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Firestone, Dow contribute to energy modelling tool

Firestone Building Products rebrands as Elevate

Added: 22 Jun 2022

Move part of integration into Holcim’s Building Envelope division

OCSiAl adds graphene nanotube production capacity

HM Royal to distribute OCSiAl graphene nanotubes in US

Added: 22 Jun 2022

Exclusive distribution deal to cover US elastomer market 

VDMA expects 10% drop in machinery sales this year

German machinery makers scale back growth expectations

Added: 21 Jun 2022

Full order books, but fewer new orders in the first four months of 2022

Mitsui Chemicals to expand elastomer production in Singapore

Mitsui to expand elastomers business under 2030 growth plan

Added: 21 Jun 2022

Solar cell elastomers and bio-based TPVs part of Vision 2030 plan to increase profitability

Nokian reports "all-time high" volumes as replacement tire sales recover

Nokian lifts sales guidance, profit outlook remains weak

Added: 21 Jun 2022

Operating environment continues to stay uncertain, especially in Russia

Yokohama begins practical testing of remote tire monitoring technology

Added: 21 Jun 2022

Two Kyoto taxi companies to employ TPRS system

Avon advances warfare protection gear

Added: 21 Jun 2022

Specialised rubber technology employed in design of boots, gloves for CBRN environment

US imposes anti-dumping duties on Chinese tires

Tire industry responds to EU tariff ruling

Added: 20 Jun 2022

BRV: Three main scenarios following court decision to annul duties on Chinese truck & bus tires

EU rubber recycling sector gaining “unprecedented traction”

Added: 20 Jun 2022

BIR leader: "Tires and rubber have rapidly become “one of the most dynamic segments of the recyclin…

James Walker launches new elastomers for oil & gas applications

New growth opportunities for high-performance elastomers

Added: 20 Jun 2022

Smithers research forecasts 3.4% CAGR increase in demand through to 2027

Kuraray raising prices for ‘isoprene chemicals derivatives products’

Kuraray raising prices for ‘isoprene chemicals derivatives products’

Added: 20 Jun 2022

Move in response to increasing production, raw materials and logistics costs

Orion to raise carbon black prices in North America 

Cabot, Orion raising carbon black prices, tighten payment terms

Added: 17 Jun 2022

Increase prompted by emissions control costs, high feedstock prices and "extraordinary rise in oil …

Bridgestone, Dow develop “breakthrough” silicone-based tire sealant technology

Added: 17 Jun 2022

B-Seals can be separated from tires to promote tire repairability after a puncture

Hainan Rubber to build plant for deproteinised NR 

Rubber markets gain despite slowing demand, Covid concerns

Added: 17 Jun 2022

China hit by renewed uncertainty, supply remains strong amid 'weak monsoon'

BASF advances synthetic rubber binder for EV batteries

Added: 17 Jun 2022

New SBR grade enables higher capacity and improved charging performance

Top glove eyes growth with new set-ups, M&As

Top Glove targets 70% NR traceability by 2025

Added: 17 Jun 2022

Company to announce ‘net zero’ targets over the next three years

Sumitomo Rubber adopts sustainable NR policy

Rubber markets impacted by new Covid concerns in China

Added: 16 Jun 2022

Traders uncertain following reimposition of mass-testing and lockdowns in Beijing, Shanghai

Cooper Standard reports strong 2016 financials

Cooper Standard shares dip on 'refinancing' move

Added: 16 Jun 2022

Automotive supplier has “sufficient resources to support ongoing operations…”

BlackCycle project claims 'pyrolysis optimisation' milestone

Added: 16 Jun 2022

Project produces 60,000 litres of “optimised pyrolysis oil” from end-of-life tires

Evonik opens new PU technical service centre in Turkey

Added: 16 Jun 2022

Istanbul facility to serve as “home of polyurethanes” for Middle East and Africa