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Tire recycler Pyrum starts trading on Euronext Growth Oslo

Pyrum progresses new German plant, stays focused on Europe

Added: 9 May 2024

Projects to set up waste-tire recycling plants in Greece and Czech Republic said to be progressing …

Ceat profits rise 70% on lower costs, higher volumes

Added: 9 May 2024

Indian tire maker reports “commendable growth,” gains market-share in passenger vehicle segments

NOK, Eneos develop "self-lubricating rubber" for automotive sealing

Added: 9 May 2024

Rubber claimed to reduce friction by up to 40% compared to ‘conventional technology’

Elastomer prediction seminar in Manchester

Rubber conferences to explore industrial challenges, fluoroelastomers

Added: 9 May 2024

UK Elastomer Group programme will next focus on use of elastomers in manufacture, FKM alternatives

Bluestar Elkem opens upgraded silicones R&D centre

Added: 9 May 2024

Shanghai facility to focus of new-energy vehicles, life science, coatings and 3D applications

Trelleborg reports ‘best-to-date’ Q3 despite supply chain woes

Trelleborg finalises acquisition of Finnish pipe repair specialist

Added: 9 May 2024

Acquisition part of group's strategy to grow in water and sewage infrastructure market

Goodyear names new Europe, Asia unit leaders

Goodyear reports higher earnings, lower sales in first quarter

Added: 8 May 2024

Strategic changes, 'favourable price/mix' help to improve results, particularly in Americas...

Cabot reports lower profits in challenging environment

Cabot’s reinforcement materials unit posts 18% rise in earnings

Added: 8 May 2024

Global carbon black volumes improve 6% year-on-year on strong growth in Asia, Europe

ZC Rubber 'investing €554m in Mexico tire plant project'

Added: 8 May 2024

State agency adds to information provided to date about ZC's plans to establish factory in Saltillo…

Researchers develop ‘bacteria-loaded’ biodegradable TPU

Added: 8 May 2024

Material filled with “bacteria spores” which germinate and break down polymer when exposed to nutri…

Enviro’s rCB, oil receive sustainability certification 

Analysis: How rCB can become key to sustainable tire industry

Added: 8 May 2024

Consultancy Emerton issues white paper titled ‘Unlocking the Potential of Recovered Carbon Black’

ERJ Brainteaser: July 

Hankook in €1.1bn deal to buy majority holding in Hanon Systems

Added: 7 May 2024

Korea-based Hanon claimed to be world’s ‘second largest’ automotive thermal-management parts maker

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

Rubber futures steady amid subdued trading

Added: 7 May 2024

Markets in Japan and China report mixed pricing picture as trade slows during May holidays

Orion rubber black results decline despite volume growth

Added: 7 May 2024

Sales also down, due to “the pass-through effect of declining oil prices, partially offset by highe…

FST acquiring German sealing specialist Trygonal

Added: 7 May 2024

Acquisition expected to strengthen group's Freudenberg Xpress ‘rapid prototyping’ business 

Kraiburg TPE advances elastomer compounds for automotive sealing

Added: 7 May 2024

Formulated for exterior use, compounds can be used in TPE-EPDM hybrids for glass run channels and s…

Uzer Makina lists progress with sustainability projects

Added: 7 May 2024

Turkey-based tire machinery maker targets, ethics, biodiversity, recycling, electrical presses

Michelin-licensed rubber plant in Indonesia to start production in 2018

Global chemicals production rises on picks-up in demand

Added: 7 May 2024

VCI: February sees strong growth in chemicals production while pharma segment declines 

Italian tire distributor Magri inks partnership deal with GRI

Added: 4 May 2024

Collaboration follows last year’s acquisition of fellow Italian distributor Donati Gomme

BP chemicals plant facility

BP, Circtec ink eight-year supply deal for tire-derived fuel, feedstock

Added: 3 May 2024

Agreement includes €12.5m funding to advance a Circtec’ plant expansion in The Netherlands