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European tire markets in tough second half

ETRMA joins urgent, cross-sector call for clarification on EUDR

Added: 4 Apr 2024

22 industry bodies demand “urgent clarification and workable solutions” for implementation of EU de…

Sumitomo Rubber introducing technology to detect loose wheel nuts

Added: 4 Apr 2024

SRI already has one commercial OEM customer for the Sensing Core technology to reduce risk of runaw…

Sri Trang Gloves starts major capacity expansion 

Sri Trang impacted by El Nino, gloves over-supply in 2023

Added: 4 Apr 2024

Earnings decline 62% as both natural rubber and gloves segments report lower operating profits

Datwyler cuts resource consumption, eyes CO2 neutrality

Volker Cwielong takes over as new Datwyler CEO

Added: 4 Apr 2024

Swiss rubber products group announced top-executive appointment in October last year

Dow reports higher sales in second quarter

Dow appoints new Performance Materials & Coatings leader

Added: 4 Apr 2024

Brendy Lange was previously responsible for Dow's Industrial Solutions and the growth of its global…

New partnership to help NR industry comply with EUDR regulation

Added: 3 Apr 2024

RubberWay, Farmforce signal large-scale roll-out of technology to address new EU traceability requi…

Albis unveils polyamide adhesion modified TPV grades

Global tire consortium identifies five potential 6PPD alternatives

Added: 3 Apr 2024

Preliminary assessment by USTMA-organised consortium conducted on more than 60 initial candidates

Semperit targets strong earnings growth despite market challenges

Added: 3 Apr 2024

Austrian rubber products group continues to observe different developments for two new divisions

Goodyear opens driving simulation centre in Luxembourg

Added: 3 Apr 2024

New European facility to help Goodyear enhance tire design and development process

Michelin supplying tires for new Peugeot SUVs

Added: 3 Apr 2024

"Deployed significant industrial means to accompany the commercial success of the new Peugeot model…

Essentially Rubber: Animal-free drive

Added: 3 Apr 2024

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

Brenntag acquires UK distributor Lawrence Industries

Added: 3 Apr 2024

Move to expand footprint and technology portfolio in ‘material science’, including rubber

Rubber futures pricing reverses in China, Singapore

Added: 2 Apr 2024

JPX reports sharp decrease in ‘open interest’ last week on Chinese trading exchanges

Technology: Longer battery life with Hutchinson’s insulating system 

Hutchinson develops fire-resistant EPDM rubber for EV batteries

Added: 2 Apr 2024

Halogen-free sealing material tailored to address battery-pack safety issues in electric vehicles

REP ‘combines forces’ of two subsidiaries in Italy

Added: 2 Apr 2024

Strategic move comes two years after French rubber machinery group’s integration of RPM

Zeon invests in US battery-materials developer

Added: 2 Apr 2024

Coreshell's nanotechnology said to address battery ‘degradation’ issues, enhance electric vehicle p…

Kemya, Continental Carbon start Saudi carbon black plant

UK chemical firms report pick-up in orders, sales

Added: 2 Apr 2024

Chemical Business Association poll finds markedly improved view of market prospects

Momentive acquires KCC silicones business

Korean group KCC to ‘fully acquire’ Momentive Performance Materials

Added: 2 Apr 2024

KCC purchased Momentive in a $3bn deal in 2019 as part of a Korean consortium

Bridgestone develops new lunar rover concept tire

Added: 1 Apr 2024

To be unveiled during ‘space symposium’ in Colorado, new concept employs 'air free' technology

Eastman discussing efficiency in tire production at IEC 2019

Conti's energy-consumption now '22% below tire industry average'

Added: 28 Mar 2024

Figure based on benchmarking against energy-usage across the world’s leading tire manufacturers...