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China’s tire exports continue to decline in June

China reports strong rebound in tire export levels

Added: 27 Jun 2022

But production last month declined 10% year-on-year, to 70 million units

Michelin appoints new Europe central, China leaders

Added: 27 Jun 2022

David Jean replaces Matthew Ye, who will head up the tire group's Chinese operations

Lehmann&Voss inks flame retardant supply deal

Added: 27 Jun 2022

Alpha Calcit ATH products for rubber industry within the Germany, Austria & Switzerland region

ERJ Tire Tracker

Added: 27 Jun 2022

Porsche rolling on 53% sustainable Michelin racing tires.... Conti recycled bottle tires available …

Halcyon Agri in €28m deal to acquire RCMA’s polymer business

Global Witness turns blind eye to rubber industry

Added: 24 Jun 2022

Environmental lobby group ignores key information in its bid to influence EU deforestation law

Goodyear misses sustainability targets due to Covid

Goodyear targets soybean oil in all tires by 2040

Added: 24 Jun 2022

Tire maker advances sustainability efforts with bio-based alternatives to fossil feedstock

Guizhou Tyre to build new plant in Vietnam

Vietnam tire production & sales project targets €5.2bn revenues 

Added: 24 Jun 2022

Danang Rubber, PHI, Tin Thanh aim to increase production and implement innovative marketing program…

German sustainable rubber filler maker joins WDK

Added: 24 Jun 2022

Xillix offers functional fillers made from lignin as substitute for carbon black

Prometeon opens new R&D centre in Turkey

Prometeon strengthens sustainability measures

Added: 24 Jun 2022

Move involves second-party audits on raw material suppliers, creation of conflict minerals and coba…

Tire rubber sales contribute to Asahi gains

Conti mobility study shows cars remain preferred travel option post-Covid

Added: 24 Jun 2022

Survey in Germany shows more than half use cars more frequently since pandemic

Hyundai links with Michelin to develop greener EV tires

Added: 23 Jun 2022

Partnership to explore ways to increase the use of eco-friendly materials in electric vehicle tires…

Evonik completes €3.6bn acquisition of Air Products division

Evonik launches sustainable ‘liquid polybutadiene’ range

Added: 23 Jun 2022

Also for rubber & tire application, Polyvest eCO reduces use of fossil raw materials by 99.9%

EU to restrict rubber flame retardant levels in waste

Added: 23 Jun 2022

SCCP limits to support circular economy in which waste will be increasingly used as a secondary raw…

Hainan Rubber to build plant for deproteinised NR 

Helixtap launches ‘information-sharing initiative’ with Osaka Exchange

Added: 23 Jun 2022

Digital trader to deliver data and research on global rubber markets to increase transparency

Bridgestone opens US racing tire facility

Added: 23 Jun 2022

Plant to manufacture all Firestone Firehawk race tires for the NTT Indycar series

Elkem appoints new silicones boss

Added: 23 Jun 2022

Larry Zhang named as SVP Elkem Silicones replacing Frederic Jacquin 

Michelin fully acquires Indonesian sustainable rubber project

Added: 22 Jun 2022

French group previously held a 49% share in Sumatra-based initiative

From cracked windscreen to elastomer compound

Added: 22 Jun 2022

Avient incorporating recycled PVB interlayers into automotive TPE materials

SR price pressures ‘set to ease’ after Q2

ERJ Synthetic Rubber Price Tracker

Added: 22 Jun 2022

New ERJ weekly data section tracking pricing developments of key synthetic rubber materials in Euro…

Central European market slows growth at Nokian

Nokian buying land near headquarter to ‘prepare for future’

Added: 22 Jun 2022

Acquired land not part of new EU capacity expansion project