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Kemya, Continental Carbon start Saudi carbon black plant

Arlanxeo debottlenecking HNBR plants to meet growing market demand

Added: 1 Dec 2023

Upgrades at facilities in Germany, US to increase hydrogenated nitrile-butadiene rubber supply

Frankfurt, Germany –  Almost 20% of truck tires have failed to meet the rolling resistance efficiency class specified by the manufacturer or importer, according to the WDK.

German rubber industry 'sounds alarm' amid tire plant closure moves

Added: 1 Dec 2023

“We'll be gone,” warns WDK president in a statement following extensive cuts by two major tire make…

Toyoda Gosei starts up airbags, safety systems manufacturing plant

Added: 1 Dec 2023

South China unit to address anticipated increase in automotive production, safety regulations

Hutchinson enters aircraft maintenance partnership with Singapore company

Hutchinson names new senior leader for aerospace, defence and industry operations

Added: 1 Dec 2023

Nicolas Orance joins Hutchinson’s executive committee from French military supplier Aresia

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Added: 1 Dec 2023

Review of the key figures and data to emerge this week from leading players in the tire & industry

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Added: 1 Dec 2023

Most widely-read news reports posted on the European Rubber Journal website over the last seven days

General Science investing €110m in China tire expansion

Added: 30 Nov 2023

Upgrade project to add 6 million units per year of passenger car tire capacity at Wuxi site

Linglong advances hydrotalcite research

Linglong assessing locations for new tire manufacturing plant

Added: 30 Nov 2023

Chinese group conducting “on-site inspections, analysis and comparisons” for third overseas product…

Pyrum changes location of second German tire pyrolysis plant

Added: 30 Nov 2023

Water-protection requirements for second Saarland unit would have required “considerable additional…

Desma investing after “most successful” year

Desma announces top management change in Slovakia

Added: 30 Nov 2023

Branislav Pavlik to take over as 'sole' leader in January, as Wolfgang Tarrach returns to Germany

Essentially Rubber: Time for "skin-friendly" eco-TPEs

Added: 30 Nov 2023

Leading-edge designs and applications showing how elastomer materials...

Dynasol targets tire market under expansion plan

Dynasol names Quimipol as emulsion rubber distributor

Added: 30 Nov 2023

Exclusive rights to Químicos y Polímeros Corp. to “centralise the operations of the distribution ma…

ERJ Future Tire & Rubber Innovation Awards 2024

Added: 29 Nov 2023

New event to recognise advances and developments that significantly enhance the performance and sus…

Michelin announces plant closures in Germany, loss of 1,532 jobs

Added: 29 Nov 2023

Closing production sites in Karlsruhe, Trier, Homburg, relocating customer support centre to Poland…

German union “not giving up” on Michelin sites

Added: 29 Nov 2023

IGBCE calls for strategies to avoid French group's “shock” closures and relocation plan

Industry group shares 15 years of tire particle research for free

Tire industry CEOs commit to new sustainability plan

Added: 29 Nov 2023

Two-year TIP workplan to address emissions and ELT processing, enhance circularity & sustainability…

Sumitomo Riko building rubber components plant in Japan

Added: 29 Nov 2023

New facility to manufacture antivibration systems for railway vehicles, parts for engineering and c…

Trelleborg divests UK offshore oil & gas unit

Trelleborg divesting US offshore oil & gas operation

Added: 29 Nov 2023

Swedish group divested majority of oil & gas operations in 2021

US hose reinforcement supplier acquires Intercord Thüringen

Tire & rubber reinforcement maker expanding operations

Added: 29 Nov 2023

Beaver to more than double scale of current reinforcement manufacturing facility in Mexico

Pyrum trims sales forecast on lower volumes

Added: 29 Nov 2023

Nine-month results influenced by high level of investment in flagship factory, increase in personne…