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Kraton increases styrenic copolymer prices

Kraton to increase styrenic copolymer prices

Added: 16 Jun 2022

Manufacturer cites “unprecedented increases in raw materials, energy, and logistics,” for the hike

Yokohama UK taps Prometeon for new CEO

Added: 16 Jun 2022

Peter Fairlie to be supported by managing director Nick Greenfield

Record high for UK car exports

EU new car demand falls 11% in May

Added: 16 Jun 2022

Year-to-date figures down 14% compared to a year ago

Michelin commissions new distribution centre in Stoke

UK to maintain tariffs on truck and bus tires from China

Added: 15 Jun 2022

UK Trade Remedies Agency to initiate ‘transition review’ says not impacted by EU court annulment

Japan’s Daikin invests in graphene nanotubes supplier OCSiAl

OCSiAl expanding graphene nanotube production in Europe

Added: 15 Jun 2022

New facility near Belgrade to lower supply chain costs, improve exports outside EU

Energy costs hit EU chemical exports

BASF claims 'significantly' low-carbon footprint for chemical intermediates

Added: 15 Jun 2022

Products used in a wide range of applications, including car tires

DKT returns late June to welcome over 3k visitors

Added: 15 Jun 2022

More than 250 companies to exhibit, 133 lectures to be presented

Trelleborg dual-function seals can cut automotive emissions

Added: 15 Jun 2022

New design provides vibration damping in engines and transmissions to prevent damage

Top Glove to bolster capacity, technology, supply

Top Glove sees dramatic decline in sales, profits as market contracts

Added: 14 Jun 2022

Malaysian gloves maker says "weathering effects of normalisation”

VW steps up natural rubber sustainability efforts

Added: 14 Jun 2022

German car maker working on contractual requirements for responsible NR sourcing

Zeon’s elastomers unit signals strong rebound

Zeon raising prices of synthetic rubbers, latex

Added: 14 Jun 2022

Price increases to come into effect at the beginning of July

Goodyear recalls 1,600 truck tires

Goodyear targets ‘beginning of 2023’ for full Cooper Tire integration

Added: 14 Jun 2022

US tire manufacturer “on track to deliver full value” of the merger



Ford taps Hutchinson anti-vibration tech for EVs

Added: 14 Jun 2022

E-compressor bracket cuts vibrations transmitted to vehicles by 'up to -30dB'

People: Orion reshuffles executive team

Orion looks to double earnings by 2025

Added: 13 Jun 2022

Carbon black maker sees “incredible pricing environment” in Europe, North America

Nokian starts commercial production at US tire plant

Former Nokian bosses acquitted of securities market offences

Added: 13 Jun 2022

Case involved allegations of securities disclosure offences and misuse of insider information

German rubber chief warns against recent market developments

Tail-off in price rises for rubber raw materials?

Added: 13 Jun 2022

Latest SNCP figures suggest some plateauing, though at very high levels

Fenner develops new conveyor belt for high heat applications

Added: 13 Jun 2022

Belt features single-ply carcass which helps eliminate “common problem of delamination”

Covestro names new CEO to replace Patrick Thomas

Covestro extends contract with CEO ahead of schedule

Added: 13 Jun 2022

Markus Steilemann to remain as chief executive for another five years

Cabot increases prices for speciality compounds globally

Sharp rise in China carbon black exports to Europe

Added: 10 Jun 2022

Trend signals needs for “major new investments in supply chain logistics, infrastructure”



Semperit opens new North America HQ, manufacturing facility

Added: 10 Jun 2022

Plant in Newnan, Georgia set to boost growth in the industrial sector