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Tatneft gains Russian government’s approval to buy Nokian Tyres operations

Added: 14 Mar 2023

But “uncertainties still remain related to the transaction and the timing…”

Hankook earnings fall on lower sales in key markets

Hankook halts production at major tire plant after fire

Added: 14 Mar 2023

Daejeon facility generates a large proportion of the Korean group's production and sales

Sumitomo creates regional HQs in major restructuring

Sumitomo Rubber targets European EV market with new product launch

Added: 14 Mar 2023

Japanese group ‘accelerating development of EV tires’ in response to growing demand

Lummus to supply technology for Kazakh butadiene plant

Added: 14 Mar 2023

New facility to feed Butadiene LLP's new synthetic rubber production facility

Update: Synthetic rubber pricing data

Added: 14 Mar 2023

Weekly data compiled by ChemAnalyst based on selected commodity trading activity in Europe

Evonik performance materials' sales drop 11%

VCI says German chemical industry undergoing ‘reorganisation’

Added: 14 Mar 2023

Companies seeking to reduce dependency on raw materials from ‘high-risk’ countries

Versalis-owned JV produces bio-rubber from sugars

Versalis showcasing sustainable materials advances

Added: 14 Mar 2023

Elastomer innovations with a focus on the circular-economy and sustainability...

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

Rubber futures drop sharply as sentiment turns bearish

Added: 13 Mar 2023

“Speculative selling and long liquidations pushed prices downward amid heavy trading activities…”

Arlanxeo upgrades China elastomers lab for battery applications

Added: 13 Mar 2023

New 'pouch cell' line to develop innovative synthetic rubber-based technologies for lithium-ion bat…

Sinochem company building 70ktpa carbon black plant in China

Added: 13 Mar 2023

Facility to provide ‘better and more diversified’ products for downstream industry

Enviro sees “favourable conditions” for large-scale tire recovery plant in UK 

Russia sanctions ‘drive up interest in recovered carbon black’

Added: 13 Mar 2023

Enviro: “Many companies are reviewing their long-term risks related to the supply of materials…”

Smiley Monroe opening conveyor belt plant in US

Smiley Monroe notes ‘significant changes’ in materials-handling industries

Added: 13 Mar 2023

Conveyor belt maker reports trends towards sustainability, safety and the adoption of digital techn…

Malaysian gloves makers seek to address US, UK human rights concerns

Added: 10 Mar 2023

MARGMA meets with representatives of national agencies to discuss efforts to prevent forced labour

Tire rubber sales contribute to Asahi gains

Mutares rolls out new tier 1 automotive supplier

Added: 10 Mar 2023

Frankfurt-headquartered Amaneos to combine three Murates companies with over €1.2bn sales

Camfin, Chinese partner seek to strengthen Pirelli stake

Russia 'a drag on Pirelli profitability'

Added: 10 Mar 2023

The country accounted for 4% of group sales and 11% of total capacity in 2022

Mood starts to lift but challenging year ahead for German chemicals industry

Added: 10 Mar 2023

Business sentiment improves though industry association VCI sees “no powerful recovery this time”

UK rubber consultancies form recruitment service partnership 

Rubber Industry People Tracker

Added: 9 Mar 2023

Biesterfeld leadership change... Otto Krahn departure... Covestro CFO... Dayco aftermarket leader..…

At the Nyíregyháza site, which manufactures air spring systems, ContiTech has invested €16 million in upgrading the 4000 m2 production space to be completed this year.

Conti posts diverging results for ContiTech, Tires units

Added: 9 Mar 2023

Industrial rubber unit reports 42% profit decline, while tire earnings come in 5% higher

Evonik to expand silicone production in Germany, China

Evonik relocates North America HQ, moves to hybrid work model

Added: 9 Mar 2023

Move part of larger site rationalisation plan, aimed at retaining talent

 Michelin Chennai plant

Michelin steps up energy-transition programme

Added: 9 Mar 2023

Initiatives in response to "current geopolitical situation and spiralling energy costs"