017 > Read More

NR prices recover in August, deficit continues

Kuala Lumpur – Natural rubber prices recovered from a dip in late July, thanks to…

11th September 2017 > Read More

Goodyear names new Europe, Asia unit leaders

Akron, Ohio — Goodyear named new leaders for its European and Asia business units, changes…

11th September 2017 > Read More

Sinopec trials China’s first SEPS elastomers facility

Yueyang, China – Sinopec’s subsidiary Baling Petrochemical started trial run at its SEPS (styrene/ethylene-styrene/propylene) thermoplastics…

10th September 2017 > Read More

Nogueira steps into CEO role at Arlanxeo

Maastricht, The Netherland –  Jorge Nogueira is replace Jan Paul de Vries as chief executive officer…

8th September 2017 > Read More

DowDuPont to spin off material science in 18 months

Midland, Michigan – After nearly two years, DowDuPont completed the merger of Dow Chemical Co….

8th September 2017 > Read More

Birla opens greenfield carbon black facility in China

  Jining, China – Birla Carbon has officially inaugurated a greenfield 120 kilotonnes per annum…

8th September 2017 > Read More

Move to reverse US decision on Chinese truck & bus tire imports

New York— The United Steelworkers union filed a memorandum in support of its case before…

8th September 2017 > Read More

Zeon opens speciality rubber lab in Singapore

Singapore – Zeon Asia, part of Japanese speciality company Zeon Corp., has opened its ‘Asia…

8th September 2017 > Read More

Toyo appoints Bromfield as US CEO

Cypress, California — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has promoted Roy Bromfield to president…

8th September 2017 > Read More

Kraiburg expands rubber mats facility

Waldkraiburg, Germany –  Gummiwerk Kraiburg Elastik GmbH & Co. KG has recently expanded capacity for…

8th September 2017 > Read More

Tire cord supplier DuraFiber selling assets

Huntersville, North Carolina — Tire cord supplier DuraFiber Technologies has put its three US plants…

8th September 2017 > Read More

New ZC branch to target European OE tire market

Frankfurt, Germany — China’s biggest tire manufacturer Zhongce Rubber (ZC Rubber) has set sights on…

7th September 2017 > Read More